Where are the brown people? Crazy Rich Asians draws tepid response in Singapore

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Critics in city where hit film is set complain that it leaves out minorities and is ‘simplistic’

It has been heralded as a milestone for representation of Asian people on screen, the first Hollywood blockbuster to feature an all-Asian cast in 25 years.

But Crazy Rich Asians, which raked in $26.5m (£21m) at the US box office over the weekend, has proved polarising among the community it is supposed to represent, many of whom have said it perpetuates racist stereotypes and presents a single version of Asia that is “palatable” for Hollywood audiences.

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