Wonton (2005)

Wonton is a story about a young Chinese woman and her witty escape during an Immigration Customs Enforcement raid of the US restaurant where she is illegally employed. Not only does Grace ... See full summary »

Director:

Wenhwa Ts'Ao

Writer:

Wenhwa Ts'Ao
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Cast

Credited cast:
Roberto Carvanza Roberto Carvanza ... Armando
Ghuon Chung Ghuon Chung ... Waiter B
D.J. Howard D.J. Howard ... Edward
Mack McLaughlin Mack McLaughlin ... Pete
Jenny Sanchez Jenny Sanchez ... Laula
Cy Shim Cy Shim ... Chinese Waiter
Jennifer Shin Jennifer Shin ... Grace
Phi Tang Phi Tang ... Chef
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Storyline

Wonton is a story about a young Chinese woman and her witty escape during an Immigration Customs Enforcement raid of the US restaurant where she is illegally employed. Not only does Grace get away, she helps Armando, an underage Salvadorian dishwasher, to avoid the fate of the other illegal workers, who are subjected to humiliating treatment, capture, and possible deportation. The film gives a glimpse into the microcosm of life in a restaurant, and through a simple story, magnifies the need for human beings to have the right to pursue a better life. Written by Ts'ao, Wen Hwa

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Genres:

Short

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 October 2005 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Budget:

$25,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(original)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color (NTSC Color)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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