Yuan Yuan and the Hollow Monster

Directed by Catherine Chen

This is a personal story, with characters based on family members, and memories from Hurricane Katrina, Wilma, Charley, Ivan, and Frances from 2004 – 2005. The film centers the director’s younger sister and their childhood, growing up Chinese American.
Eight-year-old Yuan Yuan (Jackie) is determined to protect her newest pet, a tiny turtle named Lucy, at all costs. Even if it means chasing down a massive hurricane called the Hollow Monster.

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Film Stills from Yuan Yuan and the Hollow Monster, The Kitchlets, In the Shadows of the Pines, and Felt Love

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