Dear Tenant movie review: a gay man suffers in Taiwanese family drama

//Dear Tenant movie review: a gay man suffers in Taiwanese family drama

Dear Tenant movie review: a gay man suffers in Taiwanese family drama

3/5 stars Same-sex marriage was legalised in Taiwan in 2019, but the law still prohibits these couples adopting children, unless one of the parents is genetically related to the child. Cheng Yu-chieh’s drama Dear Tenant largely ignores these legal details in its story of a gay man fighting against the prejudices of his dead partner’s family and society in general. Strong performances and a propulsive commitment to highlighting injustice make for intermittently engaging viewing, but the…

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