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      Beneath the Banyan Tree

      2021 1h 50m Drama TRAILER for Beneath the Banyan Tree: Trailer 1 List Beneath the Banyan Tree: Trailer 1 Beneath the Banyan Tree: Trailer 1 1:35 View more videos
      Reviews Abandoned by her husband, a demanding matriarch, Mrs. Woo, struggles to protect her family's reputation by seeing high but inconsistent expectations on her disreputable son and strong-willed daughter, Ai-Jia. Anxious to escape her mother's control, Ai-Jia leaves China to the U.S. After her son and daughter-in-law are jailed, Mrs. Woo and her teenage grandchildren, pliable Yu and rebellious Qi, must seek shelter with Ai-Jia. Mrs. Woo desires to uphold her family's remaining reputation. She disapproves of Ai-Jia's American boyfriend, whom they live with, yet, she isn't aware of Ai-Jia's secret career difficulties. Meanwhile, they are failing to manage two teenagers developing their sexual identity. Four people, three generations forced to start a new life under each other's expectations. What could go wrong? Read More Read Less Watch on Fandango at Home Buy Now

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      Carissa Pavlica TV Fanatic Beneath the Banyon Tree is filmed beautifully and carves a space in your heart that you won't soon forget. Rated: 3.75/5 Apr 22, 2022 Full Review Laura Potier Outtake Mag Beneath the Banyan Tree is overwhelmingly gentle and inquisitive in its search to heal cultural and generational divides. Rated: 4/5 Apr 19, 2022 Full Review Loren King Loren King The various storylines don’t always coalesce but Beneath the Banyan Tree boasts solid performances from the entire cast in a touching portrayal of a fractured family yearning to connect. Apr 1, 2022 Full Review Daniel Eagan Film Legacy iBeneath the Banyan Treeiexplores an uprooted Chinese family trying to find its way in Los Angeles. Anchored by strong performances, it reaches emotional moments that will resonate with sympathetic viewers. Mar 31, 2022 Full Review Read all reviews
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      Synopsis Abandoned by her husband, a demanding matriarch, Mrs. Woo, struggles to protect her family's reputation by seeing high but inconsistent expectations on her disreputable son and strong-willed daughter, Ai-Jia. Anxious to escape her mother's control, Ai-Jia leaves China to the U.S. After her son and daughter-in-law are jailed, Mrs. Woo and her teenage grandchildren, pliable Yu and rebellious Qi, must seek shelter with Ai-Jia. Mrs. Woo desires to uphold her family's remaining reputation. She disapproves of Ai-Jia's American boyfriend, whom they live with, yet, she isn't aware of Ai-Jia's secret career difficulties. Meanwhile, they are failing to manage two teenagers developing their sexual identity. Four people, three generations forced to start a new life under each other's expectations. What could go wrong?
      Director
      Nani Li Yang
      Producer
      Troy Chiu, Yue Wang, Nani Li Yang
      Screenwriter
      Nani Li Yang
      Production Co
      Lerfilm, Light & Shadow Pictures
      Genre
      Drama
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date (Streaming)
      Mar 15, 2022
      Runtime
      1h 50m
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