The Neo-Noir Canon: Part I


Directed by Wayne Wang

USA, 1982, 1h 16min, DCP

The Neo-Noir Canon: Part I

There are no current or future screenings planned for this film.

“Still looks brazenly inventive and bracingly fresh”
Film Comment

“Serves notice that Wang is a filmmaker to watch.”
–Gene Siskel

A groundbreaking independent film, Wayne Wang’s first feature is a black-and-white neo-noir puzzle set in San Francisco’s Chinatown. As its protagonist, cab driver Jo (Wood Moy), searches for a man named Chan who owes him money, we are exposed to all kinds of facets of Asian-American life that had never been essayed on film before.

Chan Is Missing

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