‘Crazy Rich Asians’ is a parallel Asian world of values I don’t recognize, but I hope it’s a hit

“Crazy Rich Asians” is the first major Hollywood studio film in 25 years to star an all-Asian cast, with a contemporary, Asian-American focus. (Warner Bros. Pictures).

As hungry as I have been for characters that look like me on the screen, when I watched “Crazy Rich Asians,” my heart sank, says writer Naomi Ishisaka. But despite all its shortcomings, I hope "Crazy Rich Asians" is a hit.

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