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Butterfly (2004)

Hu die (original title)
A married teacher/closeted lesbian meets a young, free spirited singer who will allow her to rediscover herself.

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Cast

Credited cast:
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Flavia
Yuan Tian ...
Yip
Eric Kot ...
Ming (Flavia's Husband)
Stephanie Che ...
Jin
Yat Ning Chan ...
Young Flavia (as Isabel Chan)
Joman Chiang ...
Young Jin
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Flavia's dad
Pauline Yam ...
Rosa
Carl Ng ...
Carl (Man in Macau bar)
Yuen-Leung Poon ...
Man in coffee shop
Redbean Lau ...
Flavia's mum
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Brenda Chan ...
Samantha's mother
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Pauline
Nicky Shih ...
Demonstrator & university student
Stanley Tam ...
Chemistry teacher
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Storyline

Flavia is a thirtysomething married teacher. She has suppressed the memory of her adolescent lesbian fling with Jin and is stuck in a stifling marriage. A chance encounter in a supermarket with the playful and seductive singer Yip reawakens dormant feelings and she begins to think back on her teenage affair with Jin. Written by Anonymous

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2 December 2004 (Hong Kong)  »

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Flavia: I don't know why I always fell for girls. I can't even help my students. I always give up when I'm half way through doing something. If I go on like this, I'll hurt a lot of people.
Yip: Why do you blame yourself for everything? You've tried your best. That's good enough. No one will blame you.
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It's a nice movie...
3 April 2005 | by (Malaysia) – See all my reviews

I think this is a nice movie...A great one...This is the first homosexual HongKong movie I watched... A harmony homosexual movie, there isn't any visible nudity involved... The scenes will be mainly kissing scenes of actresses... I think that their kissing were great, when they were kissing, they don't give me the feeling that they were acting, I think that there is nothing to be criticized, without knowing the real characters of the 2 actresses, I would definitely think that they are the real couple in life...After I watch this movie, Tian Yuan really deserves the New Actress Award, she is a great actress in this movie... Passion, is what I can conclude from this movie. I would definitely recommend it to my friends...


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