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Is ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Asian Enough?

 

Christina Chin, assistant professor sociology, discusses the impact of the soon-to-be-released film "Crazy Rich Asians," especially in regard to the Asian American second-generation experience, in ways not previously captured on the big screen.

According to Chin, "at first glance, the movie is an extravagant display of excessive lifestyles, which many may find difficult to relate to. But its story goes beyond money and wealth, highlighting universal themes about love, friendship and negotiating family dynamics that transcend ethnic and racial boundaries."

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