The second film directed by Robert Douglas, released just a year after his first feature film. The film was shot on location in Iceland, Hong Kong and mainland China. It's co-written by Robert Douglas and Arni Olafur Asgeirsson, director of Thicker Than Water (2006) and Undercurrent (2010). The movie was released in Iceland autumn 2002 and was comercially a great success.
It stars stand up comedian Jon Gnarr (now Mayor of Reykjavik, capital of Iceland), one of Iceland's most popular celebrities and also stars Hong Kong actress/singer Stephanie Che. At one point Michelle Lee Reis (Ka-yan Lee) was set to star, but due to scheduling conflicts she pulled out.
An original song was written for the score by Icelandic pop band Salin Hans Jons Mins, the song was "Thu Fullkomnar Mig" and quickly became a stable at wedding ceremonies in Iceland.
A postal worker has some lunch in a chinese restaurant and falls in love with the waitress, who happens to be chinese. They start dating and quickly fall in and out of love, the waitress returning to China. The young man looks for comfort in his father, but he's to occupied with winning the Eurovision song contest. After listening to looser friends talk about what Silvester Stallone would do in his situation, the postal worker decides to buy a ticket to China and follow his love to her home.
The film was screened at The Bangkok International Film Festival, St.Pauli Minneapolis International Film Festival, Seoul International Film Festival and The Beijing Film Festival. The film was distributed in Germany and Japan.