Love Me Tender
Cast｜Hualiang Huang, Zhengchuan Xie
Production Company｜SHANXIAN MEDIA
The lack of father’s love makes Xiao Man feeling insecure, while his mother does not care about him. Gradually, he gets more and more resistant to heterosexual relations. Xiao Man yearns for a strong arm, but the middle-aged man he loves is a married man. The middle-aged man leaves him, and Xiao Man’s mother also leaves him for re-marriage…
YUPENG HE was born in Guangzhou, China in 1995. He graduated from the University of California, Irvine, majoring in film studies, and then went to Columbia University in New York for a master’s degree in directing. Love Me Tender was selected in the 19th Florence Queer Film Festival, the 6th Scottish Queer Film Festival, the 20th Dhaka International Film Festival and many other international film festivals. His latest work Fish was selected in the 32nd Weimar Art Festival (Germany) and the 26th Golden Eyes International Student Film Festival (Czech Republic).
The film focuses on exploring the impacts of primary family on children and their intimate relationship.