A 32-Year-Journey

This documentary records the immigrant Gu Bosheng (Bob) who came from Shanghai, China 32 years ago and finally took root in Southern California. He successfully operated his Chinese restaurant "Tianchu" for 27 years (1994-2021) and supported his family by hard-working. In addition to personal financial management, he also brings up wonderful two daughters, and through his hard work and thinking minds he met three major business challenges. Recent year he is facing the black swan incident "Covid-19 in 2020-21. At the end of the film, he asked himself the frequently asked question whether he regretted immigrate to the United States.

  • Alice Chenchen Keyes
  • Alice c keyes
    Journey to the west
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Feature, Short, Web / New Media, Other
  • Runtime:
    27 minutes 25 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    August 3, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    15,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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Director - Alice Chenchen Keyes