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For Love, We Can (2014)

 

Director: Chi-Lung Lam
Writers: Chi-Lung Lam, Kei Shu
Genre: Drama
Country:  Hong Kong
Language: Chinese
Duration: 48 min
Year: 2014

 

Stars: Carlos Chan, Fung Lee, On-Lai Liu

 

 

The Red Ribbon Centre has been co-operating with the HKLGFF since 2006, recommending films, short films and documentaries relateing to AIDS issues. So far they have introduced more than thirty moving stories, promoting messages of AIDS prevention and the importance of early testing.
Since LGBT film production in Hong Kong is limited, Red Ribbon Centre and the Hong Kong Lesbian and Gay Film Fesitval (HKLGFF) decided to work together to produce film with a true reflection of the local gay community.
(For Love, We Can) which features Jun, a reckless, rebellious young man. His sexual orientation has made his father furious, with his mother (Han) stuck in the middle; even after the father’s death they are still unable to reconcile and even though Jun and his mother only have each other, they do not communicate. Knowing that being gay is not accepted, although they live together, there is a wall between the two.

 


For Love, We Can (2014)

  • Director: Chi-Lung Lam

  • Writers:
    Chi-Lung LamKei Shu

  • Genre:Drama

  • Runtime:48 minutes

  • Actors:
    Michael
    Carlos Chan
    Michael’s grandmother
    Fung Lee
    Han (as Annie Liu)
    On-Lai Liu
    Jun’s Ex-boyfriend
    Derrick Ownn
    Lambert
    Jimmy Shum
    Jun (as Yau Hawk Sau)
    Neo Yau
    Kwan
    Edith Yuen

  • Plot:

    Jun is a reckless, rebellious young man. His coming out enraged his father, with his mother (Han) stuck in the middle. Even after his father’s death they are still unable to reconcile and the two barely communicate. Knowing that being gay is not accepted by his mother, there is a wall between the two even though they live under the same roof. Michael is an honest, stable young man who works in a bank. He distastes his parents’ indulgence in their work and business dealings in China. When Michael met Jun, two lonely souls fell deeply in love, oblivious to the wide open eyes of people around them. Jun’s mother disapproves their relationship, while reluctantly she had to accept it. Because of Michael’s positive energy, the relationship between mother and son gradually defrosts. One day, Jun’s ex-boyfriend revealed to him a secret, which overturned the world of Jun. And now Jun and Michael have to face the most difficult test in their relationship while Han is also going through her struggles.

    Written by
    Red Ribbon Centre


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