Dear Ex – Movie Review

"Dear Ex" is a 2018 Taiwanese comedy drama film co directed by Mag Hsu and Hsu Chih Yen. The story revolves around three main characters: Chenghsi, Sanlian, and Jay. Chenghsi's father passes away due to cancer and it is revealed that the inheritance beneficiary is his gay lover, Jay, instead of Sanglian, Chenghsi's mother. Conflict arises between the three and they navigate their complex relationship dynamics as well as their feelings of grief, forgiveness, and acceptance.

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