Author Archive for: ‘Leslie Barnes’

A Modern Kiều: Immigration and the Ethics of Sexuality in John Duigan’s Careless Love

In the closing scene of John Duigan’s Careless Love (Australia 2012), the protagonist Linh is seated alone in a dark, imposing hallway outside a university lecture theatre, waiting to take her final exam in social anthropology. Linh’s secret life as a prostitute has just been exposed in the newspapers, following the assassination of her client and friend, Luke, an American …

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