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99 Ratings

Chan Is Missing

Directed by Wayne Wang
United States, 1982


Two cabbies search San Francisco’s Chinatown for a mysterious character who has disappeared with their $4,000. Their quest leads them on a humorous, if mundane, journey which illuminates the many problems experienced by Chinese-Americans trying to assimilate into contemporary American society.

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Chan Is Missing Directed by Wayne Wang

Awards & Festivals

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

1982 | Winner: Independent/Experimental Film and Video Award

National Film Preservation Board

1995 | Winner: National Film Registry

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