Red Bean Soup
Director: Kadi Tsang
Running Time: 18
DCFF SCreening: 2021
In the backdrop of present-day New York, the film follows a couple in their 70s who immigrated from Hong Kong, happily married for decades. The husband (Chun), who has been suffering from Dementia, has slowly forgotten his wife (Lin). Harkening to the old days in Hong Kong selling their iconic Red Bean Soup, Lin hopes to bring her husband’s memory back through the nostalgic bowl of this heartwarming desert.
Screening History & Awards
Winner: First Run Film Festival – Wasserman Award, Carl Lerner Award for a Film with Social Significance, Craft Award for Screenwriting
DCFF Screening Information
Cantonese with English subtitles
Plays with the Around the World in 83 Minutes shorts package sponsored by Pacific Northwest Shop.