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Encyclopedia > Lan Yu (film)
Lan Yu
Directed by Stanley Kwan
Produced by Zhang Yongning
Written by Jimmy Ngai
Starring Hu Jun, Liu Ye, Su Jin, Li Huatong, Luo Fang, Zhang Yongning, Li Shuang, Zhao Minfen, Zhang Fan
Distributed by Yongning Creative Workshop
Release date(s) 18 May 2001
Running time 86 minutes
Language Mandarin
IMDb profile

Lan Yu (Chinese: 蓝宇; pinyin: Lán Yǔ) is a gay-themed Chinese film by Hong Kong director Stanley Kwan in 2001. This movie is based on a popular cyber story in China called Beijing story. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (450x643, 214 KB)Lan Yu film poster This image is of a movie poster or title card, and the copyright for it is most likely owned by either the publisher of the movie or the studio which produced the movie in... Stanley Kwan (Traditional Chinese: 關錦鵬; Simplified Chinese: 关锦鹏; Hanyu Pinyin: ; born October 9, 1957) is a Hong Kong film director and producer. ... Hu Jun (Simplified Chinese: 胡军; Traditional Chinese: 胡軍; born May 18, 1968,Beijing,China ) is a Chinese actor. ... Liu Ye (Traditional Chinese: ; Simplified Chinese: ) (born March 23, 1978) is a Chinese actor from Jilin province. ... May 18 is the 138th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (139th in leap years). ... This article is about the year 2001. ... Mandarin, or Beifanghua (Chinese: 北方話; Pinyin: BÄ›ifānghuà; literally Northern Dialect(s)), or Guanhua (Traditional Chinese: 官話; Simplified Chinese: 官话; Pinyin: Guānhuà; literally official speech) is a category of related Chinese dialects spoken across most of northern and southwestern China. ... Pinyin is a system of romanization (phonemic notation and transcription to Roman script) for Standard Mandarin, where pin means spell and yin means sound. The most common variant of pinyin in use is called Hanyu Pinyin (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: HànyÇ” PÄ«nyÄ«n), also known as scheme... For other articles with similar names, see Gay (disambiguation). ... The history of Chinese-language cinema has three separate threads of development: Cinema of Hong Kong, Cinema of China, and Cinema of Taiwan. ... Stanley Kwan (Traditional Chinese: 關錦鵬; Simplified Chinese: 关锦鹏; Hanyu Pinyin: ; born October 9, 1957) is a Hong Kong film director and producer. ... This is a list of film-related events in 2001. ...

Plot synopsis

The movie tells a love story between two men, set in Beijing in the late 1980s and early 1990s. The movie ends after Lanyu’s death in an accident. Beijing [English Pronunciation] (Chinese: 北京 [Chinese Pronunciation]; Pinyin: BÄ›ijÄ«ng; IPA: ), a city in northern China, is the capital of the Peoples Republic of China (PRC). ... The 1980s refers to the years of 1980 to 1989. ... Germans dancing on the Berlin Wall in late 1989, the symbol of the cold war divide falls down as the world unites in the 1990s. ...

It can be counted as a mainland-made movie, because most of the crew are from mainland China. Nevertheless, this movie is banned there (see Homosexuality in China). The highlighted area in the map is what is commonly known as mainland China. Mainland China (Simplified Chinese: 中国大陆; Traditional Chinese: 中國大陸; pinyin: Zhōnggúo Dàlù; literally The Chinese Massive Landmass or Continental China) is an informal (disputed — see talk page) geographical term which is usually synonymous with the area... Young men sipping tea, reading poetry, and making love; Individual panel from a hand scroll on homosexual themes, paint on silk; China, Qing Dynasty (eighteenth to nineteenth centuries); Kinsey Institute, Bloomington, Indiana The situation of homosexuality in China and Taiwan is currently quite ambiguous, although many instances have been recorded...

This film won many awards in different movie festivals throughout Hong Kong, Taiwan etc. (To be added)

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