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When the husband dies, wife and son discover that he made his life insurance policy out to his male lover. The woman reacts with anger and the son with confusion. Gradually, they begin to close in on the man, discovering the life the woman's husband had hidden from them. (Source: Far East Film Festival 20) Edit Translation

  • English
  • magyar / magyar nyelv
  • dansk
  • Norsk
  • Country: Taiwan
  • Type: Movie
  • Release Date: Apr 22, 2018
  • Duration: 1 hr. 39 min.
  • Score: 7.9 (scored by 3,438 users)
  • Ranked: #2910
  • Popularity: #2320
  • Content Rating: 15+ - Teens 15 or older

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49 people found this review helpful
Feb 18, 2019
Completed 3
Overall 10
Story 10
Acting/Cast 8.0
Music 8.0
Rewatch Value 10
I remember watching this movie and being really impressed by the characters. Or the writing of them. Each of our main characters really gets a voice and has a story to tell. Even the ones that aren't present get the chance. I feel like, in a lot of gay movies out there, there's a really strong focus on only the two gay characters, which is fine, but I guess this was refreshing in a way. I really liked the way the story reveals itself to our characters. It has really smooth transitions as well. I don't know. I found the story really touching. Each character is dynamic with their own struggles and their unique way of expressing themselves. I really liked it. Ah sorry if this isn't very helpful, but I thought it should be known it was a story worth watching.

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19 people found this review helpful
Jan 31, 2020
Completed 0
Overall 9.5
Story 9.0
Acting/Cast 10
Music 6.5
Rewatch Value 6.0
All around excellent. Excellent writing, tight directing and editing, immaculate acting. Painful as fuck and a little difficult to bear but not numbingly so, it gives a really honest look on the micro level at humanity and societal pressure and the chain of hurt that comes from homophobia without seeming to really be about homophobia. I don't think I'll ever watch it again because my emotional fortitude is low, but I am glad I watched it once.
The way I know the storytelling was excellent is that I never thought about it while I was watching, but realized it wouldn't have been able to care as much if it was delivered differently.
I think all three main characters did amazing jobs. I hurt when they hurt; I hated them when they hated themselves; I loved them when they tried to heal.

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  • Movie: Dear Ex
  • Country: Taiwan
  • Release Date: Apr 22, 2018
  • Duration: 1 hr. 39 min.
  • Content Rating: 15+ - Teens 15 or older


  • Score: 7.9 (scored by 3,438 users)
  • Ranked: #2910
  • Popularity: #2320
  • Watchers: 6,428

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