Category Archives: 2010

Pair of Love

“Pair of Love” is a film students’ project, about four students, two boys and two girls, playing, hugging and making out. They are all in their last class of high school and their playful banter is changing into sex play. They have to deal with peer pressure, family and questioning their identity. There is a happy ending for the boys couple, which is rare in Chinese films.

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Miracle On Jongno Street

A story about 4 gay men who try to lead a normal life in Korea, the conservative and harsh country for LGBT in Asia.

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In the middle of making a queer film Jun-moon, a director, loses his self-confidence due to social scrutiny regarding his sexual orientation. Byung-gwon, a gay rights activist, has been participating in movements to establish equal rights for homosexual laborers. Young-soo, a chef who moved from the countryside 15 years ago, lived a lonely life but he finds happiness after joining a gay choir. Yol, who works for a major company, dreams of the day him and his partner, can have a legal wedding with overcoming the prejudice against people living with HIV/AIDS.

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Original Title: Chonno no Kiseki

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Language: Korean

Country:  South Korea

Category: Documentary,  Drama

Director: Hyuk-Sang Lee

Stars: Chang Byoung-Gwon, So Jun-Moon, Jung Yol 

Run time: 117 min 

Release: 2010

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Spring Fever

The protagonist is a private investigator hired to spy on a man who is having an affair with another man. However, the investigator becomes entangled in a love triangle with the boyfriend of the man he’s investigating and his own girlfriend.

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Yes Or No

Pie is a sweet girl who moves into a new college dorm room where she finds out that her new roommate Kim, is a tomboy who looks and dress like a boy. As their friendship develops, Pie and Kim begin to wonder if the feeling they feel for one another is just an ordinary friendship or true love.

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Amphetamine

Openly gay banker Daniel debates whether to return to Australia or stay in Hong Kong when he meets Kafka, a straight swimming instructor. The young men fall in love, believing that their love can bridge anything, despite their difference in sexuality and Kafka’s increasing drug use. Daniel does not regret his love for Kafka, who tries to love him back against his nature. But a flashback memory from Kafka’s past makes it difficult for their relationship to work.

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Ben & Sam

A college heartthrob meets a college newbie – a challenge, a tension, a discovery, and a love that will change everything between them. Ben and Sam are polar opposites. They couldn’t be more dissimilar from each other, except that they share a dubious Film Class together – and that they vie for the “Campus King” title. While Ben is the resident sports jock, Sam is the eccentric who takes dance lessons. When Sam invites Ben as partner for their thesis, the latter accepts. Then one day, they share an unexpected kiss and thus starts their arduous journey towards social acceptance.

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Land of Scarecrows

A loner, a gypsy-like character, Jiyoung Jang, is an amateur sculptor that lives a very isolated life. Rein, a Filipina, comes to Korea to earn money. She falls in love with Ji-young and marries him but is shocked to discover that he is a transgender.

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