Ms. Purple

Nominee
Grand Jury Prize ~ Dramatic
Sundance Film Festival
'Ms. Purple' is a gorgeous film about one of the worst moments of many people’s lives.

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Ms. Purple

From award-winning filmmaker Justin Chon (Gook, 2017), MS. PURPLE is a poignant drama about Asian-American sister and brother Kasie (Tiffany Chu) and Carey (Teddy Lee), who were raised and are now seemingly stuck in Koreatown, Los Angeles. Abandoned by their mother and brought up by their father, the siblings continue to struggle with deep emotional wounds from the difficulty of the parental dynamic. Now, with their father on his death bed, the estranged Carey comes home to help Kasie care for him. As they reunite over their dying father, Kasie and Carey confront their shared past, trying to mend their relationship.
Genre
Drama, Women and Film
Runtime
87
Language
English
Director
Justin Chon
Writer(s)
Justin Chon, Chris Dinh
Cast
Tiffany Chu, Teddy Lee, Octavio Pizano, James Kang
Awards:
Nominee, Grand Jury Prize ~ Dramatic, Sundance Film Festival
FEATURED REVIEW
Andrew Bundy, The Playlist

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