The film tells the story of a gay man who returns to be with his family long after they initially rejected him for coming out and film ends with parents exhorting viewers to understand and accept their children.
Last weekend at the Golden Globe award ceremony, in an emotional speech, Jeffrey Tambor dedicated his Golden Globe award for Best Actor in a Comedy to the trans community. NPR suggested that this was the beginning of a TV revolution.
Frangipani was one of the most highly acclaimed showings at the Hong Kong Lesbian and Gay Film Festival. We caught up with director Visakesa Chandrasekaram to find out a little bit more about his work.