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Volume 12, Issue 3
  • ISSN: 2042-1869
  • E-ISSN: 2042-1877

Abstract

The Walt Disney Company is immensely influential around the globe, but in the near future, the world’s largest film market will reside in China rather than the United States. It is thus important to examine how Disney’s 1998 and its 2020 remake contribute to the advancement and oppression of Chinese/Americans within Hollywood. This paper will compare both films by analyzing each film’s casts and crews, reception in the global film market, critical responses, treatment of racial and gender identity within each narrative, and the sociohistorical contexts in which the films were produced.

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