“Fortune Cookie” tells a story about a Chinese girl Hezi, who just graduated from college and doing her internship as a journalist, starts to investigate a murder committed by an illegal Chinese immigrant Mindong, who has been in US for more than 7 years as a helper in several Chinese restaurants and kills his cousin’s child after his application got rejected by the US government. Through getting various information and hearing from different people who know Mindong, Hezi tries to piece together the image of Mindong and find out the truth about this murder, only to find both the character and truth are gone.