Children of Invention

January 201085 minutes
Independent
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Tze Chun makes a モfine feature debutヤ (NY Times) with this multiple award-winning Sundance 2009 film. After being evicted, hardworking single mom Elaine Cheng tries to maintain a normal life for her children, Raymond and Tina. Elaine juggles a number of jobs, including working for a questionable pyramid scheme. When Elaine doesnメt return home one night, nobody knows the kids are home alone, and they are left to fend for themselves. As the days pass, Raymond, a budding inventor, realizes he needs to come up with a plan to take care of his little sister. Featuring モgifted child actorsヤ (LA Weekly), CHILDREN OF INVENTION is モurgent, artful, austerely poetic" (Variety) and "a rueful homage to American dreams both wonderful and warped" (Village Voice).
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Audio Language
English (Stereo)
Subtitles
English
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Run time
85 minutes
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