As you can probably imagine, there are a lot of gay men and lesbians in China suffering through the same situation.
To serve them, matchmaking websites and fake marriage markets have popped up.
As in illegally getting one from a hospital if need be. Well besides the importance of family in Chinese society, there’s the onus on children to take care of their parents financially in old age.
In one of the most intriguing scenes of the film, we actually see how these things work.
It’s like the most honest speed dating event you’ll ever witness. Be a convincing fake, be open to having a kid through IVF, be willing to live with your spouse and let each other have relationships outside the marriage.