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“Frog” Cui and his friends navigate the dilemmas of being gay in modern China, torn between the lures of city life and the unyielding traditions by which they were raised. Frog loves his parents: does that mean he must honor his duty to them by marrying and bearing a child?

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Three young men navigate the dilemmas of being gay in modern China, torn between the lure of big city life and the demands of Chinese tradition. “Frog” Cui and his friends live and work in cosmopolitan Beijing, reveling in the freedom that it affords them. But does their happiness come at the expense of their mothers and fathers? Can they be gay, and still be good sons? The film is directed by Ruby Yang who, with producer Thomas Lennon, won a documentary Oscar in 2006.