Bingjian Liu

Liu Bingjian (born October 16, 1963 in Anhui) is a Chinese film director who emerged on the cinema scene in the late 1990s with his LGBT-themed film Men and Women.

Poster for the movie "The Back"

The Back

China. Mid 90’s. HONG Tao, thirty years old, moved from the countryside to Beijing where he works in a fancy restaurant. He lives with a strange secret since the cultural revolution. Back then, his father was a famous Mao’s portrait painter and he was obsessed by the leader’s representation. He started tattooing Mao’s portraits on human skins. HONG Tao, oppressed by this heavy inheritance, wants to hide it from the world. But a new wave … Read more

Poster for the movie "Men and Women"

Men and Women

Xiao Bo arrives in Beijing, gets a job at a boutique, and is invited to stay with his lady boss, Ah Qing, and her husband, Kang. Knowing that Xiao Bo is still single, his host tries to introduce him to her best friend, Ah Meng. After a few dates, Ah Meng begins to suspect Xiao Bo is gay. She tells Ah Qing, who then informs her husband Kang. After learning this, Kang attempts to rape … Read more

Poster for the movie "Plastic Flowers"

Plastic Flowers

Middle aged businesswoman Xie Chunhua is well-off but still leads a celibate life. In her plastic flower factory, she notices two young men: they have similar appearance, one plays flutes, and the other writes poems, entirely different from the rest of workers in the factory.

Poster for the movie "Cry Woman"

Cry Woman

Desperate to support her family and earn enough money to get her husband out of jail, a woman with an unusual crying style becomes a professional mourner.