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  1. A film with a winning formula

    Posted Aug 08th 2004, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow Formula 17 is a heart-warming love story with a difference- the characters are gay. It tells the tale of innocent 17-year-old village boy Tien (Tony Yang Yu-ning, pictured left), who longs to meet his true love and become a part of the glamorous gay scene in the city. When he moves to Taipei, he encounters notorious playboy Bai (Duncan Lai, pictured right ...

  2. Fung finds his director's wings

    Posted Oct 10th 2003, 12:00am by Tinnie Chow

    ... Stephen Fung Tak-lun (right), who has made a name for himself with his music videos for Eason Chan Yik-shun and Nicholas Tse Ting-fung, will make his film directing debut this month. ... The film will be an action comedy starring Chan, Karen Mok Man-wai and Daniel Wu Yin-cho. It will centre on gangster life, but with a twist. 'There is a gay triad boss, so there are funny ...

  3. Also showing: Leesong Hee-il

    Posted Sep 06th 2007, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... is still taboo and on-screen gay characters are conspicuous by their absence. Although audiences flocked to The King and the Clown (about a monarch's relationship with an androgynous male jester), it's set at a safe remove from present- day reality. No Regrets has been hailed as South Korea's first gay feature from a gay filmmaker. But Leesong Hee-il (right) had already ...

  4. Lesbian And Gay Film Festival 2003

    Posted Dec 05th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Highlights of this year's festival include Party Monster with Home Alone star Macaulay Culkin (today, 11.50pm, Palace IFC, and Sun, 9.30pm, Broadway Cinematheque), and Cheerleader Queens (above), a comedy from Thailand (tomorrow, 5.30pm, and Mon, 7.4 ...

  5. Soundless Wind Chime

    Posted Jul 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Paul Fonoroff

    ... a screenplay with protagonists far removed from local mainstream fare. Beijing emigrant Ricky (Lu Yulai, right) and Swiss visitor Pascal (Bernhard Bulling, far right) are not only facing cultural barriers in a tough environment in Hong Kong but involved in a gay relationship that is interracial to boot. That's a lot of issues for one movie without the philosophical burdens imposed ...

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    Rant: scrutiny of the bounty

    Posted Oct 07th 2012, 12:00am by ADAM

    ... Adam Wright Adam Wright Scrutiny of the bounty   A lot of parents with gay children have trouble accepting their offspring's sexuality, but tycoon Cecil Chao Sze-tsung took it to a whole new level when he offered a HK$500 million bounty to the man who wins the heart of his lesbian daughter. It didn't seem to bother him that Gigi had already announced her marriage ...

  7. Lou Ye

    Posted May 24th 2009, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... vivid sex scenes between its gay protagonists, in a story about two love triangles when a man leaves his wife or girlfriend to be with another man. Even without the ban, Lou would have found ... people, gay and straight people- the film is not meant to be like that; it's to begin from a more human perspective. And it's about how different human beings conduct their lives ...

  8. Let the Right One In

    Posted Dec 05th 2010, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... James Kidd Let the Right One In by John Ajvide Lindqvist Quercus, HK$120 John Ajvide Lindqvist's debut novel has already spawned two film adaptations. The first, Let the Right One In, is a masterful version in Swedish. The second is a superfluous Hollywood remake (Let Me In) which has encouraged Lindqvist's publisher to re-release his book. It is pretty dark matter. Oskar has too ...

  9. Film

    Posted Nov 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The First Grader (IIA) (English and Kikuyu) Biographical drama about an 84-year-old Kenyan villager and ex-Mau Mau freedom fighter who fights for his right to go to school for the first time. CT ... French with English subtitles). Nov 27, 8pm, Dec 4, 7.30pm, HK Space Museum. HK Lesbian and Gay Film Festival The HK Lesbian and Gay Festival Society presents a programme of homosexual-themed ...

  10. Let the Right One In

    Posted May 06th 2010, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... and solemn film that spreads its grisly shocks very sparsely across its two-hour run time, Let the Right One In is remarkable in how it doubles up as an effective piece about teenage angst. Its ... as the meting out of bloody death. Let the Right One In opens today ...




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