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'Advantageous': EW review

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Advantageous

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
Unrated
runtime:
91 minutes
Limited Release Date:
06/23/15
performer:
Jacqueline Kim
director:
Jennifer Phang
genre:
Sci-fi, Drama, Family

We gave it a C

In this futuristic allegory, a mother (Jacqueline Kim) decides to transfer her consciousness into a younger, more ethnically universal body in order to provide for her daughter. Unfortunately, the stilted script and portentous direction make Advantageous, a film written and directed by Asian-American women, a missed opportunity. C