The Civilization of Maxwell Bright is a romance film that follows one man's search to find the perfect woman. Maxwell Bright (Patrick Warburton) has had bad luck with women. For instance, his last relationship ended when his girlfriend injured him with a hoe in front of their neighbors. Frustrated and tired of his bad luck with women, Maxwell's friends convince him to get a mail-order bride from China. After waiting for six weeks, his bride, Mai-Ling (Marie Lan Matiko), arrives from China. She immediately brings stability into his life, turning his house to a welcoming home. But Maxwell becomes demanding and controlling, treating Mai-Ling like a prostitute and embarrassing her in front of his friends. However, when Mai-Ling reveals a stunning secret, Maxwell begins to see life from a new prospective. He prepares to turn his life around until some unexpected news may halt those plans. The Civilization of Maxwell Bright was directed by David Beaird.