More Than Blue, the Taiwanese remake of the 2009 South Korean tear-jerker, is sending audiences reaching for the Kleenex once again. It stars Jasper Liu Yi-hao as a young man diagnosed with leukaemia, who keeps it secret from potential love interest Ivy Chen Yi-han. Terminal-illness romances litter Asian cinema like so many tear-stained tissues, and we could debate the reasons behind their popularity until one of us succumbs to a debilitating bone disease.
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