. But anyone unfamiliar with this type of story might wonder how these kids could be so naive as to stake their souls on a game of mah-jongg with a fish-cyclops called “The Soultaker” (Shih-Chieh King) or a dance with a horny sewer dweller named “Rat Madam” (Shulan Pan). Chun’s, Qiu’s, and Kun’s motives and emotions ostensibly get revealed, through pseudo-soulful crying jags and ponderous declarations like, “Without happiness, what’s the meaning of longevity?” Liang and Zhang’s young heroes would be far more universal if they were just credibly hormonal.
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“Once a privileged sign of white femininity, ‘blondness’ is now simply a sign of the freedom of choice. ”
This is an unfortunately insurmountable oversight since the fate of the movie’s heaven-like afterworld — densely populated with shape-shifting dolphin spirits and headless winged pigs — depends on a doomed romantic triangle that involves plucky teenage dolphin Chun (voiced by Guanlin Ji), her square-jawed human crush Qiu (Shangqing Su), and her loyal dolphin BFF Kun (Weizhou Xu). “As in: white people and how they fuck and is there anything to it. This is how I choose to define myself and this is how America chooses to define me. I have no regrets about my racial classification other than to lament, off and on, that classifications exist period.