GM love story from East Asia, mixed bag of merits and flaws. It made me happy to see a gay movie that had moved beyond the obsessive retelling of the same two or three stories that are imagined to be universal in gay experience... but the filmmaker may have clichés of his own that he's running into the ground.
* First half was immersively romantic and relatable.
* Visual texture was appealing throughout.
* Too much plot, presented…