S2E7 - The Wedding Banquet (1993)


Hello everyone, 

In this episode of Heroic Purgatory, John and Jason return to the coverage of 90s Asian cinema by discussion Ang Lee's 1993 film, The Wedding Banquet. In this film, Ang Lee presents yet another clash between tradition and modernity through the lens of a Taiwanese immigrant struggling to balance his personal life with his filial duties. Can those two worlds ever reconcile? Listen as we discuss these themes, and more!

Clips and Resources:


  • 1:57  Media Consumption
  • 10:27 News
  • 15:52 Film Discussion



Interesting review: 

Your Name Engraved Herein: Taiwanese LGBT film

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