violent events. From fist fighting to gun-play, the main characters of Tomorrow are challenged with being the model minority while searching for inner machismo. The identity of the film’scharacters hinge on either the genderless man or the testosterone-infused macho fighter. While the ties are clear between Ben and his cohorts, they constantly call each other “pussy” and “cocksucker.” These labels are constant challenges to the young Asian male struggling to not only fit within White society by getting good grades, high test scores, and going to top colleges, but these teenagers also carry the burden of overcoming years of public perception.
Paradoxically, the subplot of the film hinges on the boys losing their virginity in order to stand before their friends as true men. However, the sexual accomplishment is less about sexual penetration than about violence,