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Message in the Fortune Cookie (2016)

At end of the dinner with friends at a Chinese Restaurant, a young man becomes immobilized as he reads on the fortune cookie that today is being his last day on earth which changes his life and raises the question of what it all means.

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Ben Agro ...
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Allan Alon ...
Mr. Lee
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Evan Boutsov ...
Tom
Keith Chi Kin Cheng ...
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Lisa S. Dyment ...
Shay Galor ...
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Aaron Kagan ...
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Steve Kasan ...
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Madhu Kathuria ...
Madhu
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Karim
Afroz Khan ...
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John Korbel ...
Dilip Krishnamurthy ...
Niloofar Moloudi ...
Neli
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As Joe and his five friends have just enjoyed their meal at a Chinese restaurant in lower Manhattan, he opens up his fate in a fortune cookie and discovers a message that shocks him into a stupor which leads all of them to ask themselves about the meaning of life. While his BFF, Tom, tries to reassure him in every ways, the other friends explain their various views, which correspond strikingly to their characters. Karim, influenced by existentialism and Albert Camus's idea of the absurd, thinking Joe has to embrace death instead of seeing it is as a bad thing. Rachel, a strong believer in God, urges Joe to be reconciled with God stressing enough that the end results of everything even beyond Galactic Center point is the God and have faith on God. Bert, an epicurean believes, Joe should 'live it up' and enjoy and consume himself every bit of life, especially food. Lastly, Maya expresses skepticism that Joe can know the future leaning towards Recurnation and thinks that Joe should ... Written by Anonymous

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Short | Drama | Thriller

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$30,000 (estimated)
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