1. […] “GOOK,” which Chon wrote and directed is his effort to make sense of that time as an adult, follows Eli (played by Chon) and Daniel, two Korean-American brothers who run a struggling women’s shoe store in sleepy, working-class Los Angeles. They begrudgingly take in Kamilla, an 11-year-old African-American girl who finds an escape from the stresses of her own life in the brothers’ shoe store. […]

  2. […] Set in L.A. on April 29, 1992, two brothers, Eli (Justin Chon) and Daniel (David So) won a struggling shoe store. The two brothers form an unlikely friendship with Kamilla (Simone Baker),  an eleven year—old girl who has cut school, again. It’s the day of the Rodney King verdict, and soon the three will have to decide to fight for their store or flee. Gook Website […]

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