year of the fish review

Here's a brief review of Year of the Fish, a film that made its premiere at Sundance last week: Sundance, day nine: fish stories. It screened after my brief trip to Park City, so I didn't get a chance to catch it, but it sounded interesting... at the very least. It's a Cinderella story based on a Chinese folktale, set in New York with Chinese immigrants and massage parlors and all that. It's also pseudo-animated with a rotoscope effect, a la A Scanner Darkly and Waking Life, and has a pretty decent cast. Here's a brief interview with the director: David Kaplan, Year of the Fish. And here's film's website.

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