City of Richmond presents Double Happiness

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Double Happiness

Director: Mina Shum Run Time: 87min Genre(s): Drama

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Jade Li (Oh), a vivacious Chinese Canadian, wants to become an actress without upsetting her extremely traditional parents. It’s a balancing act that Jade is finding difficult to achieve. Talking in English, wearing western clothes and going out with non-Asian guys, Jade leads a secret life when she leaves her stuffy-but-warm domestic scene each day. Things come to a head when Mark (Rennie), a white Canadian graduate student, insists on turning their casual fling into something more meaningful. It’s a relationship that Jade’s parents would hate. What should she do?

Sandra Oh won the Best Actress Genie for her performance. The film also won prizes in Vancouver, Berlin and Turin.

Cast: Callum Keith Rennie, Sandra Oh
Ratings by province or territory:
Alberta - NR
British Columbia - NR
Manitoba - PG
New Brunswick - 14
Newfoundland and Labrador - NR
Nova Scotia - 14
Northwest Territories - NR
Nunavut - NR
Ontario - PG
Prince Edward Island - 14
Québec - G
Saskatchewan - NR
Yukon - NR
Film language(s): English
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City of Richmond, 7700 Minoru Gate, Richmond, BC V6Y 1R9
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Venue: City of Richmond

Date: April 19, 2017

Time: 7:00 PM

Ticket price: Free

Event Details: Tickets are available at the venue both in advance and on the day of the event.

4:00 pm - Snowtime! 
7:00 pm - Double Happiness

Event Primary Language: English

Event Accessibility: This venue is accessible.

Free Admission

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