33 Postcards

Synopsis: Mei Mei (Zhu Lin) a 16 yr old Chinese orphan dreams of nothing more than being part of the 'perfect' family. When her orphanage travels to Australia to par-take in The Australian Choir Festival Mei Mei takes the opportunity to find her Australian Sponsor Dean Randall (Guy Pearce). However what she finds is far from what he depicted. Initially mismatched and disconnected the two begin a journey in search of belonging, family, redemption, love and acceptance.
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music
Director(s): Pauline Chan
Production: Gravitas Ventures
  3 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
97 min

- My name's Carl.

- "Cow." - No, no.

- No, not... no. "Carl."

- Yes, yes... "Cow."

- I call "Mei Mei."

- "Mei Mei"?

Okay. All right.

Well, you'll call me? Yeah?

Come on!

Come on! Hey!

That's it. Come on.

Let's go! Come on.

You too. Let's go.

- Not again.

- Get out of the way.

Okay, first-timers.

We regroup at 4:
00 sharp.

We bring back only what

we take out, all right?

- Yeah. Yeah, of course, boss.

- All right?! - Yes!

- What are you looking at?

- I-I'm gonna sit there.

Bugger off.

- Okay!

- Ah!

- Address.

- "Dress"?

No I.D.?

- Driver's license.

- Oh.

- You ask Mr. Randall. He work here.

He want to see me. - I don't think so.

Please? Mister, help me.

I need to see him.

- Please, help me.

- Uh, can I help?

Mr. Randall...

you know him?

- What's the nature of your

relationship? - "Nature"?

Oh, yes...

trees, birds, the beach.

- No, sorry. How do you know

Mr. Randall? - Oh. Um...

He sponsor...

parent from God.

He send me money.

I go school. Please, help me.

Oh, okay.

Uh, I look after Dean Randall.

His M.I.N. number is 256904.

I'll sign her in.

I'll put my extension number

here for future reference.

Thank you.

Thank you.

- Um, can you sign your

name in here? - Okay.

"Little Sister"

How you do, Mr. Randall?

I Mei Mei.

I am Mei Mei.

Yeah, I know you are.

I want to say thank you,

Mr. Randall...

for school, for write me.

- Oh, it was... it was nothing.

- It... everything... for me.

I learn English.

I can read...

read your life.

And your picture cards.

Yeah, the postcards, yeah.

I bring gift for you, but...

- they take it. - Yeah, the...

the screws would take it.

- No... the guard. - Yeah, the screws

security-check everything.

Did they, um... secure

each of my letters, too?

- How'd you get here?

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