|Directed by||Daniel Hsia|
|Produced by||Janet Yang|
|Written by||Daniel Hsia|
|Music by||Klaus Badelt
|Editing by||Pamela March|
|Running time||98 minutes|
Shanghai Calling is a 2012 American romantic-comedy film written and directed by Daniel Hsia and produced by Janet Yang. Starring Daniel Henney, Eliza Coupe, and Bill Paxton, Shanghai Calling is a story about a group of Americans who find themselves immigrants in a foreign country.
Sam Chao (Daniel Henney), an ambitious New York attorney, is sent to Shanghai on an assignment. Things go disastrously wrong and he finds his career in jeopardy. With the help of his beautiful relocation specialist Amanda Wilson (Eliza Coupe), fast food entrepreneur Donald Cafferty (Bill Paxton), and a few others, Sam just might be able to save his job and learn to appreciate the wonders that Shanghai has to offer.
- Daniel Henney as Sam Chao
- Eliza Coupe as Amanda Wilson
- Bill Paxton as Donald Cafferty
- Alan Ruck as Marcus Groff
- Geng Le as Awesome Wang
- Zhu Zhu as Fang Fang
The film has won a Best Actor award (for Daniel Henney) at the 2012 Shanghai International Film Festival), and Best Screenwriter (for Daniel Hsia) at the 2012 Shanghai International Film Festival as well. Daniel Henney also won a Best Actor award at the 2012 Newport Beach Film Festival, and Daniel Hsia won a Best New Director / Outstanding First Feature Award at the 2012 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival.
- Lee, Maggie. "Shanghai Calling".Variety
- Shanghai Calling, Official Website, http://shanghaicalling.com/
- Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival 2012, And the Winners Are, http://asianfilmfestla.org/2012/2012/05/17/and-the-winners-are/