Chan is Missing

Friday, July 29 - Wednesday, August 10, 2022


A revelation of a marvelous, completely secure new talent,” gushed New York Times lead critic Vincent Canby about Wang’s (The Joy Luck Club) breakthrough, a smart, wry, black-and-white indie landmark like nothing that came before it. In San Francisco’s Chinatown, a cabbie and his nephew set out to find the eponymous mystery man, who’s vanished without a trace, along with all their savings.

New York premiere of the film’s brand new 40th anniversary 4K restoration, overseen by writer/director Wayne Wang in collaboration with the Criterion Collection and Strand Releasing

“A raunchy, sprawling and completely unpredictable panorama of the Chinese-American experience… sometimes wildly comic, sometimes melancholy, sometimes suspenseful and often strangely touching.” – Tony Rayns, Time Out

  • Country France/Poland/USA
  • Year 1982
  • Running Time 80 minutes
  • Format DCP
  • Distributor Strand Releasing
  • Director Wayne Wang
  • Accessibility Assistive Listening, T-Coil

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