November 18, 2019
1118 Washington Street
Manitowoc, WI 54220
Book and a Movie/“Crazy Rich Asians”
Monday, November 18, 2019
There’s rich and then there’s crazy rich. This contemporary romantic comedy—based on a 2013 global bestseller of the same name by Kevin Kwan—follows a Chinese American NYU economics professor & NYC native as she travels with her boyfriend to Singapore to meet his family only to discover that his family is one of the wealthiest families there. The film also introduced Awkwafina (the talented American actress & rapper that would go on to critical acclaim in “The Farewell”) to a broader audience. One huge question remains though—which version does a better job of putting this tale before the public: the book or the movie? You’ll have the opportunity to discuss this oft-debated point if you attend Manitowoc Public Library’s “Book and a Movie” at Lakeshore Cinema—1118 Washington Street—on Monday, November 18, at 7 PM. Watch the movie and then participate in the discussion of the book versus the movie that follows. Books can be checked out prior to the screening at Manitowoc Public Library.