Venerable tai chi master Mr. Chu moves from Beijing to New York, but clashes with his American daughter-in-law. The screenplay was based on Lee’s reflections on the isolation he felt after moving to the United States. 1992, Taiwan/U.S., color, 35mm, in English and Mandarin with English subtitles, 107 minutes.
The Wedding Banquet (Xi yan)
New York yuppie real-estate magnate Wai Tung hasn’t the heart to tell his parents that he’s gay. When he lies about his upcoming marriage, they surprise him by arriving from Taiwan for the wedding. Plot twists abound, culminating in a magnificent wedding feast. 1993, Taiwan/U.S., color, 35mm, in English and Mandarin with English subtitles, 111 minutes.