FINDING JULIA

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SYNOPSIS

In Manhattan, Eurasian acting student Julia Chamonix is unable to enjoy the privileged life she shares with her doting father. Haunted by the tragic early death of her mother-a former star actress and singer in Vietnam-and likewise haunted by a secret desire she has to hide from the world, Julia struggles in her acting studies under renowned coach Igor. However, her ambitions to emulate her mother's success are thwarted by her severe difficulties with the English language. Her only confidante is her wise Vietnamese grandmother, but even with her she limits what she confides. Meanwhile she begins to experience recurrent nightmares in which she relives the car accident that killed her mother. Caught between two very different cultures, East and West, Julia questions if she will ever fit in anywhere. As she attempts to understand who she is and how to forge a more confident identity from both parts of her birthright, her...

 

ABOUT THE FILM:

Genre: Drama

Country: USA

Year: 2016

Duration: 92 minutes

Director: Igor Sunara

Language(s):   English | Vietnamese

Subtitles: English subtitles

Producer(s): Ha Phuong, Susan Batson, Luanne Chu, Derek Curl, Alan Ford, Roland Nguyen, Igor Sunara

Screenplay: Andrew Craft, Kieu Chinh, Minh Ngoc Nguyen, Ha Phuong

Cinematographer:  Igor Sunara

Editor: John Scott Cook, Ha Phuong, David Van

Sound: Mike Silvestri

Music: Milosz Jeziorski  

Principal Cast:   Ha Phuong, Andrew McCarthy, Richard Chamberlain

Dates & Times: October 28, 2017 7:00 PM

Plays In:  ArcLight Cinemas - Culver City

Eventbrite - Asian World Film Festival - FINDING JULIA - USA