Zi'en Cui

Zi’en Cui was born in 1958 in Harbin, Heilongjiang, China. He is a writer and director, known for Du sheng zi (2007), Xingxing xiangxi xi (2004) and Zhi tongzhi (2009).

Zi’en Cui Filmography


Poster for the movie "My Fair Son"

My Fair Son

When young art student Ray moves in with his estranged businessman father after years of separation, the two tentatively begin to reconcile their many differences — including Ray’s revelation that he’s gay, which his father struggles to accept.

Poster for the movie "Queer China, 'Comrade' China"

Queer China, ‘Comrade’ China

This documentary reviews and summarises the development of homosexuality as an issue in the past three decades in China. We interviewed thirty prominent figures in the gay community, who have experienced the changes of views and life-styles regarding homosexuality.

Poster for the movie "Night Scene"

Night Scene

A candid peek into the culture of male sex workers in Beijing.

Poster for the movie "Star Appeal"

Star Appeal

Chinese filmmaker Cui Zi’en directs this gay-themed sci-fi drama about Xiao Bo, a bisexual man who discovers a stranger by the roadside, naked and claiming to be from Mars.