Cast: Yeena Sung, Yun Jeong, Hyanghwa Lim, Charles Ryu
Grab a seat at the Choi’s dinner table for an intergenerational, international culture clash in HAPPY CLEANERS, from directors Peter S. Lee and CAAMFest 2017 alum Julian Kim (CALL TAXI).
The story is told around meals with the Korean American family, who have a mixed bag of feelings about one another. Mr. and Mrs. Choi work hard to run the family dry cleaning business and support their two children, Hyunny and Kevin, but are becoming more disappointed with their kids’ choices. Hyunny and Kevin grow more disconnected from their parents as they struggle to find their own path and identity as children of immigrants.
When tensions bubble over, the family business is threatened, and the Choi’s are on the verge of burning bridges between one another, they must break through barriers in order to save what matters most to each of them — happiness, understanding, acceptance and family. — Brian Ray
Expected attendee: Julian Kim (Director) for Sat, May 11 screening.