A Female Driver who is also a Good Driver
Pearlmi Tam walked into the studio with a confident smile, dressed in an apricot jumpsuit dress, black leather shoes, and floral socks. Her wheat-colored shoulder-length hair framed her face perfectly, and she looked ready to take on the world. She is the screenwriter of the script 'Drive My Cube'.
In the script of "Drive my Cube," the protagonist Ana refuses to sell her late father's Nissan Cube. To experience the same scenery her father saw from the driver's seat, she learns to drive. Whenever Ana faces a near-crash, she unexpectedly unlocks her own supernatural ability and sets out on various fantastical journeys. She is meeting the first female driver in history, rescuing a mysterious sheep...
Society has rigid expectations for men and women, and these are accompanied by high demands and standards.
In Hong Kong, traditional Chinese thinking heavily influences societal perceptions of gender, often favouring men over women and constraining women into passive and fragile roles. Anecdotes like Pearlmi's experience in motorbike lessons illustrate the pervasive nature of gender expectations and stereotypes. Rigid ideas about what "men should'' and "women should" do create unrealistic and unfair situations, making it difficult for individuals to break free from traditional gender roles.
Despite progress made towards challenging gender stereotypes, society's journey remains a long one.
Gender expectations are imposed on everyone, regardless of gend...