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Crazy Rich Asians

USA, English | Mandarin | Cantonese | Hokkien | French, 120 mins

  • Director: Jon M. Chu
  • Writer: Adele Lim; Peter Chiarelli; Kevin Kwan
  • Producer: John Penotti; Brad Simpson; Nina Jacobson

CGiii Comment

What can you say about a film that has [unexpectedly] grossed over $200,000,000?

Frankly...not alot!

Depending upon your [delicate] constitution you're either going to lap this insipid rom-com up...or, vomit!

It's a stereotypical tale crammed full of stereotypes...obviously, there's the [flamboyant] gay character...in this re-hash of Cinderella.

The contemptuous greed and superiority of this on-screen elite is as unpleasant to watch as the saccharine sweetness of poor little Cinders as she bags the boy, loses the boy, discovers a few home-truths and then ends up...bagging the boy [again]...with insight! As gripping as a slippery pole.

The wedding-magazine-brigade will love it...cue: A deluge of cheap weddings in make-shift paddling pools!

It's total escapism...for those who crave more than they have. For the rest of us...time to empty the sick-bucket!


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The(ir) Blurb...

An American-born Chinese economics professor accompanies her boyfriend to Singapore for his best friend's wedding, only to get thrust into the lives of Asia's rich and famous.

Cast & Characters

Constance Wu as Rachel Chu;
Henry Golding as Nick Young;
Michelle Yeoh as Eleanor Young;
Gemma Chan as Astrid Leong;
Sonoya Mizuno as Araminta Lee;
Awkwafina as Goh Peik Lin;
Chris Pang as Colin Khoo;
Harry Shum Jr. as Charlie Wu;
Ken Jeong as Wye Mun Goh;
Remy Hii as Allistair Chieng;
Tan Kheng Hua as Kerry Chu;
Ronny Chieng as Eddie Cheng;
Jing Lusi as Amanda Ling;
Jimmy O. Yang as Bernard Tai;
Fiona Xie as Kitty Pong

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