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Chan Is Missing Details

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This thriller about a $4000 robbery was successfully lensed by writer/director Wayne Wang on a budget of $22,000. Cabdrivers Wood Moy and Marc Hayashi are robbed by the elusive Chan Hung (whom we never see in the film). As Moy and Hayashi track down the thief, Wang offers indelible images of the seamier portions of San Francisco's Chinatown. Whether the two cabbies ever retrieve their lost loot is immaterial; the film is a mood and character piece, seasoned with unexpected moments of laughter. Chan is Missing became a sleeper on the arthouse circuit, a fact that would open many professional doors for the multi-talented Wayne Wang. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

  • Release date:April 24, 1982

Cast

Marc Hayashi
as Steve
Wood Moy
as Jo
Laureen Chew
as Amy
Judi Nihei
as Lawyer
Peter Wang
as Henry the Cook
Presco Tabios
as Presco
Virginia Cerenio
as Jenny's Friend
Roy Chan
as Mr. Lee
Ellen Yeung
as Mrs. Chan Hung
George Woo
as George
Frankie Alarcon
as Frankie

Crew

Wayne Wang
Director
Wayne Wang
Producer
Wayne Wang
Screenwriter
Terrel Seltzer
Screenwriter
Isaac Cronin
Screenwriter
Michael Chin
Cinematographer
Wayne Wang
Editor
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