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F3 Austin American-Statesman Friday, November 12, 1982 'Chan is Missing' enlightening film By PATRICK TAGGART mtm-m. mm 521 THOMPSON OFf 183 Fl li. 1 A 1 Ml s- 0F M0NT0COLIS KlJIINW PHONE: 385-5328 24 HOUR ADULT THEATRE COMPLEX VIDEO TAPE RENTALS ft SALES LARGEST SELECTION LOWEST PRICES BLONDES HAVE I FVpnoFn I WINTER" MORE FUN EAfUSCLI HEAT LOVE OF BLACK SILK "ALL MALE PLEASURE I STOCKINGS CAST DISCOUNT: MILITARY STUDENT SENIORS COUPLES V.F.V.8787 LADIES AUX. 500 V.F.W. Dr.
IH-35 N. TURKEY DINNER AND BAZAAR Nov. 14, 1982 Serving Time 1 1:30 to 2:00 Adult Plate $3 Children under 12 yrs. 150 PUBLIC INVITED American-Statesman Staff "Nothing is what it seems," says one of the characters in the long-delayed "Chan Is Missing" at the Varsity. He might as well have been talking about the film in which he is so compassionately portrayed.
This grainy little black-and-white movie is ostensibly a de-- tective mystery, but in fact it is an enlightening filmic discussion on what it is to be a Chinese-American in San "Francisco. One expects to see documentaries about such issues, but "Chan," which was written and directed on a shoestring by V5rVayne Wang, puts its themes in the ever- accessible mystery format, and with excellent results. Though the technical 'quality is poor and the print obviously well-traveled, "Chan Is Missing" is a film of good ideas and fine performances. action is centered on the disappearance of a never-seen Chan Hung, friend and business partner of Chinese-'--Americans Steve (Marc Hayashi) and Jo (Wood Moy). Their investigation takes them to friends, relatives, businessmen, lawyers, restaurateurs, all of whom shed a little light on Chan and, not incidentally, the effects both positive and negative of the cultural confluence of Chinatown.
and Jo represent two sides of the same subculture. Jo, though a native-born American, is old enough to know how the FOB (fresh off the boat) Chinese feel displaced in the American environ- 'A i t. flhrifllBHBBIBBIIII ADULT TIinATHS no coohstohh a Open24Hrs. 1 2 Full Length XXX movies 1 also 22 peep shows. City's Largest Selection of: MAGS NOVELTIES 8 mm FILMS LINGERIE Exclusive Video Club NEW LARGE THEATRE SCREEN FOR YOUR VIEWING PLEASURE a llllll Pulitzer Prize-winning drama by George Kelly.
8pm, November 10-13 Theater Room, 23rd and San Jacinto 1 Public $4, StudentsSenior Citizens $3 Public $4, StudentsSenior Citizens $3 Tickets' at PAC. Erwin Center, Texas Union and UTTM--' -outlets: Northcross Ice Rink, Paramount Thea'tef and Sears. Charge-a-Ticket, 477-6060. Information, 471-1444. AAarc Hayashi and Wood Moy in Chan Is 3401 NH 35 47S-C222 1.00 off theatre with this ad eioept couples.
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