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Armed men tell Ava that her estranged biological father from China was a crime boss who has recently passed away. His dying wish was for her to take over, so they have come to bring her whether she wants it or not.

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Cast overview:
Jamie Yun ... Ava
Feng Xu Feng Xu ... Ava's Biological Father (as Francis Xu)
Andreas Norberg Andreas Norberg ... Didrik
Amanda Fredholm Amanda Fredholm ... Lillemor
Linnea Ingesson ... Elin
Vito Gogola Vito Gogola ... Emil
Zuqing Wang Zuqing Wang ... Lin (as Zhuqing Wang)
Ruiqi Liu Ruiqi Liu ... Fei
Hilmar Bjarnason Hilmar Bjarnason ... Ágúst
Angze Li Angze Li ... Master Yi
Arnar Guðni Jónsson Arnar Guðni Jónsson ... Garibaldi
Stewart Veltman Stewart Veltman ... Daniel
Yuchao Lai Yuchao Lai ... Xiao
Banghao Xiao Banghao Xiao ... Banghao
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Ava is an Asian-American woman who was raised in Los Angeles, but adopted from China. One night, mysterious men visit her apartment. They tell her her biological father was a high-ranking crime boss of a Chinese mob called the Kongbu mafia. They tell her he has just passed away and that his dying wish was for Ava to take over the throne. They have come to take her back to China, whether she wants it or not. Meanwhile, a rival gang called Oolong Gang is waiting outside. They know the Kongbu mafia is now weak and see this as a perfect opportunity to dispose of their enemies. As if that wasn't enough for Ava, her boyfriend Daniel is about to ask for her hand in marriage on this eventful night in Los Angeles. Written by Eric Hossa

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One of the title sequence scenes was shot in the Foo Chow restaurant in Chinatown, Los Angeles, a restaurant featured in Rush Hour (1998) starring Hong Kong actor Jackie Chan. See more »

Quotes

Ágúst: I know this is not the most polite invitation, but you are coming back with us to China, outside or inside a coffin. And I believe your father would've preferred no bloodshed this time, for once.
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Ava's Serenade
Written by André Gogola & Vito Gogola
Performed by André Gogola & Vito Gogola
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Release Date:

21 September 2018 (USA) See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA

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