Q&A with director Po-Chih Leong from Hong Kong and author L. P. Leung. Read an interview with L. P. Leung by the Huffington Post about this movie.
107 minutes | Hong Kong | Oregon Premiere | Directed by Po-Chih Leong
Directed by Hong Kong veteran Po-Chih Leong and written by L.P. Leong, The Jade Pendant follows the journey of a young girl named Peony who escapes from an arranged marriage and lands up on the foreign shores of America. A tragic love story unfolds, set against the historical lynching of 18 Chinese immigrants in Los Angeles in 1871.