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Bishonen (1998)

Mei shao nian zhi lian (original title)
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 ... See full summary »

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Jet
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Sam Fai
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Kana
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K.S.
Jason Tsang ...
Ah Chin
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Sam's Father
Chiao Chiao ...
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Tat-Ming Cheung ...
Tsu (Boss)
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Joe Junior ...
Gucci (Auntie)
Paul Fonoroff
Michael Lam
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Man Ming Ma
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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. Written by L.H. Wong <lhw@sfs.org.sg>

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$18,506 (USA) (9 April 1999)

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$18,629 (USA) (16 April 1999)
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Beautiful, but that's all
23 May 1999 | by (Seattle, WA) – See all my reviews

Straight model actors are certainly far removed from the typical gay man. I found as did many the actors to be beautiful, but that was the main attraction for the film. I found the substance of the film to be disappointing. Any character who was not beautiful was generally portrayed as one who prayed on those who were. A gay film that represents the diversity of gay people would have been much more to my liking.


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