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LANA LUI/BECOMING LANA LIU

LOG LINE: A young girl begins her life as an Asian martial arts Mensa chick in search of the American Dream. SYNOPSIS: Lana Liu, disguised as a boy, enters a Chinese martial arts academy, only to be discovered. She fights to support her grandmother, and begin her journey to the home of her father, the USA. Winner of 6 'Best Screenplay' awards.

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Format:
Short Screenplay
Posted:
01/27/2012
Updated:
08/01/2020
Author Bio:
STARZ Denver Film Festival: "We love the collision of the East and West, traditional and popular culture. This script is economical and disciplined with wonderful snapshots and imagery. The title character is precisely articulated in an unpredictable way. The jury gives the inaugural Shorts Screenplay Award to Becoming Lana Liu."

Contest Results:
FILMMATIC Comedy (Finalist, Filmmatic Short) [2019]
Script Showcase (Finalist) [2020]
Florida Script Challenge (Finalist, winners pending) [2020]
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