Dim Sum Funeral
Dim Sum Funeral (2008)

Death brings a contentious family together (though that doesn't mean they get along) in this comedy-drama from director Anna Chi. When elderly Mrs. Xiao (Lisa Lu) dies in her sleep at home, her housekeeper and close friend Viola (Talia… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: November 8, 2008
DVD Release Date: July 21, 2009
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Justin Chang

So jaw-droppingly misguided in its blend of mawkish sentiment and comic relief that it almost elicits one's grudging admiration.

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Fr. Chris Carpenter
Movie Dearest

Too simplistic to be believable.

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Ernest Hardy
L.A. Weekly

Director Anna Chi's Chinese-American family drama, from a screenplay by Donald Martin, is ambitious in scope and banal in execution.

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Pete Hammond
Boxoffice Magazine

Overly melodramatic and soap operatic. Very familiar episodic look at a comtemporary Chinese/American family and the gaps that divide them.

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Don Willmott

There were plenty of opportunities for originality here, but other than toying with a layer of Asian exoticism, writer Donald Martin doesn't stray far from convention

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I liked this movie. Through the circumstance of their mom's funeral, a Chinese-American family come together for the week-long traditional Chinese… More