Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Daniel Hsia|
|Produced by||Janet Yang|
|Written by||Daniel Hsia|
|Music by||Klaus Badelt
|Edited by||Pamela March|
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 his law firm's Shanghai office to close an important deal. 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 executive Donald Cafferty (Bill Paxton), and his local colleagues, 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
Daniel Henney 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/