Pushing Hands

Pushing Hands (1991)

  • Genre: Comedy, Drama
  • Release Date: 1991-12-07
  • User Rating: 7.2/10 from 65 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 45min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Ang Lee Productions
  • Production Country: Taiwan
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Mr. Chu is an elderly widower who teaches tai chi chuan in Beijing. He moves to America to live with his son's family, but finds the cultural adjustment difficult. Since his daughter-in-law is a white woman who does not speak Chinese, Mr. Chu's son, Alex, must mediate.

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    Writing Ang Lee Writer
    Writing James Schamus Writer
    Directing Ang Lee Director
    Camera Jong Lin Director of Photography
    Crew Jong Lin Cinematography
    Production Emily Yi-Ming Liu Executive Producer
    Production Hsu Li-kong Executive Producer
    Editing Ang Lee Editor
    Production Feng-Chyt Jiang Producer
    Production Ted Hope Executive Producer
    Sound Xiao-Song Qu Music
    Art Michael Shaw Art Direction
    Production James Schamus Executive Producer
    Production Ang Lee Executive Producer
    Editing Tim Squyres Editor
    Art Scott Bradley Production Design
    Costume & Make-Up Elizabeth Jenyon Costume Design
    Sound Tai-An Hsu Music