Jeff Yang of WSJ on “Seeking Asian Female,” a film about white dudes who have eyes only for Asian women:
When Steven is first introduced, Lum says in voiceover that “the first time I visited him in his own home, I had to fight the urge to leave.” We can immediately see why. A giggling Steven, addressing Lum as she ascends the stairs, shouts a hearty hello while waving her in: “Welcome! Welcome! Your hair looks cute! You look very Chinese, with the bangs…and you know I like that!”
Interesting. Having witnessed people with extreme “yellow fever” I am a bit interested in this film. It may help those who are not of Asian descent, but who live in Japan, better understand some of the psychological issues Japanese women face when involved in a relationship with non-Asian men.
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