International Boy Shorts: Beautiful Stranger(HKLGFF 2022)
Movie Name: Firsts
Language: English(Chinese, English Subtitles)
Duration: 17 mins
Director: Jesse Ung
Story: A closeted Chinese international student living in New Zealand plans to lose his virginity to a stranger that he meets online.
Movie Name: No Law, No Heaven
Language: English, Cantonese(English(In Parts) Subtitles)
Duration: 24 mins
Director: Kristi Hoi
Story: A man's life in three vignettes as he navigates his sexual identity amidst tradition in Hong Kong's notorious Kowloon Walled City.
Movie Name: L'Homme Inconnu
Language: French, Flemish(English Subtitles)
Duration: 22 mins
Director: Anthony Schatteman
Story: A Flemish writer goes to the Côte d’Azur for inspiration when he meets a beautiful young man who becomes the subject of his story. As he writes the plot, the world of reality and fiction begin to mix.
Movie Name: I Can’t Forget Him
Language: Cantonese(Chinese, English(In Parts) Subtitles)
Duration: 14 mins
Director: Kevin Yiu
Story: A rent-boy goes on vacation to a remote Hong Kong island with his bestie to forget his ex-lover, but the trip turns haywire when he meets a mysterious stranger evoking the legendary poet, Wat Yue from 2000 years ago!
Movie Name: Beautiful Stranger
Language: French, English(English(In Parts) Subtitles)
Duration: 26 mins
Director: Benjamin Belloir
Story: One night in a hotel room, Romain, an overworked thirty-something, who has just been dumped by his long-term boyfriend, looks for solace on a dating app. He is soon confronted by a devil-may-care operator and obstinate Don Juan.