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The Screen Guide

CHINESE TAKE AWAY, an adaptation of an acclaimed physical theatre show, uniquely blends poetic storytelling, drama and archival footage, to bring a true story to the screen. Performer and writer, Anna Yen, in seeking to understand a family tragedy, unravels stories about her grandmother, her mother and herself. The film moves from China in the early 1900s, through Hong Kong in the 30s, suburban Sydney in the 60s into the present day. Chinese Take Away tells a deeply personal story about strength, loss and transformation that resonates universally.

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Crew

Director
Mitzi Goldman
Writers
Mitzi Goldman  Anna Yen
Producer
Mitzi Goldman

Cast

Anna Yen

Production Details

Production Completion
2002
Genre
Art and culture, History and national identity
Production Company
Looking Glass Pictures Pty. Ltd.

Sales

International Sales
Looking Glass Pictures Pty. Ltd.