Movies@Albany Library-Crazy Rich Asians Acknowledging Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
“Crazy Rich Asians” follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu (Constance Wu) as she accompanies her longtime boyfriend, Nick Young (Henry Golding), to his best friend’s wedding in Singapore. Excited about visiting Asia for the first time but nervous about meeting Nick’s family, Rachel is unprepared to learn that Nick has neglected to mention a few key details about his life. It turns out that he is not only the scion of one of the country’s wealthiest families but also one of its most sought-after bachelors. Being on Nick’s arm puts a target on Rachel’s back, with jealous socialites and, worse, Nick’s own disapproving mother (Michelle Yeoh) taking aim. And it soon becomes clear that while money can’t buy love, it can definitely complicate things.
Award: Critic's Choice Movie Award for Best Comedy 2019
Production Year: 2018
Runtime: 121 minutes
- Saturday, May 25, 2019
- 1:00pm - 3:00pm
- Albany Library
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