Leslie Cheung (left) and Tony Leung in a scene from Wong kar-wai’s 1997 Hong Kong film Happy Together. Photo: HandoutLeslie Cheung (left) and Tony Leung in a scene from Wong kar-wai’s 1997 Hong Kong film Happy Together. Photo: Handout
Leslie Cheung (left) and Tony Leung in a scene from Wong kar-wai’s 1997 Hong Kong film Happy Together. Photo: Handout

Leslie Cheung in Happy Together, plus 6 other Asian movies celebrating LGBT romance

Social stigmas and cultural taboos mean that LGBT characters in Asian cinema are scarce, but there are some beautiful films that do explore same-sex relationships – and here’s the list

Topic |   Chinese language cinema
Leslie Cheung (left) and Tony Leung in a scene from Wong kar-wai’s 1997 Hong Kong film Happy Together. Photo: HandoutLeslie Cheung (left) and Tony Leung in a scene from Wong kar-wai’s 1997 Hong Kong film Happy Together. Photo: Handout
Leslie Cheung (left) and Tony Leung in a scene from Wong kar-wai’s 1997 Hong Kong film Happy Together. Photo: Handout
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