Based on 232 votes and 6 reviews
One of the most imaginative and emotional movies I`ve ever seen! Truthful, daring, and unapologetically heartfelt. Julia Kwan has made a steller entertainment that stayed with me. Definetly one of (if not THE) best movie(s) I`ve seen this year (2006). This is the sort of smart, universal film that would have grabbed audiences had it been given a "GREEK WEDDING" release.
My sweetheart and I went out for dinner and a movie to celebrate Valentine`s Day / Lupercalia - a wonderful film that I`m going to be recommending everyone go see: Eve and the Fire Horse, about a Vancouver Chinese family in the early 1970s coping with grief and loss - a miscarriage and family death lead the mother to become more deeply Buddhist and the two daughters to become Catholics. It is funny, very touching (I cried a couple times) and has lovely unaffected performances - half in Cantonese with subtitles, half in English dialogue, respectful yet funny blending of cultures, religion and traditions. The actors are just excellent - not a
I wanted to see what the hype was about in the Georgia Straight.. Though I was rather lost in the ending, I must say it was a good movie to watch. Overall, it was a pleasant and touching story that shed accurate insight in Chinese-Canadian culture (I haven`t watched Joy Luck Club and Double Happiness). For once, it`s quite refreshing to see good chinese film presence instead of blockbuster movies that involve chinese actors dressed up as Japanese Geishas or Kung-fu kicking gangsters. I hope there is more to come. **Spoiler Alert** Upon deeper analysis, you can see the challenges of Chinese-Canadian children growing up in a Wes
I love it very much.
Best Movie in Years - Very Vancouver Very Canadian Yet Universal The Sundance Jury Award at Chinese New Year was Good Fortune
Really excellent! Very real and very moving! One of the best and most sensitive films I have seen in a long time.