Many people who watched Crazy Rich Asians would have left the cinema with some deeply embedded earworms. According to media reports, Warner Bros.
This was, after all, the first US studio film with an all-Asian cast in 25 years. Getting to sing one of my all-time favorite songs in Mandarin is a sort of musical marriage of two worlds that have shaped my identity, which is why I am especially excited for you guys to hear this song.
The Mandarin version is not a direct translation from the English one, but the lyrics are beautiful nonetheless. To me, they tell a story of being scared to take a risk on someone or something, but eventually taking that leap of faith and watching love win in the end. Being one of the only Hollywood productions in decades to feature an all-Asian cast, I can imagine that there was plenty of risk and uncertainty during the movie-making process.
Plus the cast is literally phenomenal!! In the meantime, enjoy this lil clip! A post shared by Katherine Ho katho. That one shot with the sun rising was breathtaking for both my filmmaker and music-loving side.
It was an incredible image of attraction and aspiration that it made me rethink my own self image. Skip to main content. Crazy Rich Asians soundtrack: Thursday, 13 September,3: Thursday, 13 September,4: Related topics Crazy Rich Asians.
More on this story. Politics Soft power win for Singapore with Asean, harder times ahead 11 Nov We put it to the test 6 Nov You are signed up. We think you'd also like.