蝴蝶 | 2004 | Hong Kong | Dir. Yan Yan Mak | 124 min | Cantonese, Mandarin, Portuguese and English with English subtitles

in Stories of Women - part of NFTS project 'Dilemma and Desire' - films that explore Chinese women’s unspoken desires under “traditional” social values.


CAST: Josie Ho, Yuan Tian, Eric Kot, Yat Ning Chan

SYNOPSIS : Flavia is a thirty-something married teacher. She has suppressed the memory of her adolescent lesbian fling with Jin and is stuck in a stifling marriage to Ming. A chance encounter in a supermarket with the playful and seductive singer Yip reawakens dormant feelings and she begins to think back on her teenage affair with Jin.