The Purple Onion

The Purple Onion

Inspired by the standup acts of real life Chinese American comedian Edwin Li, a young comic in San Francisco, Johnny, struggles with loneliness and self-doubt when things are further complicated with the sudden arrival of a mysterious older woman, Jeanie, who may or may not be a distant relative. Constantly at odds with one another, they search for purpose in their lives as a sexual intrigue develops.

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The Purple Onion
  • The Purple Onion

    Inspired by the standup acts of real life Chinese American comedian Edwin Li, a young comic in San Francisco, Johnny, struggles with loneliness and self-doubt when things are further complicated with the sudden arrival of a mysterious older woman, Jeanie, who may or may not be a distant relative....

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  • The Purple Onion (Trailer)

    Inspired by the standup acts of real life Chinese American comedian Edwin Li, a young comic in San Francisco, Johnny, struggles with loneliness and self-doubt when things are further complicated with the sudden arrival of a mysterious older woman, Jeanie, who may or may not be a distant relative....