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B.T.S. (Better Than Sex) (2002)
"Ai qing ling yao" (original title)

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A web of connected stories on adventure, sex, and love in Taiwan, including a 17 y.o. boy with a porn obsession, three hoodlums, and a self-righteous police officer.



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Credited cast:
Michael Wong ...
Lin Tsu-chuang / Big Tomato
Ginny Liu ...
Lin Xiao-ying - Tam
Leon Dai ...
Mad Cop
Sheng Chen ...
Boss Cheng (as Bobby Chen)
Tomohisa Kagami ...
Wei-min Ying ...
Big Slicer
Chen-Ya Wu ...
Fat Slicer
Chen-Hsi Li ...
Skinny Slicer
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
MC HotDog ...
MC HotDog
D.J. Hsiao-si ...
DJ Hsiao-si (as DJ Hsiao-si)
Phoebe Huang ...
Teacher (as Jia-Qian Huang)
Kong Kam ...
(as Kang Jin)
Firebird Liu ...
Driver (as Hsu-hao Liu)
Zi-she Zhu ...
Little Tomato


Lin, a 17 year old high school student thinks the most important thing in his life is his collection of 4,572 porno magazines. Cheng, owner of the biggest pornography store in Taiwan, became Lin's only friend. Before dying, Cheng told Lin "Take this key, go to that place, then you will know what is love, what is sex, and what is the meaning of life." Written by Pifan2003

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taiwan | sex | love | police officer | asian | See more »






Release Date:

12 April 2002 (Taiwan)  »

Also Known As:

B.T.S. (Better Than Sex)  »

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$300,000 (estimated)

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1.85 : 1
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Written by Michael Wong
Lyrics by Tien-cheng Chang
Performed by Michael Wong
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An attempt to save the Taiwan Film Industry
1 April 2005 | by (Philadelphia, PA) – See all my reviews

If you have seen enough Taiwanese films you will be pleasantly surprised by this one. This is an attempt by the director to save Taiwan's film industry from its overly artsy and unprofitable film environment. Taiwan's film industry have been on a downward slope ever since Taiwan's new wave of directors started making political and avant-garde films. Even though those films won awards at major festivals it fails to bring in profits in its native country. However, this film is an attempt to break free from that type of environment and an attempt to gain audiences interests once more. It was quite an success in Taiwan which actually brought in box office numbers. The film did not make any profit, but it did earn enough to balance out its film budget, which was a first ever since the Taiwan's new wave of films. The director of photography of this film is very well known among the Asian commercial industry. Thus, enabling this film to have a totally different look from past Taiwanese films. The film was well shot and did a good job on color correction making the quality more Hollywood like. The only downside about this film was that I thought the characters wasn't very well developed. The separate stories were also connected in a way which looked overly pretentious. However, the wacky story lines and weird plots makes up for that imperfection.

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