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  1. Saving Face

    Saving Face is a 2004 American romantic comedy drama film directed by Alice Wu. The film focuses on Wilhelmina, a young Chinese-American surgeon; her unwed, pregnant mother; and her dancer girlfriend. The name itself is a reference to the pan-East Asian social concept of face.

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