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Release Date: January 27, 2006 (limited)
On DVD/VOD: September 12, 2006
1h 32m |
Eve, a precocious nine year-old with an overactive imagination, was born in the year of the Fire Horse, notorious among Chinese families for producing the most troublesome children. When her older sister Karena becomes fascinated with Christianity, crucifixes pop up next to the Buddha in the family's house and Eve must contend with a Sunday school class where her wild imagination is distinctly out of place. Caught between her sister's quest for premature sainthood and her own sense of right and wrong, Eve faces the challenges of childhood with fanciful humour and wide-eyed wonder. Sometimes the most troublesome children are the ones that touch our hearts most deeply.
Canadian Connection: Filmed in British Columbia. Director Julia Kwan and some cast members are Canadian.