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Fri May 9, 2014
Actress from West Allis Writes, Stars in Film About Struggle
West Allis native and actress Chuti Tiu has been making a name for herself in Hollywood. She's had parts in the films Beautiful and The Internship, and has had recurring roles on highly rated TV shows as well, including Weeds, The Closer, and Southland. But her newest starring role is as a screenwriter.
Pretty Rosebud is has already won a number of awards at film festivals, including best actress for Tiu and best screenplay. Pretty Rosebud tells the story of Cissy, a young Asian-American woman who seems to have everything, but is struggling to find her way. The film is screening around the country now and will was shown at the Marcus Majestic Cinema in Brookfield on May 7th.