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My Mother is a Belly Dancer Details


In the tradition of and , a group of older Cantonese women are liberated when their original dance class is canceled and switched to belly dancing in the life-affirming comedy drama My Mother Is a Belly Dancer. The film focuses on Mrs. Wong (Kristal Tin), Mrs. Chan, (Amy Chum) and Mrs. Lee (Sydney), three ladies who find catharsis by performing a dance that most of their community considers lurid and uncivilized. The film was screened at the Rotterdam International Film Festival and was directed by 2005's Amy Chum's screenwriter Lee Kung-lok. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi

  • Release date:September 23, 2006