“[ONE OF] OUR 20 FAVORITE FILMS FROM SUNDANCE ‘07… not only charming, it’s also amazing to look at.” – AOL Moviephone.com

“Doyer Street has never looked so poetically sun-dappled… the piquancy of a fresh slice of ginger… the thing glows.” – Ty Burr, The Boston Globe

“Sundance ’07 was one of the best… [one of] the festival’s most memorable films.” – Don Marshall, Deseret Morning News

“★★★★… [the director] finds the sweet spot where “Year of the Fish” is able to be mature and “real” enough to play to an adult audience while not losing track of the simple, hopeful idea that makes this story work in the first place.” – Jay Seavor, efilmcritic.com

“Superb – wonderfully acted and scripted.” – Michael Chen, San Diego Film Foundation

“The logline for this first feature by writer-director David Kaplan says, “Cinderella set in a Chinatown massage parlor,” and he’s not kidding. Even more surprisingly, it works.” – Bruce Newman, San Jose Mercury News

“Painterly and lyrical.” – Cynthia Wisehart, Digital Content Producer

“A tale of destiny and romance.” – Lisa Nesselson, Variety