"Tigertail" is a 2020 American drama written and film directed by Alan Yang.
The starring cast includes Tzi Ma as Grover, Christine Ko as Angela, Fiona Fu as Zhenzhen, Hayden Szeto as Eric, Kunjue Li as Young Zhen Zhen, Joan Chen as Yuan, James Saito as Hank, Cindera Che as Peijing, Margot Bingham, Yang Kuei-mei and others.

Here are "Tigertail" movie trailer, plot summary, full cast and characters, release date, streaming services and everything we know so far.


Is there a trailer for Tigertail movie?

Netflix on Thursday, March 26, 2020 released the trailer for "Tigertail" you can watch here:
Tigertail - A Film by Alan Yang | Official Trailer | Netflix.

Plot summary

What is Tigertail movie plot?

Here is a short review of "Tigertail" movie plot summary.

Pin-Jui is a young boy from a poor family living in Huwei ("tiger tail"). His father died when he was a year old, so his mother sent him to live with his grandparents who work in a rice field removed from Huwei. There, he meets a similarly aged girl, Yuan Lee (Joan Chen), from a wealthy family. They spend an idyllic few years together, but after he returns to Huwei, he loses touch with her.
Years later, after Pin-Jui and Yuan have grown into young adults (Hong Chi-Lee and Yo-Hsing Fang), they reconnect in Huwei and begin an intense romance. Pin-Jui feels they can never marry, however, because of the economic disparity of their families. During this time, he works at the same factory as his mother, Minghua (Kuei-Mei Yang), doing manual labor.
The boss of the factory tells Pin-Jui that he has heard that Pin-Jui wants to go to America, to which the teen replies it is his dream. The boss tells Pin-Jui to meet his daughter Zhenzhen (Fiona Fu). During dinner, Pin-Jui and Zhenzhen make small talk but seem unable to connect. After dinner, Pin-Jui rushes to see Yuan, who wonders why he is late. Pin-Jui lies that he was just at home and forgot the time. Afterwards, Pin-Jui shows Yuan his home. One day at the factory, Minghua gets into an accident and hurts her hand. This prompts Pin-Jui to marry Zhenzhen so that he can move to America and provide a better life for his mother.
Pin-Jui and Zhenzhen get into a car for the airport, and while riding, he sees a woman who looks like Yuan seeing him.


Who plays who in the Tigertail movie cast?

Here is the full cast and characters of "Tigertail" movie. Actors and actresses are sorted mostly in credits order.

Tzi Ma  as Grover
Christine Ko  as Angela Pin-Jui and Zhenzhen's daughter
Fiona Fu  as Zhenzhen Pin-Jui's wife
Hayden Szeto  as Eric Angela's boyfriend
Kunjue Li  as Young Zhen Zhen
Joan Chen  as Yuan
James Saito  as Hank
Cindera Che  as Peijing
Hong-Chi Lee  as Young Grover
Queenie Yu-Hsin Fang  as Young Yuan (as Yo-Hsing Fang)
Kuei-Mei Yang  as Minghua (as Yang Kuei-Mei)
Muyi Chen  as Chih-Hao (as Mu-Yi Chen)
Zhi-Hao Yang  as Child Grover
Hai-Yin Tsai  as Child Yuan
Lynn Masako Cheng  as Child Angela (as Lynn Cheng)
Li Li Pang  as Yunxia
Che-Hao Chang  as Kuomintang Soldier #1 (as Che Hao Chang)
Chen-Che Lai  as Kuomintang Soldier #2
Chung-Jui Chang  as Yuelu Resturant Waiter
Tsai An Lee  as Female Singer
Raymond Ma  as Hsiao
Brian McCormack  as Bill
Ray Sheen  as Chinese cook

Release date

When is Tigertail movie release date?

"Tigertail" movie release date was scheduled to be on April 10, 2020 (United States) distributing by Netflix.


What are Tigertail filming details?

The duration of the film is 91 minutes.

"Tigertail" movie is rated "PG", according to the MPAA film rating system.


What are critics and audiences saying about Tigertail movie?

"Tigertail" movie got high rating from critics. IMDB rating is 6.5/10. Rotten Tomatoes rating is 81/100.

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