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Review of movie Filial Party: Bits of realism are prized virtues

Published on May 7, 2014 7:24 PM

Review Comedy-drama


110 minutes/Opens tomorrow/**

The story: A group of contestants from various social backgrounds battle it out on a TV game show, I Am Filial, in which the one deemed most filial to his parents will win $1 million. As finalists Ah Beng (Christopher Lee), Yoona (Hayley Woo) and Yishuang (Ann Kok) do all they can to prove themselves filial, game show host Millionaire Liu (Mark Lee) plots to complicate things for the sake of increasing viewership ratings.

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