The whole point of “going native” is that the familiar Western civilization is portrayed as inauthentic, ugly, broken, flawed.
Continuity is lax: some actors play several characters; other roles are portrayed by multiple actors.
I have quibbles with the way stand-up is portrayed in the media and in the press.
She has been portrayed no fewer than 20 times in TV movies in the last 10 years.
Challenging the deal could be portrayed by Beijing as interfering in Chinese economic and trade freedoms.
His joy on finding her is portrayed in a musical greeting of such unbounded rapture that one key will hardly hold it.
New England and the South have been portrayed by various writers.
Tolstoy portrayed the vices of the educated Russian and the evils of wage-slavery which followed the emancipation of the serfs.
It was he, the great musician, as he was portrayed in his youthful pictures!
In one the theologians of the Sorbonne were portrayed to the life, and each in all his proper colors, by an unfriendly pencil.
mid-13c., "to draw, paint" (something), from Anglo-French purtraire, Old French portraire "to draw, to paint, portray" (12c.), literally "trace, draw forth," from por- "forth" (from Latin pro-; see pro-) + traire "trace, draw," from Latin trahere "to drag, draw" (see tract (n.1)). Meaning "depict in words, describe" is from late 14c. Related: Portrayed; portraying.