Jimmy loves dinosaurs and sleeps on the top bunk. Unfortunately, Jimmy is 40 and shares that bunk with Bob, his 10-year-old nephew. Freshly divorced, Jimmy lives with his sister Aiko and her family while boldly searching for a new wife.
This film is not currently playing on MUBI but 30 other great films are. See what's now showing
Choosing an idiot man-child as the lead is certainly as baffling as it is irritating. But the one saving grace is that this isn't another tedious, angst-ridden cliche about "the Asian American identity". The characters simply happen to be Asian, which is completely secondary to the family dynamics. How nice that they can just BE and not culturally dissected.
A kind of 40 year old virgin with a mostly Japanese cast. All the best bits were in the trailer. The hour and a half run time adds nothing but awkwardness. This is an example of a quirky independent flick going too far over the edge.