Release dateSeptember 2, 2007 (2007-09-02) (Telluride Film Festival)
June 20, 2008 (2008-06-20) (United States) WriterYiyun Li (short story), Michael Ray Initial DVD releaseJanuary 14, 2009 (Argentina) CastPamelyn Chee, Patrice Binaisa, Brian Danforth, Li Ling Similar moviesFish Tank, Factory Girl, Pitch Perfect 2, The Heart is Deceitful Above All Things, The Last Witch Hunter, At the Edge of the Abyss
The Princess of Nebraska is a 2007 film directed by Wayne Wang. It stars Li Ling and Brian Danforth. It was adapted from a story by Yiyun Li.
A pregnant San Francisco Chinese teenage immigrant named Sasha tells of life in America.
Li Ling as Sasha
Brian Danforth as Boshen
Minghua Tan as May
Zhi Hao Li as Driver
Hiep Thi Le as Mother at mall
A.O. Scott of The New York Times gave a positive review saying "Moments of obviousness are offset by a feeling of gritty lyricism in Wayne Wang's "Princess of Nebraska," a beautifully shot but awkwardly acted movie."