Saving Face Character Analysis

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It is never too late to fall in love for the first time in your life. Saving Face is a 2004 movie directed by, Alice Wu, is about an American theatrical release featuring an Asian American lesbian couple. One character that stands out in the story is, Vivian Shing, (Lynn Chen).This character known as Vivian Shing can be described as: careerist, romantic, sex-maniac. Vivian Shing, can be described as a careerist for two reasons. One example of, Vivian Shing, being characterized as a careerist is during the drama climax when, Vivian Shing, is offering a four year contract with the Paris Opera Ballet. During the movie Saving Face, Vivian Shing, says “What do you fucking care what kind of dancing I do?” This shows that, Vivian Shing…show more content…
Just calling to say hi. Hope your birthday good. Did Wil show up? Thought you may wanna talk after she leaves. Oh, maybe she's still there? Okay. Bye” Then Wil said “Oh, my God. You talked to your mother about us?” Afterwards, Vivian Shing, said “Yeah. So?” Next, Wilhelmina said “So? Does she know we have sex?”While, Vivian Shing, said “[sighs] No, Wilhelmina. She thinks we conjugate Latin verbs” Lastly, Wilhelmina said “Really?” It is apparent that Mrs. Shing doesn’t realize the level of intimacy that both, Vivian Shing and, Wilhelmina stimulate. In another event during the movie Saving Face, it occurred that while, Wilhelmina ,and Vivian Shing, walk around the Playground they started a small talk with a little girl. The little girl first said “Are you guys gonna kiss?” Then, Wilhelmina said “Huh? No... what?” Next the little girl said “Are you going to French kiss when you go to Paris?” Lastly, Vivian Shing, said “go play on the jungle gym” Therefore Vivian is trying to hide her homosexuality, and inner sex craves throughout society with Wilhelmina. So it is clear that Vivian Shing is not only a lesbian, but she has sex cravings as well. In conclusion, during the viewing of the movie Saving Face, this character known as Vivian Shing can be
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