Karena Lam plays a mother suffering from cancer in American Girl (category IIA; Mandarin), directed by Fiona Roan. Caitlin Fang co-stars.
Karena Lam plays a mother suffering from cancer in American Girl (category IIA; Mandarin), directed by Fiona Roan. Caitlin Fang co-stars.

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American Girl movie review: Karena Lam, Caitlin Fang play mother and daughter in Golden Horse Awards-winning family drama

  • A woman with cancer and her daughters move back to Taiwan from the US in a film that perfectly captures a family tragedy from the point of an uprooted teenager
  • Where American Girl struggles is in earning our sympathy for the others – such as Karena Lam and Kaiser Chuang’s characters, who minimise her impending death

Topic |   Chinese language cinema
Karena Lam plays a mother suffering from cancer in American Girl (category IIA; Mandarin), directed by Fiona Roan. Caitlin Fang co-stars.
Karena Lam plays a mother suffering from cancer in American Girl (category IIA; Mandarin), directed by Fiona Roan. Caitlin Fang co-stars.
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