Crazy Rich Asians
Directed By: Jon M. Chu
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: http://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.