Ma-Yi's latest production tells story of two sisters trapped in a Northern CA forest which seems to keep shape-shifting around them as they search for their father who is lost on a mushroom-hunting expedition.
After encountering a mysterious young boy who bears a striking resemblance to their absent brother, the family searches for the road back, tackling limited visibility and the interfamilial politics of race and gender, pushed to extremes.
See it if If you want to see four good actors and good direction.
Don't see it if Shiw is good at beginning, better at end, however, the middle of it is slow, gets boring and loses steam. If you want something consistent.
See it if You enjoy quirky dramadies performed by four very good actors
Don't see it if This show was interesting at the very beginning and end. However, the majority was very much less interesting.
See it if you're longing for a story involving Japanese Americans that is basically a living room dysfunctional family drama set in the woods.
Don't see it if you hate magical realism, endless exposition, & stories that lack any real events or plot. Some great acting, though!