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‘Crazy Rich Asians’ touted as Hollywood watershed

Rich, dashing man sweeps sweet young girl off her feet. It´s the fantasy to launch a thousand love stories, but Hollywood´s latest rom-com oozes more than sentimental escapism. "Crazy Rich Asians," a two-hour celebration of fabulous wealth, stunning clothes and idealised love, complete with heroine who has to out-fox her beau´s imperious mother and vicious ex-girlfriend, is a faithful adaptation of the international bestseller by Singapore-American author Kevin Kwan. More importantly it´s the first Hollywood movie in a…