Ivy Chen and Jasper Liu in a scene from Taiwanese film More than Blue.

Five Asian terminal illness films that came before More Than Blue

  • Boy meets girl, boy (or girl) is diagnosed with deadly incurable disease, hides it from the other – it’s classic Asian cinematic fare
  • Korean directors are the masters of the sub-genre, but Japanese, Chinese and Hong Kong filmmakers can also get the tears flowing
Topic |   Asian cinema

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Ivy Chen and Jasper Liu in a scene from Taiwanese film More than Blue.
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