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End of Love (2009)

Oi do chun (original title)
Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Romance | 18 July 2009 (USA)
Stuck in a Christian 'rehabilitation' camp, Ming recalls his double life, a whirlwind of sex and drugs as a rent boy, and a sedate, romantic life with the older and more conservative Yen. ... See full summary »

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Chi-Kin Lee ...
Cheung Wai Ming (as Chi Kin Lee)
Kin-Fat Lai ...
Treatment Centre Staff (as Kin Fat Lai)
Alex Wong ...
Tsz Yan
Guthrie Yip ...
Clifton Kwan ...
Cyrus
Edson Ng ...
Cyrus's Friend
Deryck L. ...
Cyrus's Friend
Marchu ...
Cyrus's Friend
Sammy Wong ...
Shing
Kim-ching Liu ...
Fai (as Risky Liu)
Ben Yeung ...
Yan
Tim Bo ...
Ming's Mother
Andrew Hui ...
Wilfred
Kirby Lai ...
Cyrus's Friend
Brad Siu ...
Cyrus's Friend
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Stuck in a Christian 'rehabilitation' camp, Ming recalls his double life, a whirlwind of sex and drugs as a rent boy, and a sedate, romantic life with the older and more conservative Yen. Secrets and lies haunt their relationship, as Ming's mother confronts her son's sexuality in a most extreme fashion and Yen tries to get Ming to give up hustling. Written by Anonymous

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Love is the most lethal drug of all

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A story about a drug abuser who happens to be gay
6 June 2010 | by (Earth) – See all my reviews

This film is about a gay man who works as a prostitute, and indulges in the world of drugs. He meets another man in the drug rehabilitation camp who transforms his life.

After reading the synopsis of "End of Love", I was under the impression of it being a gay romance story. In actual fact, the story is a dark, brutal and sad tale about drug abuse. It tells how Ming and his friends cannot get out of the socially deprived positions, which marginalise them into the path they walk into. It tells how drug abusers cannot break the cycle of self destruction, causing one nadir after another.

"End of Love" is better described as a film about a drug abuser, who happens to be gay. The gay storyline is actually of a subplot, that has no direct causal relationship to what happens to Ming.


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