Members of the cast of ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ – (from left) Michelle Yeoh, Henry Golding, Constance Wu, Ken Jeong and Awkwafina – focusing on the lives of a fabulously wealthy family in Singapore, which has helped to highlight the growing divide between Asia’s rich and struggling underclass. Photo: Invision/AP

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ and ‘A Land Imagined’: two films highlighting the region’s rich-poor divide

Romantic comedy focused on the lavish lifestyle of the ‘1 per cent’ in Singapore is a big hit, but the award-winning tale of a missing poor immigrant has struck a chord, too

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Members of the cast of ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ – (from left) Michelle Yeoh, Henry Golding, Constance Wu, Ken Jeong and Awkwafina – focusing on the lives of a fabulously wealthy family in Singapore, which has helped to highlight the growing divide between Asia’s rich and struggling underclass. Photo: Invision/AP
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