First Hong Kong film with homosexual characters, lesbian kung fu drama Intimate Confessions of a Chinese Courtesan shocked viewers in 1972

//First Hong Kong film with homosexual characters, lesbian kung fu drama Intimate Confessions of a Chinese Courtesan shocked viewers in 1972

First Hong Kong film with homosexual characters, lesbian kung fu drama Intimate Confessions of a Chinese Courtesan shocked viewers in 1972

Chor Yuen’s Intimate Confessions of a Chinese Courtesan shocked viewers when it was released in Hong Kong in 1972. Although the film is full of vengeful violence, it was the lesbian relationship at the core of the story that raised eyebrows – it was the first time homosexual characters of any kind had been portrayed in a Hong Kong film.   Chor’s skill at directing female actresses – he had made female-oriented wenyi (melodramas) all through the 1960s – and the intense and forthright…

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