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  • Movie: Faded
  • Country: China
  • Release Date: Oct 23, 2017
  • Duration: 15 min.
  • Rating: Not Yet Rated

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  • Score: 6.9 (scored by 106 users)
  • Ranked: #99999
  • Popularity: #5645
  • Watchers: 279

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Ratings: 6.9/10 from 106 users
# of Watchers: 279
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It's the story of two young gay men, one in which his family completely disapproves of the relationship their son is carrying out. They must fight through the odds, can they do it?

  • Country: China
  • Type: Movie
  • Release Date: Oct 23, 2017
  • Duration: 15 min.
  • Score: 6.9 (scored by 106 users)
  • Ranked: #99999
  • Popularity: #5645
  • Rating: Not Yet Rated

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Tanky Toon
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Jul 19, 2018
Completed 0
Overall 7.0
Story 8.0
Acting/Cast 7.0
Music 6.0
Rewatch Value 6.0
Story: I was pleasantly surprised at how much content was packed into such a short film: there were elements of romance, drama, tragedy, family, youth, and also along with it a message to boot. The dynamic between the mother and the two men were palpable, and although conflict arose between the two men and the mother and son, they were tackled in a realistic manner.

Cast: The mother's acting stood out in this short film for me, but then the story and also the production (though not big budget) helped propped her character up to be a mother who has to choose between her happiness and her son's happiness.

Music: Nothing that stood out.

Re-watch value: I could only because it's short, but I wouldn't as I don't re-watch, and usually move on to the next drama / movie.

One of the lead characters also directed and wrote this short film, which is really something to me. Not that he did something super amazing, but at least he tried and did not end up with a bad film as some bigger productions do. It was even nominated at the local London Film Bunch, a net-working community based in London that features mainly short films. I was mainly happy that this film did not end up like most BL films, especially coming from China.

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