The genre-blending project is led by Michelle Yeoh, and comes from directors Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert. Billed creatively as “Daniels,” their past credits include the festival title “Swiss Army Man.”
Premiering on March 11 in Austin, Texas, the film is described as a hilarious and big-hearted sci-fi action adventure about an exhausted Chinese American woman (Yeoh) who can’t seem to finish her taxes.
“We are thrilled to premiere Daniels’ latest work, which is fantastically inventive, entertaining, emotionally grounded, and crammed with the exceptional creativity that makes their projects so satisfying,” said Janet Pierson, SXSW director of film. “Audiences are going to have their minds blown by this extraordinary feat of filmmaking.”
Kwan and Scheinert made their names in the music video genre, with clips like DJ Snake and Lil Jon’s “Turn