Han Geng (left) and Jéremie Elkaïm in a still from Looking for Rohmer, directed by Wang Chao.

First same-sex romance to get official China cinema release is heavily censored and flops at box office

Director celebrated when his cut of Looking for Rohmer was approved in 2015, but when it was finally screened last week it had been so toned down the lead actors don’t even hold hands; starved of publicity too, it bombed at box office 

Topic |   Chinese language cinema

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Han Geng (left) and Jéremie Elkaïm in a still from Looking for Rohmer, directed by Wang Chao.
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