Crazy Rich Asians (2018)
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Eleanor states that her husband was called away on business and took off as usual. She later adds that if Nick had come home to Singapore the year before and took over the family business as planned then his dad would "take a day off once in a while."
Phillip Young is in the book but not much and is conveniently kept out of the movie - that way we don't question Nick's heritage and mixed/Eurasian appearance. Edit