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書名 Chinese restaurants [videorecording] / director and producer, Cheuk Kwan ; writers, Cheuk Kwan, Margaret S. Martin ; narrator, Cheuk Kwan
出版項 [Toronto] : Tissa Films, c2005
國際標準號碼 777320130624
book jacket
說明 5 videodiscs (400 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in
附註 Cinematographer, Kwoi ; editor, Zinka Bejtic ; composers, Janet Lumb, Dino Giancola
disc 1. Song of the exile : Israel, South Africa, Turkey -- disc 2. On the islands : Mauritius, Trinidad, Cuba -- disc 3. Three continents : Madagascar, Norway, Canada -- disc 4. Latin passions : Peru, Brazil south, Argentina -- disc 5. Beyond frontiers : India east, Brazil north, India west
Originally released between 2003 and 2005
Special features: Soundtrack album; commentaries by filmaker, cinematographer, and professor of humanities Ted Goossen
Each videodisc accompanied by identical booklet in container (34 p. : col. ill. ; 19 cm.)
DVD (NTSC); aspect ratio 1.33:1; stereo
Dialogue in multiple languages, with narration and subtitles in either English or French
Uses the icon of the family-run Chinese restaurant to tell the story of the Chinese diaspora. Filmmaker Cheuk Kwan explores Chinese restaurants around the world, showing the lives and stories of the families who own them. Reveals the complex history of Chinese immigration, cultural migration, ethnic identity and global politics
主題 Chinese -- Foreign countries
Restaurateurs -- Interviews
Cooking, Chinese -- Social aspects
Chinese restaurants -- Social aspects
Ethnic restaurants
Family-owned business enterprises
National characteristics, Chinese
Chinese -- Cultural assimilation
Chinese -- Ethnic identity
Immigrants -- Cultural assimilation
Documentary films
Alt Author Kwan, Cheuk
Martin, Margaret S
Gin, Kwoi
Lumb, Janet
Giancola, Dino
Tissa Films
Alt Title Song of the exile
On the islands
Three continents
Latin passions
Beyond frontiers
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