Egghead & Twinkie
A young Asian American girl and her hapless best friend hit the road to meet her online crush in this delightful road movie.
Sarah Kambe Holland
Danielle Fountaine, Sarah Kambe Holland, Valerie Starks
Sabrina Jie-A-Fa, Louis Tomeo, Asahi Hirano
USA 2022. 87min
Production Company CanBeDone Films
Twinkie is adopted, lesbian and mixed-Asian – hence her self-chosen nickname ‘yellow on the outside and white on the inside’. She aspires to be an animator. Egghead, Twinkie’s devoted best friend, harbours a not-so-secret crush on her. When Twinkie’s coming-out to her parents doesn’t go to plan, she steals their car and hits the road to meet up with the cool DJ she’s been chatting to online. The only problem? Egghead, as Twinkie’s loyal chauffeur, has no idea what he’s been roped into. With excellent performances by Sabrina Jie-A-Fa and Louis Tomeo, and fun, creative animated details, Egghead & Twinkie is a sweet comedy about connecting with your heritage and finding love in unexpected places. Both the young and young at heart are guaranteed to love this coming-of-age movie.
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