Published - The Blue Mansion, a social satire disguised as whodunit potboiler

Glen Goie's sophomore film, The Blue Mansion, is really a social and political satire about Asian society disguised as an Agatha Christie-style whodunit potboiler. “I wanted to address the theme of patriarchy which is very important in Asian societies because, particularly now in the West, everybody is looking at Asian values, idealizing them; but that fails to look at the enormous cost that the patriarchal order has on the individual in terms of how he or she wishes to live his or her life,” the 48-year-old director told me in an interview for the SCMP. For the full story: