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"Seeking Asian Female"

Postby nakatago » Wed, 14 Mar 2012 10:22 am

A documentary about white "asian-o-philes"

SPGs rejoice.

http://boingboing.net/2012/03/13/seeking-asian-female.html

Movie site:http://www.seekingasianfemale.com/

[quote]"Seeking Asian Female" is an eccentric modern love story about Steven and Sandy—an aging white man with “yellow fever”

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Postby JR8 » Wed, 14 Mar 2012 7:47 pm

Going on the trailer, I think it should be required viewing for any man who gets yellow fever! :-|

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Postby nutnut » Wed, 14 Mar 2012 8:34 pm

Yep, that's put me off ever wanting to marry a Chinese girl for sure!


That'll please the wife ;)
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Postby the lynx » Wed, 14 Mar 2012 8:44 pm

Can't help chuckling at this... How is that POSSIBLE?

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Postby bariq1 » Thu, 15 Mar 2012 10:20 am

will be interesting to watch

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oh dear...

Postby smokenams » Sat, 17 Mar 2012 5:32 pm

Are old Chinese guys gonna be doing the reversal of this when China is the
new America

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Re: oh dear...

Postby ChrisCH » Sun, 18 Mar 2012 7:43 pm

smokenams wrote:Are old Chinese guys gonna be doing the reversal of this when China is the new America


A lot of Chinese men already import their brides from Vietnam... which is poorer, so the girls try to get themselves a richer Chinese guy instead.

That's the key of the topic: The movie does not say a lot about interracial marriages, but one stereotypical type of them: An old guy projecting something into younger girls from another part of the world (You can easily exchange "Asian" with "Eastern European" and similar stuff is going on all over the world...). This is then combined with a girl who is willing to go very far for some equally projected better life in another country.

A marriage where people come from totally different generations, educational backgrounds, cultures and so on will obviously be a difficult one. One where both have some unrealistic expectations will become terribly difficult once they find out that a) Chinese girls are not different from other girls and there was probably a reason his other two marriages did not work out or b) the US is maybe not the promised land where milk and honey flows...

But blaming it all on the different cultures as is so often the case is complete rubbish.

Classic sketch on the topic for those who speak German: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFI9hpn2_IQ

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Postby richie303 » Wed, 21 Mar 2012 11:27 am

Looks like a decent documentary!
Richie - East Coast Superbabe...

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singapore screening

Postby senkalmag » Thu, 22 Mar 2012 3:17 pm

When will it be shown in Singapore?

Lately I have noticed increasing number of Caucasian women with Chinese men.

Is this what is called the economic rise of Asia!

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 22 Mar 2012 3:46 pm

They have always been around. I've known some who where here when I arrived here 30 years ago. It's not nearly as many, granted, but they are a lot more low key the the reverse coupling.

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Re: singapore screening

Postby ChrisCH » Thu, 22 Mar 2012 10:33 pm

senkalmag wrote:When will it be shown in Singapore?

Lately I have noticed increasing number of Caucasian women with Chinese men.

Is this what is called the economic rise of Asia!


As a white guy with a Chinese wife: They do not always look for a rise of the economic kind...

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Postby JR8 » Thu, 22 Mar 2012 10:45 pm

Well! Lets not beat about the bush eh!

:lol: 8-)

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 22 Mar 2012 11:33 pm

JR8 wrote:Well! Lets not beat about the bush eh!

:lol: 8-)


Well, actually, I think that exactly what we are referring to! :P

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Postby nutnut » Fri, 23 Mar 2012 6:28 am

:roll: GROAN
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Postby JR8 » Fri, 23 Mar 2012 6:31 am

As expected the original British version showed more subtlety

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