DVD Release: Watching TV with the Red Chinese

DVD Release Date: Available now
Price: DVD $9.99
Studio: MVD

A trio of Chinese exchange students, Tzu (James Chen, The Walking Dead), Wa (Keong Sim, Dead To Me) and Chen (Leonardo Nam, The Fast and the Furious: Toyko Drift) arrive in New York City in 1980, eager to experience what America has to offer in the 2012 comedy Watching TV with the Red Chinese.

In the film, the exchange students make friends including a literature teacher named Dexter (Ryan O’Nan, Queen of the South) and his girlfriend Suzanne (Gillian Jacobs, TV’s Community). But as they try to adjust to the New York City atmosphere, they become disillusioned with America, eventually buying a firearm for self-defense…!

Directed by Shimon Dotan (Diamond Dogs), the comedy is based on the 1992 novel by Luke Whisnant.

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About Laurence

Founder and editor Laurence Lerman saw Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest when he was 13 years old and that’s all it took. He has been writing about film and video for more than a quarter of a century for magazines, anthologies, websites and most recently, Video Business magazine, where he served as the Reviews Editor for 15 years.