Anita Ho

DVD Release: February 17, 2015
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Synopsis

Harry Ho, a 30 something struggling writer is set to propose to his actress girlfriend, Anita Lee. Their love began on their show ‘Power Raiders’ where he was a writer and she a pink raider in Los Angeles. Harry has quit his job to pursue his dream to become a feature film writer and plans to propose to Anita for her 30th birthday.

Anita, a traditional Chinese American girl invites Harry to celebrate her 30th birthday and to meet her family in Las Vegas for the first time. Drama begins when her traditional Chinese family find out that Harry Ho is not really a Chinese ‘Ho’ but instead a Korean ‘Oh’ – immigration messed up the spelling, so he goes by Harry Ho. Despite her parents’ dismay, Anita loves Harry and begs for her parents to give him a chance even though he is Korean. Her mother Mrs. Lee, a first generation mail order bride tries to convince Anita that Harry is not good enough, and since he is a broke writer won’t be able to pay her dowry.

While things continue to humiliate Harry, his luck continues to downward spiral when Anita’s younger brother Warren is accidentally injured by Harry causing an unlikely reunion with her childhood flame who has now become a doctor. Mrs. Lee who thinks her old flame is a better match
secretly invites him to Anita’s birthday bash causing Harry’s surprise proposal to go awry. Disaster occurs and everyone’s true colors come through. Will Anita become Anita Ho? Or is it over?

Dove Review

Here is a comical story about a cultural clash caused when two young people fall in love but the family does not agree with their choice of partners. This is an Asian version of meeting the future in-laws. It is not easy to impress the parents when they make a decision about a person just because they are from a different culture.

In many countries they have traditions and expectations when it comes to picking of a mate for their children. But love takes a bigger role for couples in the present day. This movie shows a hilarious take on the parents’ views and wants for their actress daughter as they try to improvise in her choice for a husband.

This is a movie that brings the comical side of culture differences to light and it will entertain the family. The Dove “Family-Approved” Seal for 12+ is awarded to “Anita Ho”.

Content Description

Sex: A couple kisses; discussion about STD's and hookers in Las Vegas.
Language: H-2; A..hole-1
Violence: Man falls off stage; fire in restaurant.
Drugs: Drinking at a party and bar scene.
Nudity: Cleavage; short skirt.
Other: Culture differences; arranged marriages; parents rude to young man; young man helps elderly gentleman in restroom.

Info

Company: Bumper Car Films
Director: Steve Myung
Producer: Andrew W. Chan
Genre: Comedy
Runtime: 84 min.
Industry Rating: Not Rated
Reviewer: Donna Rolfe