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Crazy Rich Asians

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Crazy Rich Asians
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Genres:Comedy, Drama
User Score (votes):44.503 / 10 (269)

Directed By:  Jon M. Chu

Novel:  Kevin Kwan

Screenplay:  Pete Chiarelli, Adele Lim

Production Design:  Nelson Coates

Executive Producer:  Tim Coddington, Robert Friedland, Kevin Kwan

Produced By:  Nina Jacobson, John Penotti, Brad Simpson

Co Producer:  Bryan Unkeless

Original Music Composer:  Brian Tyler

Director Of Photography:  Vanja Cernjul

Editor:  Myron I. Kerstein

Art Direction:  Ewen Leslie

Supervising Art Director:  Gary Mackay

Set Decoration:  Andrew Baseman

Costume Design:  Mary E. Vogt

Makeup Supervisor:  Sophia Knight

Makeup Designer:  Heike Merker

Makeup Artist:  Irina Strukova, Yen Yap

Set Costumer:  Mini Chen

Costume Supervisor:  Amy Wright

Production Sound Mixer:  Tony Johnson

Sound Effects Editor:  Greg ten Bosch, David Werntz

Sound Re Recording Mixer:  John Marquis

Supervising Sound Editor:  John Marquis, Nancy Nugent

Visual Effects Supervisor:  Lindsay Adams

Visual Effects:  Andrew Bangel

Visual Effects Producer:  Briohny Aldersea

Visual Effects Coordinator:  Michael Tanton

Last Updated: 2018-12-04

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Rachel Chu: Thanks for meeting me here.
[Eleanor eyes the other two women at the mahjong table] Don't worry about them. They're half-deaf and they only speak Hokkien. [Long pause as Eleanor reluctantly settles into her seat] me mahjong would teach me important life skills: Negotiation. Strategy. Cooperation.

Eleanor Young: You asked me here, I assume it's not for a mahjong lesson. [Shows her tiles] Pong. [Snidely remarks] My mother taught me, too.

Rachel Chu: I know Nick told you the truth about my mom, but you didn't like me the second I got here. Why is that?

Eleanor Young: There is a Hokkien phrase 'kaki lang'. It means: our own kind of people, and you're not our own kind.

Rachel Chu: Because I'm not rich? Because I didn't go to a British boarding school, or wasn't born into a wealthy family?

Eleanor Young
: You're a foreigner. American - and all Americans think about is their own happiness.

Rachel Chu: Don't you want Nick to be happy?

Eleanor Young: It's an illusion. We understand how to build things that last. Something you know nothing about.

Rachel Chu: You don't know me.

Eleanor Young: I know you're not what Nick needs.

Rachel Chu: [pauses] Well he proposed to me yesterday. [pauses] He said he'd walk away from his family and from you for good. [pauses] Don't worry, I turned him down.

Eleanor Young: [sighs] Only a fool folds a winning hand.

Rachel Chu: Mm no. There's no winning. You made sure of that. 'Cause if Nick chose me, he would lose his family. And if he chose his family, he might spend the rest of his life resenting you.

Eleanor Young: [after a long pause] So you chose for him...

Rachel Chu: I'm not leaving because I'm scared, or because I think I'm not enough - because maybe for the first time in my life, I know I am. [Choking back tears] I just love Nick so much, I don't want him to lose his mom again. So I just wanted you to know: that one day—when he marries another lucky girl who is enough for you, and you're playing with your grandkids while the Tan Hua's are blooming, and the birds are chirping - that it was because of me: a poor, raised by a single mother, low class, immigrant nobody. [Shows her tiles. Gets up. Walks to her mom who then turns around and gives Auntie Eleanor the silent death glare]

About the author

This page was created by our editorial team. Each page is manually curated, researched, collected, and issued by our staff writers. Quotes contained on this page have been double checked for their citations, their accuracy and the impact it will have on our readers.

Kelly Peacock is an accomplished poet and social media expert based in Brooklyn, New York. Kelly has a Bachelor's degree in creative writing from Farieligh Dickinson University and has contributed to many literary and cultural publications. Kelly assists on a wide variety of quote inputting and social media functions for Quote Catalog. Visit her personal website here.

Kendra Syrdal is a writer, editor, partner, and senior publisher for The Thought & Expression Company. Over the last few years she has been personally responsible for writing, editing, and producing over 30+ million pageviews on Thought Catalog.