Isle to Isle Screenings : Blue Gate Crossing

Mano Plus

Thursday, 16 August 2018
7:00pm - 9:00pm MYT

Taiwanese filmmaker Yee Chih-yen follows up his debut Lonely Hearts Club with the romantic drama Lanse Da Men (Blue Gate Crossing). Best friends Meng Ke-rou (Guey Lun-mei) and Lin Yueh-chen (Liang Shu-hui) are 17-year-old high school girls. When Yueh-chen admits she likes the males swimming champ Chang Shih-hao (Chen Bo-lin), she talks Ke-rou into talking to him for her. But Shih-hao ends up liking Ke-rou instead, and the rest of the film develops their sweet friendship and adolescent romance. The only problem? Ke-rou believes she’s in love with her best friend Yueh-chen.

Director: Yee Chih-yen

Running Time: 85 minutes

Language: Mandarin (with English subtitles)