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For The Gold: TIL that 'Kung-Fu Panda' (2008) was so successful in China that it caused a national debate on why Westerners made a better film about Chinese culture 7014 the Chinese themselves o (washingtonpost.com) submitted 8 hours ago by TMWNN 3378 comments source share save hide give gold report hide all child comments sorted by: best navigate by: submitter moderator friend me admin highlighted gilded IAmA images videos popular new you are viewing a single comment's thread view the rest of the comments - :[-] yosb 6703 points 5 hours ago* (last edited 2 hours ago) @ My family is from Chengdu and Chongqing in Sichuan (Sichuan is the panda capital where the DWA crew went for their research trips for the series). To this day, my friends still joke about how blown away my dad was by KFP. He's a Chinese citizen who lives on the mainland so he kept telling people that KFP :was the most realistic and naturalistic depiction of his home province that he had ever seen. It's down to some of the locations, too, that are obviously inspired by real life places in Sichuan (one of the bamboo forests is the most visually striking off the top of my head). He recognized them, and I think it really struck a chord that the crew went to such lengths to represent his birthplace accurately. The little details, as well - the noodles, for example. Dan dan mien is a local dish (Sichuanese cuisine prefers noodle over rice). Compare it to Mulan, really, which just used Chinese set dressing to tell a pretty :prescribed Disney storyline. KFP took the time to understand the environment and crafted their story to respectfully fit into the world after their first script was a weird 80s reference mess. KFP will always be near and dear to my heart because it managed to make my old school rice farmer papa appreciate western animation and cry. (-'; Apologies for any typos on mobile Edit Thank you guys so much for the gold and the kind words and I'm glad my dad was able to inspire some of you to revisit the film! My mom wants to translate this comment into Chinese so my dad can see Reddit's hello's. For: :the curious: no, he hasn't seen the sequels nor the animated series. He did get excited though with all the KFP3 merchandise they were launching in China last year to promote the newest film. He even bought the bulk ramen so he could have all of the limited edition toys ! They currently decorate the mantle over the fireplace permalink source embed save save-RES report give gold reply hide child comments chicas-pizza: If you guys ever doubt that Kung Fu Panda is the best film series Dreamworks ever made, it moved this guy’s Chinese father to tears because of the stunningly accurate representation of Chinese culture by an American studio.
For The Gold: TIL that 'Kung-Fu Panda' (2008) was so successful in
 China that it caused a national debate on why
 Westerners made a better film about Chinese culture
 7014
 the Chinese themselves o (washingtonpost.com)
 submitted 8 hours ago by TMWNN
 3378 comments source share save hide give gold report
 hide all child comments
 sorted by: best
 navigate by: submitter moderator friend me admin highlighted gilded IAmA
 images videos popular new
 you are viewing a single comment's thread
 view the rest of the comments -
 :[-] yosb 6703 points 5 hours ago* (last edited 2 hours ago) @
 My family is from Chengdu and Chongqing in Sichuan (Sichuan is the panda
 capital where the DWA crew went for their research trips for the series). To
 this day, my friends still joke about how blown away my dad was by KFP. He's
 a Chinese citizen who lives on the mainland so he kept telling people that KFP
 :was the most realistic and naturalistic depiction of his home province that he
 had ever seen. It's down to some of the locations, too, that are obviously
 inspired by real life places in Sichuan (one of the bamboo forests is the most
 visually striking off the top of my head). He recognized them, and I think it
 really struck a chord that the crew went to such lengths to represent his
 birthplace accurately. The little details, as well - the noodles, for example. Dan
 dan mien is a local dish (Sichuanese cuisine prefers noodle over rice). Compare
 it to Mulan, really, which just used Chinese set dressing to tell a pretty
 :prescribed Disney storyline. KFP took the time to understand the environment
 and crafted their story to respectfully fit into the world after their first script
 was a weird 80s reference mess. KFP will always be near and dear to my heart
 because it managed to make my old school rice farmer papa appreciate
 western animation and cry. (-';
 Apologies for any typos on mobile
 Edit Thank you guys so much for the gold and the kind words and I'm glad
 my dad was able to inspire some of you to revisit the film! My mom wants to
 translate this comment into Chinese so my dad can see Reddit's hello's. For:
 :the curious: no, he hasn't seen the sequels nor the animated series. He did
 get excited though with all the KFP3 merchandise they were launching in China
 last year to promote the newest film. He even bought the bulk ramen so he
 could have all of the limited edition toys ! They currently decorate the
 mantle over the fireplace
 permalink source embed save save-RES report give gold reply hide child comments
chicas-pizza:

If you guys ever doubt that Kung Fu Panda is the best film series Dreamworks ever made, it moved this guy’s Chinese father to tears because of the stunningly accurate representation of Chinese culture by an American studio.

chicas-pizza: If you guys ever doubt that Kung Fu Panda is the best film series Dreamworks ever made, it moved this guy’s Chinese father...