Actress Lana Condor’s a love letter to adolescence

Vietnamese-American actress Lana Condor (left) plays Lara Jean Covey in To All The Boys I've Loved Before (far left).
Vietnamese-American actress Lana Condor (above) plays Lara Jean Covey in To All The Boys I've Loved Before.PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE
Vietnamese-American actress Lana Condor (left) plays Lara Jean Covey in To All The Boys I've Loved Before (far left).
Vietnamese-American actress Lana Condor plays Lara Jean Covey in To All The Boys I've Loved Before (above).PHOTO: MASHA WEISBERG

Actress Lana Condor is proud that the film, To All The Boys I've Loved Before, shows Asian-Americans and their experiences as universal

Romantic-comedies are often dismissed as fluff, teenage ones even more so.

But To All The Boys I've Loved Before, which debuts on Netflix tomorrow, stands out from cookie-cutter teen swoon-fests because of its Asian-American protagonist, Lara Jean Covey.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 16, 2018, with the headline 'A love letter to adolescence'. Print Edition | Subscribe