Kim Min-hee and Kim Tae-ri in The Handmaiden, one of the best Asian films featuring an LGBT storyline. Photo: CJ Entertainment Kim Min-hee and Kim Tae-ri in The Handmaiden, one of the best Asian films featuring an LGBT storyline. Photo: CJ Entertainment
Kim Min-hee and Kim Tae-ri in The Handmaiden, one of the best Asian films featuring an LGBT storyline. Photo: CJ Entertainment

From The Handmaiden to Ang Lee and Wong Kar-wai – 7 awesome Asian movies with LGBT storylines

From Wong Kar-wai’s gritty indie Happy Together, starring Leslie Cheung and Tony Leung Chiu-wai, to Ang Lee’s pre-Brokeback Mountain drama The Wedding Banquet and Korean Old Boy auteur Park Chan-wook’s adaptation of The Handmaiden, more directors than you might think have broached the sometimes sensitive subject of same-sex love on screen in Asia

Topic |   Asian cinema
Kim Min-hee and Kim Tae-ri in The Handmaiden, one of the best Asian films featuring an LGBT storyline. Photo: CJ Entertainment Kim Min-hee and Kim Tae-ri in The Handmaiden, one of the best Asian films featuring an LGBT storyline. Photo: CJ Entertainment
Kim Min-hee and Kim Tae-ri in The Handmaiden, one of the best Asian films featuring an LGBT storyline. Photo: CJ Entertainment
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