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In China allowed to show the first film about a homosexual relationship



Story about same-sex love in the film is shown very delicately.



31.Mar.16 9:09 AM
By Martin Roads
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In China allowed to show the first film about a homosexual relationship
Story about same-sex love in the film is shown very delicately.

The filmmakers have released a small trailer, from which not immediately clear what it's about non-traditional relationships. This was done for the purpose of approval of the censors of the PRC. The film received the name Looking for Rohmer, reports forsmi.ru.

For the first time the picture was presented in 2014 in Cannes. It tells about the relationship of two men - a Chinese and a Frenchman. The exact release date is still unknown. Permission for screening was obtained in September 2015, however, the release date was postponed several times.

Background:
Homosexuality was legalized in China since 1997, when the national penal code was revised. Until that time, he was considered a criminal offence. Homosexuality was removed from the list of the Ministry of health of mental illnesses in 2001. However, the subject in the country remains under a taboo, especially any movies or TV shows.






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