Can she manage to deal with these vipers or is her relationship doomed?

Can she manage to deal with these vipers or is her relationship doomed?

so much that she found the book from which the story was based. While she MUCH prefered the movie for many reasons, she also informed me that this is only a third of the story and that two follow-up films have been slated.

It draws out themes such as the love of wealth, the desire to maintain a reputation before others, and how to manage cultural/social expectations and traditions when they conflict with your wishes

Constance Wu (from "Fresh Off the Boat") plays Rachel, an American Economics professor who doesn't realize she's dating a man whose family is among the richest in Southeast Asia. Oddly, he never mentioned this and his family only comes up when he announces, out of the blue, that he's returning to Singapore for a wedding and wants her to come along to show her off to his family and friends. Once there, she realizes she's in for a surprise. not only because they are so wealthy but because many of them are bigoted jerk-faces.

While some might call this a rom-com, there isn't a lot of comedy in this movie. Instead, it's more an interesting lesson about wealth and Singaporan-Chinese culture. In this sense, I found it very interesting and I enjoyed watching it while occasionally yelling out "dump the boyfriend".Read more