Year Of The Fish

Set in Manhattan's Chinatown, almost entirely rotoscoped and narrated by a giant koi, David Kaplan's modern-day spin on the tale of Cinderella has a certain weird charm, but it's too seamy for children and too simplistic played for adults. Naïve, 17-year-old Ye Xian (An Nguyen) comes to New York to work in a beauty parlor owned by Mrs. Su (Tsai Chin),...read more

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Year of the Fish
In this modern-day adaptation of Cinderella, newcomer David Kaplan transposes the fairytale s archetypical characters to a vibrant urban setting: a ma (more…)
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  • Released: 2008
  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Set in Manhattan's Chinatown, almost entirely rotoscoped and narrated by a giant koi, David Kaplan's modern-day spin on the tale of Cinderella has a certain weird charm, but it's too seamy for children and too simplistic played for adults. Naïve, 17-ye… (more)

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