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February 27, 2024 | Latest Issue
The Dartmouth
Chloe Jung
Chloe ('23) is from Plainsboro, New Jersey. She is interested in studying art history, government and possibly digital arts. Outside of class, she enjoys drawing, writing and visiting the Hood Museum.
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Arts

‘The Half of It’ is a beautifully bold stroke and the love story we’ve been longing for

On May 1, Netflix released Alice Wu’s “The Half of It,” a film that follows Ellie Chu (Leah Lewis) as she navigates love and personal identity as a queer, Asian American teenager. “The Half of It” transforms the common teen romance narrative into a funny, relatable and heartwarming work of art by pushing the boundaries of representation in mainstream romantic comedies.

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