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Synopsis

Aucklander Emily Chu (award-winner Michelle Ang) is a young ‘banana’ (yellow on the outside, white on the inside) hoping to conceal a cross-cultural tryst from her prudish Chinese parents in this romantic dramedy. Director Roseanne Liang’s feature debut draws on her autobiographical ‘video diary’ Banana in a Nutshell, which screened at the 2005 International Film Festival. In the audience was producer John Barnett, who immediately offered to fund an adaptation. On its March 2010 release My Wedding gained several five star reviews and strong box office.

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Comments (10)

 sammy

sammy

Ive learnt lots from this movie,seeing how other cultures clash and how they deal with it and also it taught me a lot about different cultures.
s.w

 Kate

Kate

I really enjoyed the movie!
It show the different thing two cultures believe in.
I enjoyed watching this movie because it had a really good storyline.

 Mckie

Mckie

I loved this movie and I really enjoyed it, I don't understand how she got such a fine Kiwi accent and her parents don't I don't think that there would be anything to change about this movie I like it just the way it is

 Beth

Beth

I love this movie! I think it is an interesting movie and it made me think about different cultures and what they do different to us. This movie had a great storyline and I think it sends a great message to us!

 Ashton

Ashton

I have learnt a lot from this movie, it was very cool, and I really enjoyed it!! This movie was very inspiring and it was really informative. I learnt a lot about the cultural side of life.

Ashton

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Quotes

It’s a true story. Mostly. How do I know? Because that girl was sort of ... well, me. 
The newest Kiwi movie deserves nothing less [than five stars]. For a start, there's not a false note in it and, like Sione's [Wedding], it's a vigorous portrayal of a unique group that is significant in our society but — until now — absent from our filmmaking: the New Zealand-born children of Chinese immigrants. 
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Awards

2011 Aotearoa Film and Television Awards
Best Screenplay for a Feature Film: Roseanne Liang and Angeline Loo
Best Lead Actress in a Feature Film: Michelle Ang
Nominated for Best Feature Film and Best Lead Actor (Matt Whelan)