Elite local patron Mary (Meryl Streep), welcomes Chinese student Ye Liu to Valley State University, where he enters with dreams of fame and a Nobel Prize. But cultural differences and school politics threaten his ambitions and result in unimaginable violence. Based on actual events, Dark Matter is a thrilling examination of the origins of the universe, the dark side of cutthroat academics, and the pursuit of the American dream.
Chi Peng,Liu Ye,Ye Liu,Meryl Streep,Aidan Quinn,Blair Brown
The feature film debut of renowned opera and theater director Chen Shi-Zheng, Dark Matter delves into the world of Liu Xing (Chinese for Shooting Star), a Chinese science student pursuing a Ph.D. in the United States in the early 1990s. Driven by ambition, yet unable to navigate academic politics, Liu Xing is inexorably pushed to the margins of American life, until he loses his way.