WHITE ON RICE at Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival

WHITE ON RICE will premiere at this year’s Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival on Sunday, May 3rd at 6:30PM at the DGA 1 Theatre.

Director Dave Boyle (“Big Dreams Little Tokyo”) returns with his feature film WHITE ON RICE, the comedic story of Jimmy (Hiroshi Watanabe – “Letters from Iwo Jima”), a misguided 40 year old divorcee trying to navigate his way through a new life in America and out of his sister Aiko’s (Japanese Academy Award winner Nae) basement.

Disgraced by his disgruntled brother-in-law Tak (Mio Takada – “Late Night with Conan O’Brien”), the immature yet adorable Jimmy spends his nights searching for a new wife who shares his love of dinosaurs and geology.

Things go horribly wrong when Jimmy falls desperately in love with Tak’s niece, the beautiful Ramona (Lynn Chen -“Saving Grace”) and vows to steal her away from his co-worker Tim (James Kyson Lee – “Heroes”).

Meanwhile, Bob, Jimmy’s nephew and bunkbed-mate (newcomer Justin Kwon) harbors a secret talent that holds the key to rekindling the passion in his parents marriage. Hilarious and heartwarming, WHITE ON RICE is a Japanese American comic treat for the whole family.


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