Chinese

20 30 40

Our Rating: ★★★☆☆
L Factor: Major lesbian content
Short Take: Follows three women of different ages – 20, 30 and 40 – in Taipei. The 20ish woman has feelings for her friend.

blue-gate-crossing

Our Rating: ★★★★☆
L Factor: Major lesbian content
Short Take: Sweet coming out, coming of age story in a Taipei high school.

Brush Up My Sisters

Our Rating: ★½☆☆☆
L Factor: Minor lesbian content
Short Take: A paparazzi photographer wants a story on a lesbian scandal at the Hong Kong Police Training Academy.

Butterfly

Our Rating: ★★½☆☆
L Factor: Lesbian Film
Short Take: Flavia falls in love with a younger woman, although she is already married to a man. As a teenager, she was in love with a Chinese revolutionary.

chinese-botanists-daughters

Our Rating: ★★★☆☆
L Factor: Lesbian Film
Short Take: An intern falls in love with a botany professor’s daughter in an idyllic paradise – but with tragic consequences.

Color Blossoms

Our Rating: ★★☆☆☆
L Factor: Minor lesbian content
Short Take: Confusing bisexual and transsexual S&M story set in Hong Kong.

east-is-red

Our Rating: ★★★★☆
L Factor: Gender Bender
Short Take: High flying martial arts fantasy with gender ambiguity and women who are playing male characters.

full-moon-in-new-york

Our Rating: ★★☆☆☆
L Factor: Major lesbian character
Short Take: Three very different women of Chinese heritage are living in New York City and become unlikely friends.

hes-a-woman-shes-a-man

Our Rating: ★★★★☆
L Factor: Gender Bender
Short Take: Gender bending comedy in which a young singer passes as a man and attracts the romantic attention of other women.

Hu Du Men

Our Rating: ★★★★☆
L Factor: Gender Bender/Major lesbian character
Short Take: A straight Cantonese opera star only plays male roles and finds herself the object of lesbian and gay affections. Her teenage daughter is a lesbian.