Why Chinese Audiences May Not Go Crazy for ‘Crazy Rich Asians’

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ is a hit, but its portrayal of Chinese culture may not resonate with audiences from the Chinese mainland.

Han Li is an associate professor of Chinese in the department of modern languages and literatures at Rhodes College in the United States.
Two women show off their tickets after a screening of ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ in Daly City, U.S., Aug. 23, 2018. Jeff Chiu/IC

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