Saving Face

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"A romantic comedy about right, wrong and everything in between."
  • R
  • 2004
  • 1 hr 31 min
  • 7.4  (11,022)
  • 65

A young Chinese-American surgeon named Wilhelmina (Michelle Krusiec) finds her life turned upside-down when her unwed mother Gao (Joan Chen) gets pregnant. Gao refuses to name the father and is shunned by her traditional Chinese community, who expecting her to get married in order to save face and regain her respectability. Gao has no choice but to move in with her daughter Wil. Meanwhile Wil has a secret of her own that she has been keeping from her mother; she has fallen in love with a female ballet dancer named Vivian. Wil and Vivian's romance progresses in secret, but it soon becomes clear that Gao knows more than she is letting on. Meanwhile Gao goes on several dates with men in hopes of finding someone to marry her. Things only grow tenser and more complicated when Vivian is offered a position in a Paris ballet program and Gao receives a marriage proposal from one of her dates. Now both mother and daughter must choose between honesty and happiness and make decisions that will change their lives forever.

Saving Face
Saving Face
Saving Face

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A young Chinese-American surgeon named Wilhelmina (Michelle Krusiec) finds her life turned upside-down when her unwed mother Gao (Joan Chen) gets pregnant. Gao refuses to name the father and is shunned by her traditional Chinese community, who expecting her to get married in order to save face and regain her respectability. Gao has no choice but to move in with her daughter Wil. Meanwhile Wil has a secret of her own that she has been keeping from her mother; she has fallen in love with a female ballet dancer named Vivian.

Wil and Vivian's romance progresses in secret, but it soon becomes clear that Gao knows more than she is letting on. Meanwhile Gao goes on several dates with men in hopes of finding someone to marry her. Things only grow tenser and more complicated when Vivian is offered a position in a Paris ballet program and Gao receives a marriage proposal from one of her dates.

Now both mother and daughter must choose between honesty and happiness and make decisions that will change their lives forever.

Saving Face is a 2004 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 31 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.4 and a MetaScore of 65.

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  • Release Date
    2004
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    1 hr 31 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.4  (11,022)
  • Metascore
    65