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Slanted Screen, The

Slanted Screen, The(2006)

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Brief Synopsis

Explores the portrayals of Asian men in American cinema, chronicling the experiences of actors who have had to struggle against ethnic stereotyping and limited work. The film presents a critical examination of Hollywood's image-making machine, through a fascinating parade of 50 film clips spanning a century. It includes interviews with actors Mako, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, James Shigeta, Dustin Nguyen, Phillip Rhee, Will Yun Lee, Tzi Ma, Jason Scott Lee, comedian Bobby Lee, producer Terence Chang, casting director Heidi Levitt, writer Frank Chin, and directors Gene Cajayon and Eric Byler.

Cast & Crew

Jeff Adachi Director
Daniel Dae Kim Narrator
Anne Kaneko Director Of Photography
Jeff Adachi Screenplay
Robert Chan Executive Producer
Alex Yeung Coproducer
Alex Yeung Editor
Sean Dana Music
Michael Becker Original Score
Say Bok Gwai Theme Music
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MPAA Ratings:  NR Premiere Info: 
Release Date:  2006 Production Date: 
Color/B&W:  Distributions Co: 
Sound:  Production Co:  .....Domestic Theatrical Distributor, Pbs .....Domestic Tv Distributor, Passion River .....Domestic Video Distributor
Duration(mins):  Country:  United States (USA)
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  • Asian women on film

    Shelby 2008-06-03

    While I greatly enjoyed "The Slanted Screen" I was disappointed that this documentary was entirely about the male experience in film. The... MORE>