Tuesday, March 5, 2024

First look: Gay Asian movie, Bodyshop

Take a look at the new LGBTQ arthouse drama, Bodyshop, out on digital December 5 from Breaking Glass Pictures.

The ghost of a young soldier sexually assaulted by his Lieutenant says goodbye to his mother and travels the world to see his transgender sister. He is a charming ghost and by possessing living bodies, he meddles with romances of his unfaithful lovers along the way in Taiwan, Japan, Spain, Thailand. He meets a “soul mate” amid the massive protests of today’s Hong Kong. They take shelter in a disguised garage where human bodies are treated in a way beyond moral limits.


Director: Scud
Writer: Scud
Producer: Scud
Cast: Simon Athena (Bodyshop’s Boss Simon Tam), Joe Leung (Bodyshop’s staff Joe), Tank Liu (Ghost), Daniel Benjamin (Daniel), Adonis He (Adonis)

Scud (Thirty Years of Adonis) is the professional name of Guangzhou, China-born Hong Kong film producer, screenwriter and film director, Danny Cheng Wan-Cheung. He says that he chose the name “Scud” to match his Chinese name, which translates in English as “Scudding Clouds”.

Production Year: 2022

Genre: Drama, LGBT, Arthouse, Foreign
Language: Cantonese, English, Japanese, Spanish, Thai
Production Country: Hong Kong
Production Company:Artwalker
Runtime: 89 min
Aspect Ratio: 1:2.35

Festivals & Awards:

TIQFF – World Premiere
HKLGFF – Hong Kong Premiere
Reeling – North America Premiere (TBC)
2022 Taiwan International Queer Film Festival

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