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The story follows Rachel Chu (Wu), an American-born Chinese economics professor, who travels to her boyfriend Nick's (Golding) hometown of Singapore for his best friend's wedding. Before long, his secret is out: Nick is from a family that is impossibly wealthy, he's perhaps the most eligible bachelor in Asia, and every single woman in his ultra-rarefied social class is incredibly jealous of Rachel and wants to bring her down.Written by
Early in the film, when Rachel is finding an outfit with her mother in which to meet Nick's family; she picks out a blue and white striped dress and her mother tells her blue and white are the colors of mourning. She then gives her a red dress to wear. Later in the film, three main characters end up wearing blue and white: Nick (changing to a blue shirt with a white jacket at the house), Astrid (wearing a blue and white striped shirt) and Rachel (wearing a white top with blue shorts, when she and Astrid were burying the fish). No other cast wore such combination. See more »
When the map of Singapore is shown and the indicator showing that Nick and Rachel's flight has arrived into Singapore, it stops at an area close to the nation's harbour in south Singapore rather than Changi Airport, which is on the extreme east of the island. See more »
Peik Lin Goh:
Rachel, these people aren't just rich, okay. They're crazy rich. Look, there's new money all over Asia. We got the Beijing Billionaires, the Taiwan Tycoons. But the Young family, they're old money rich. They had money when they left China in the 1800s. And they went all the way down here. Not there. Here. They came to Singapore when there was nothing but jungle and pig farmers. There was a snake here, eating an apple. You know what I mean? And they built all of this. Now, they're the landlords ...
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There's a mid-credit scene in which Astrid exchanges glances with a man. See more »
In Australia; the film was passed uncut with an M rating for coarse language. The filmmakers then opted to reduce the language in the film in order to obtain a PG classification. See more »
I'm confused by the criticism of this movie by other users - this wasn't made for people who want to be rich & glamorous, it literally showed how shallow & void the overly-rich & indulgent were. You were supposed to feel disgusted by them at many points in the film. But it was less about the flashy cars & parties, & more about the relationship between a girl & her boyfriend's family, as well as the identity crises that arise for an immigrant in America.
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