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Why The Foreigner isn’t called The Chinaman but the term IS still used in the movie

Pierce Brosnan and Jackie Chan in The Foreigner
The book that Jackie Chan Movie The Foreigner is based on was called The Chinaman, but producers changed the title for obvious reasons. While using the phrase “Chinaman” was relatively common when Stephen Leather wrote the thriller back in 1992, it’s now widely regarded as offensive due to the derogatory contexts in which it has often been used. However, in an exclusive interview with Monsters and Critics director Martin Campbell revealed he did decide to include the term in the film. One scene sees Pierce Brosnan’s character Liam Hennessy use it to refer to Jackie Chan’s character Quan Ngoc Minh. Asked if...read more


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Why The Foreigner isn’t called The Chinaman but the term IS still used in the movie

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