Crazy Rich Asians


Directed By: Jon M. Chu

2018 / English Mandarin / 120

A sleeper hit from 2018 follows Chinese-American Rachel Chu (Constance Wu) as she goes with her Chinese-Signaporean boyfriend to one of Singapore’s de facto royalty weddings. A mix of opulence and tradition sparks cultural clashes between these worldwide Chinese communities.

 

Listen to a preview of the film on the IC Podcast: http://ic.byu.edu/fall-2019-episode-2/

Listen to an analysis of the film on the IC Podcast: http://ic.byu.edu/confronting-crazy-rich-or-poor-consumer-cultures-and-stereotypes/

Read a summary of the lecture given by Prof. Marc Yamada (Comparative Arts & Letters/Co-director of International Cinema) on Crazy Rich Asians here.

IMDB Movie Page: www.imdb.com/title/tt3104988/

The trailer below is provided for reference and connects to a non-BYU site. International Cinema is not responsible for the content.

Screened Semesters:

  • 2019 Fall
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