Wo Ai Ni Mommy--A film by Stephanie Wang-Breal



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Cynthia Fuchs

Wang-Breal's fascinating film is alternately poignant and distressing, following Sui Young’s difficult transition from one life to another, one world to another.

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Dennis Harvey

Vivid personalities and a sharp eye for telling detail make this well-packaged docu an ingratiating winner.

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San Francisco Examiner

Janos Gereben

...reminiscent of Sofia Coppola’s "Lost in Translation," except that much is found in "Wo ai ni Mommy" — instead of being lost.

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Washington Post

...absorbing record of the family"s first year and a half together, with all its adjustments and attachments.

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Asia Pacific Forum

Amna Akbar

Wo Ai Ni Mommy is an emotionally intense film and it raises many issues related to family, race and gender.

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WAMU Metro Connection

Film critic Bari Biern picks WO AI NI MOMMY as one of three must-see films at Silverdocs.

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Ian Buckwalter

Wang-Breal, herself a first-generation Chinese-American, makes this an intimate (sometimes uncomfortably so) look at one family's experience with transracial international adoption...

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Newd Magazine

Tiffani Knowles

Wo Ai Ni Mommy, directed by Stephanie Wang-Breal, delicately yet incisively explores the sensibilities of both the frightened Fang Sui Yong of Guangzhou, China and the Jewish Long Islanders who adopt her.

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Momo Chang

Sui Yong’s transformation in such a short period is utterly shocking, and you won't be able to peel your eyes from the screen.

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Wo Ai Ni [I love you] Mommy is more than a film about adoption; it is also an amazing story of love and family.

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Pacer/Art Hound

Geneva Anderson

This is a deeply moving and intelligent film that probes the very heart of what family means while exploring issues of identity, cultural assimilation, and bonding.

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