Long Life, Happiness & Prosperity
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Director Mina Shum re-teams with the lead actress behind her breakthrough debut film Double Happiness in this magic-realist romantic comedy. Long Life, Happiness and Prosperity stars Sandra Oh as Kin Ho, a lonely single mom living in Vancouver with her impish 12-year-old daughter, Mindy (Valerie Tian). Mindy stumbles across a corner magic store while traipsing through Chinatown one day, and begins to believe that spells and potions are the perfect means for improving her mother's life. Her purchases not achieving the desired results, Mindy resorts to more serious schemes, courtesy of a… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 29%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"With the sure hand of a skilled miniaturist, Mina Shum has crafted a nearly flawless film."
‑ Susan Walker, Toronto Star
"The cold and dreary weather is a perfect metaphor for the movie itself, which contains few laughs and not much drama."
‑ Steve Rhodes, Internet Reviews
"An awkwardly contrived exercise in magic realism."
‑ Liam Lacey, Globe and Mail
"The story is smart and entirely charming in intent and execution."
‑ Liz Braun, Jam! Movies
"Long Life, Happiness & Prosperity is more often forced than affecting."
‑ Shlomo Schwartzberg, Boxoffice Magazine
"The problematic characters and overly convenient plot twists foul up Shum's good intentions."
‑ Jason Anderson, eye WEEKLY
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