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Year of the Dog

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Year of the Dog

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
97 minutes
Limited Release Date:
04/13/07
performer:
Peter Sarsgaard, Molly Shannon, Laura Dern
director:
Mike White (Director)
distributor:
Paramount Pictures
author:
Mike White (Director)
genre:
Comedy, Drama

We gave it a B+

In Henry Chang’s Year of the Dog, NYPD detective Jack Yu patrols a gang-war-roiled Chinatown stocked with whores, wizened fortune-tellers, and take-out places.

Movie Pitch: An Asian-flavored The Wire.

Lowdown: A richly atmospheric panorama of New York’s immigrant demimonde. B+