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Foreign Ghosts (Canada, 1998)

Directed by Hunt Hoe. Cast: Bonnie Mak, Vaggos Evyenia, Camille Martinez, Waei Pai, Carl Alacchi, Robert van der Linden, Walter Bryant. A trilogy of interrelated stories about three young immigrant women in Montreal. May Li's mother arrives from China to live with her with preconceived ideas about all non-Chinese people. But after being rescued from a snowstorm by a black man she is forced to rethink her beliefs. Then there's Pepe, Anna's boyfriend, a hopeless womanizer who operates under a false identity. Tanya, a beautiful woman from the Dominican Republic, waits tables in a college bar hiding away from a disturbing, secret past. Their stories dramatize the cultural confusion of different groups of immigrants in the big city. 133 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database