Abstract

This article explores the problems of cinematic representation faced by Asian American men, arguing that Justin Lin’s Better Luck Tomorrow offers a way out of the impasse. The essay contends that the strategies of parody and metacinema allow Asian American film to join the mainstream while retaining an oppositional edge.

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Additional Information

ISSN
2578-4919
Print ISSN
2578-4900
Pages
pp. 50-75
Launched on MUSE
2008-08-14
Open Access
No
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