Timothée Chalamet (left) and Armie Hammer in a still from Call Me by Your Name.

How gay romance Call Me by Your Name, pulled from Beijing film festival, earned a huge following in China

Homosexuality was illegal in China until 1997, thought of as a mental illness until 2001, and is still considered ‘abnormal sexual relations or behaviour’ by state media watchdogs. Even so, Call Me by Your Name has a cult following in the country, despite never been shown at Chinese cinemas

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Timothée Chalamet (left) and Armie Hammer in a still from Call Me by Your Name.
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Laurie Chen

Laurie Chen

Laurie Chen joined the Post in 2017 after completing a master's degree in journalism at City University, London. Originally from the UK, she studied English literature at University College London.