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Two British Chinese gay men decides to re-examine their lives following a death of their friend. Mel sleeps around whilst rejecting the love of Todd and Ash decides to cross dress to find his knight in shining armour.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Chowee Leow Chowee Leow ... Ashley Wang
Steven Lim Steven Lim ... Melvin Shu
Gareth Rhys Davis Gareth Rhys Davis ... Todd Charrington (as Gareth Rhys Davies)
Neil Collie Neil Collie ... Ross Foreman
John 'Ebon-knee' Campbell John 'Ebon-knee' Campbell ... Diane / Dan (as John Ebb-on=Knee Campbell)
Mark Hampton ... Gavin Chan
Paul Cox Paul Cox ... Brad
David Cary David Cary ... Ian / Trannie Club Cashier
David Tse ... Pastor Joseph Szeto
Michelle Lee ... Choi Lin Cheung
Shirley Chantrell Shirley Chantrell ... Mrs. Chan
Paul Courtenay Hyu Paul Courtenay Hyu ... Kelvin Chan
David Leigh David Leigh ... Master Bates
Mark Wakeling ... Antoine
James Bridgeman James Bridgeman ... Cheeky Workman
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Storyline

Two British Chinese gay men decides to re-examine their lives following a death of their friend. Mel sleeps around whilst rejecting the love of Todd and Ash decides to cross dress to find his knight in shining armour.

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Plot Keywords:

dress | cross | death | friend | gay | See All (170) »

Taglines:

It's Never Too Late To Fall In Love

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexual content, drug use and language. | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

UK | Hong Kong

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 July 2006 (Thailand) See more »

Also Known As:

Rapazes de Sonho See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK

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Box Office

Budget:

GBP300,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,982, 12 August 2007

Gross USA:

$13,875

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$13,875
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

This movie was originally titled 'Butterfly Boys'. See more »

Goofs

The pasta on Ash's fork changes position between shots. See more »

Quotes

Todd Charrington: You want everything. I just want what's mine.
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Performed by Rebecca Pan
Licensed by courtesy of Rebecca Pan
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A thought provoking and entertaining comedy
23 November 2006 | by Gordon-11See all my reviews

This film is about the life in London of two gay men of Chinese ancestry. One of them is a posh and stylish guy who is good looking but insecure, another is a camp guy longing for love.

I saw this film in a film festival in Hong Kong, with the director present for the Q&A session. The viewers' reaction in the film festival was very positive.

This film clearly attempts to entertain the audience. The sets are very thoughtfully created and visually attractive. The plot is very entertaining and hilarious. It also portrays Chinese gay men as being attractive, powerful and stylish, instead of the usual stereotype. This positive portrayal empowers the people in this subgroup.

It has ample use of stereotypes, it really makes the viewers laugh in many scenes. The jokes are direct and to the point. It also examines the structure of gay relationships in a more subtle way. In the end scene, a twist of circumstances and personalities (the watch giving scene) leaves me wonder how people can succumb to vanity and disregard valuable friendship in the process.

The cast is very good looking, which makes the film perfect eye candy. It is also thought provoking as well. This film deserves wider recognition, but the portrayal of a hot 3 way kiss between 3 men may limit its crossover appeal.


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