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Becoming Eddie

Directed by Lilan Bowden

Yong, a Korean-American boy in the 1980s, is obsessed with pop culture. He also has trouble fitting in with his American classmates, who consider him a foreigner despite their common interests. After a particularly devastating rejection by the “cool” kids, Yong makes a wish to become the world’’s most famous foul-mouthed standup comedian, Eddie Meyers. When his wish comes true in an unexpected and hilarious way, he achieves popularity but soon faces the downsides of not being himself.

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