The creative process behind the San Francisco Opera's production of "The Bonesetter's Daughter," an opera adapted by Amy Tan and composer Stewart Wallace from Tan's 2001 novel, is chronicled. The documentary travels with Tan to China where she visits the home of her maternal grandmother; examines how Wallace and opera director Chen Shi-Zheng merged Chinese and American elements into the opera; and details the production's daily rehearsals and last-minute changes.
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