• Yonfan – Yi luan qing mi AKA Double Fixation (1987)

    1981-1990Hong KongRomanceThrillerYonfan

    In this homage to Alfred Hitchcock, a femme fatale and a photographer embark on a romantic adventure surrounding a mysterious marble.Read More »

  • Yonfan – Liu jin sui yue AKA Last Romance (1988)

    Yonfan1981-1990DramaHong KongRomance

    Two of Hong Kong’s most adored screen goddesses lend their girlish charm to Last Romance, re-released 29 years after it became a rare commercial hit in the career of art-house director Yonfan.

    While its fashion and social setting are somewhat dated, the 1988 film still packs a punch with its deeply poignant tale of friendship and love that is repeatedly derailed by materialistic greed and lamentable life decisions.Read More »

  • Yonfan – Toh sik AKA Colour Blossoms (2004)

    2001-2010AsianEroticaHong KongQueer Cinema(s)Yonfan

    Asian Erotic. Teresa Cheung stars as a real estate agent drawn into a torrid – and sadomasochistic – relationship with a morose, stunningly beautiful Japanese photographer played by male model Sho. The two cavort in a luxurious apartment owned by an elegant upper-crust Japanese lady (Japanese diva Matsusaka Keiko), crossing paths with an infatuated policeman (Carl Ng), a mysterious Korean woman (Korean transgender Ha Ri Su), and an increasingly tangled web of violence, criss-crossing passions, and lurid, unchecked desires…Read More »

  • Yonfan – Yao jie huang hou AKA Bugis Street (1995)

    1991-2000DramaHong KongQueer Cinema(s)Yonfan

    Set in the mid-sixties of Singapore, Bugis Street is an off-beat period drama about a young woman’s coming of age among a community of drag queens who work in the famous tourist/red light district: Bugis Street. Lien, is a wide-eyed 16-year-old girl who has just moved from a rural village to Singapore where she works as a maid in the Sing Sing hotel. Little does she know, the hotel is the infamous residence for transsexuals and transvestites who work on Bugis Street.Read More »

  • Yonfan – Youyuan jingmeng AKA Peony Pavilion (2001)

    2001-2010AsianDramaHong KongYonfan

    The story takes place in a beautiful pavilion in 1930’s Suzhou. Jade is a famous songstress courtesan, marrying into the noble house. She develops a dubious relationship with a female cousin of the family and also being admired secretly by her butler. LAN, the cousin, is a modern woman who wants to be independent and serves her country, but when she meets the charismatic Shing, an official from the North, all her plans go astray.

    These two women’s love bears no fruit with their men and in the end they have only each other to lean on.Read More »

  • Yonfan – Mei shao nian zhi lian AKA Bishonen (1998)

    1991-2000DramaHong KongQueer Cinema(s)RomanceYonfan

    Jet is the star gigolo in Hong Kong. Arrogant, sexy, everyone falls in love with him, but he falls in love with no one… until one day he meets Sam, the hunkiest policeman to ever pound a beat on Hollywood Road. From then on, Jet changes himself into somebody he is not: innocent, sweet, clean, pure. It’s way of setting a trap to catch Sam. But unknowingly Jet falls into the trap himself. Things begin to get out of control when it turns out that Sam’s past is part of Jet’s present.Read More »

  • Yonfan – Jìyuántái qihào AKA No.7 Cherry Lane (2019)

    2011-2020AnimationDramaHong KongYonfan

    Ziming, a University undergraduate, is entangled between his amorous feelings for a self-exiled mother Mrs Yu from Taiwan and her beautiful daughter Meiling, in the era coincides with Hong Kong’s turbulent times of 1967.Read More »

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