Dim Sum: A Little Bit of Heart
Dim Sum: A Little Bit of Heart (1985)

A Chinese-American family living in San Francisco is torn apart by the conflicting wishes of a traditional mother (Kim Chew) and her daughter (Laureen Chew, the real daughter of Kim Chew)--who wants to marry an American doctor.

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: August 9, 1985
DVD Release Date: January 24, 2006
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

What is remarkable is the way Wang deals with this complex set of emotions, in a movie that is essentially a comedy.

Emanuel Levy

Playfully celebrating Asian cuisine (every scene displays food), this family melodrama deals with the erosion of traditional values.

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Daniel M. Kimmel
Worcester Telegram & Gazette

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