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Lucky Grandma

  • Petone: 08 Oct 2020
  • Cuba: 08 Oct 2020
Runtime: 88 min
Has Subtitles
GENRES: Black Comedy
LANGUAGE: English, Mandarin, Chinese, Cantonese
Violence & offensive language
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★★★★ "One of 2020’s unexpected delights...  a real crowdpleaser" - Stuff. 

In the heart of Chinatown, New York, an ornery, chain-smoking, newly widowed 80-year-old Grandma is eager to live life as an independent woman, despite the worry of her family. When a local fortune teller predicts a most auspicious day in her future, Grandma decides to head to the casino and goes all in, only to land herself on the wrong side of luck… suddenly attracting the attention of some local gangsters. Desperate to protect herself, Grandma employs the services of a bodyguard from a rival gang and soon finds herself right in the middle of a Chinatown gang war.

"A wickedly entertaining dark comedy, steeped in the colors and characters of New York City's Chinatown." - IndieWire 

"A crowd-pleaser with a slyly magnetic lead performance." - Hollywood Reporter

"Outrageously funny, questionably cool” - SlashFilm
“A heist movie like this shouldn’t exist, thank god it does” - Vice
“Sealy balances genuine danger with poker-faced playfulness” - Vulture
"Charming debut feature" ★★★/4 - RogerEbert

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