Fan Bingbing in a scene from I Am Not Madame Bovary (2016). The film is one of a number of Asian features that tackle gender stereotypes.

10 of the best Asian films that challenge gender stereotypes, from My Sassy Girl to Dangal

  • Michelle Yeoh, Jun Ji-hyun and Fan Bingbing among the women who star in strong female roles that show them as empowered characters, not merely window dressing
  • These are our top picks from Asian cinema of films where women are more than a match for men
Topic |   Asian cinema

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Fan Bingbing in a scene from I Am Not Madame Bovary (2016). The film is one of a number of Asian features that tackle gender stereotypes.
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