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Laro

Dingdong and Aljur (Brad Laurente and James Pinca) both work for Melos (Toffee Calma), a gay film director. Dingdong resists Melos’ advances, while Aljur is all too happy to oblige him. As Aljur and Dingdong start to get closer, Aljur’s estranged wife Bea (Irish Contreras) suddenly shows up at Melos’ doorstep. Seeing an opportunity, Melos begins to manipulate his housemates, forcing them into a game of betrayal and infidelity. He locates Dingdong’s old girlfriend Angelica (Jenaira Chu) and brings her into his home as well. Before long, relationships are strained as sex runs rampant in the household.

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Camellia Project: Three Queer Stories at Bogil Island

The film is composed of three different stories of contemporary gay life in South Korea. “Camellia” is of two old buddies having reunited as life went by, – a local and his recently-in-Seoul-living family-man partner. “Drifting Island” is of a family man found this solace in unexpected holiday affairs with a male local driver. “La Traviatta” is of a widow visiting a ceased husband’s male lover.

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