Silence Into Silence

1989, 26:00 minutes, colour, English & Cantonese


A'Mum's family is moving to Edmonton where they are to open a restaurant. But A'Mum wishes to remain in Montreal pursuing her own career. Her decision creates conflict within the family circle especially with her older sister who believes in traditional family values.

La famille de A'Mum (Christine) doit quitter Montréal pour s'installer à Edmonton. Le désir de A'Mum de rester à Montréal provoque des remous au sein de sa famille, notamment avec sa soeur aînée qui tient fermement à l'unité familiale.

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Critical Writing

Remodeling Asian Media
by Lloyd Wong. Afterimage, May 1991, v. 18, no. 10.
Yellow Peril: Reconsidered
by Stephen Lee. Fuse, Fall 1991, v. 15, no. 1/2.