‘Ticket to Paradise’ features Hollywood stars George Clooney and Julia Roberts and, while set in Bali, was shot in Australia. Photo: Handout Universal Pictures
‘Ticket to Paradise’ features Hollywood stars George Clooney and Julia Roberts and, while set in Bali, was shot in Australia. Photo: Handout Universal Pictures
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Set in Bali, filmed in Australia: Ticket to Paradise starring George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Maxime Bouttier sparks debate on ‘colonial gaze’

  • ‘Ticket to Paradise’ tells the story of divorced parents who fly to Bali to try to convince their daughter not to marry an Indonesian man she barely knows
  • Commentators complain the film was not shot on the island, and criticise casting of mixed-race actor Maxime Bouttier amid accusations of ‘perpetuating colonial gaze’

‘Ticket to Paradise’ features Hollywood stars George Clooney and Julia Roberts and, while set in Bali, was shot in Australia. Photo: Handout Universal Pictures
‘Ticket to Paradise’ features Hollywood stars George Clooney and Julia Roberts and, while set in Bali, was shot in Australia. Photo: Handout Universal Pictures
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