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Lan Yu
Category: Romance, Homosexual
Release date: 2002
Production company: Yongning Creative Workshop
Running time: 86 minutes
Rating in US: R
Starring: Hu Jun, Liu Ye, Su Jin, Li Huatong, Luo Fang, Zhang Yongning, Li Shuang, Zhao Minfen, Zhang Fan
Director: Stanley Kwan
Producer: Zhang Yongning
Screenplay: Jimmy Ngai
Cinematographer: Yang Tao
Lan Yu is also the Chinese name for Orchid Island.

Lan Yu is a gay-themed Chinese movie by Hong Kong director Stanley Kwan in 2002. This movie is based on a popular cyber story in China called Beijing story.

Plot synopsis

The movie tells a love story between two men, set in Beijing in the late 1980s and early 1990s. The movie ends with Lanyu’s death in an accident.

It can be counted as a mainland-made movie, because most of the crew are from mainland China. Nevertheless, this movie is banned in there (see Homosexuality in China).

This movie won a lot of prizes in different movie festivals in Hong Kong, Taiwan etc. (To be added)

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