Hollywood Chinese 15 years old

Hollywood Chinese is a captivating look at cinema history through the lens of the Chinese American experience. Directed by triple Sundance award-winning filmmaker, Arthur Dong, this documentary is a voyage through a century of cinematic delights, intrigues and treasures. It weaves together a wondrous portrait of actors, directors, writers, and movie icons who have defined American feature films, from the silent era to the current new wave of Asian American cinema. At once entertaining and enlightening, Hollywood Chinese reveals long-untold stories behind the Asian faces that have graced the silver screen, and weaves a rich and complicated tapestry, one marked by unforgettable performances and groundbreaking films, but also by a tangled history of race and representation.


Hollywood Chinese Cast

Name Character
Christopher Lee He was 84, 93 years old when he died as Himself
Joan Chen She was 45, now 61 years old as Herself
Justin Lin He was 36, now 52 years old as Himself
BD Wong He was 46, now 62 years old as Himself
Ang Lee He was 52, now 68 years old as Himself
James Hong He was 78, now 93 years old as Himself
Nancy Kwan She was 67, now 83 years old as Herself
Wayne Wang He was 58, now 74 years old as Himself
Lisa Lu She was 80, now 96 years old as Herself
Tsai Chin She was 70, now 86 years old as Herself
David Henry Hwang He was 49, now 65 years old as Himself
Luise Rainer She was 97, 104 years old when she died as Herself
James Shigeta He was 73, 81 years old when he died as Himself
Amy Tan She was 55, now 70 years old as Herself
Turhan Bey He was 84, 90 years old when he died as Himself

Hollywood Chinese Crew

Name Department
Arthur Dong as Director. He was 53 (now 69) years old Directing
Hollywood Chinese (15 years)

  • Release day: Sunday, March 18, 2007
  • Runtime: 90 minutes