A famous comedian finally undergoes sex reassignment surgery. At the same time, her daughter re-appears after many years with a surprise.
Comedian Xiang-Xiang suddenly gets a call from his daughter, who he has not seen for years. The 18 years old high school student, A-Ling, needs help from her father because of unexpected pregnancy. In the meantime, Xiang-Xiang has been dating her boyfriend for a while and is preparing for her sex reassignment surgery… When A-Ling finally arrives at Xiang-Xiang’s home, he pretends to be her father’s girlfriend. Xiang-Xiang is in the middle of becoming a woman. How will he react to the sudden arrival of his daughter? Should Xiang-Xiang still be her father or become her mother?
More about this project
“5 Lessons in Happiness” focuses on LGBTQ+ issues from 5 different perspectives, including sex, family, bisexuality, transgender and how to raise children. The amazing crew is composed of Taiwanese directors, Zero Chou, Chen Yi-Yu, Hsieh Chih-wen, Adiamond Lee and Huang Ting-Chun (Fox). The films explore how LGBTQ+ people’s search for happiness through comedy. All of the shorts have open-endings and will let the audiences vote for their favorite one.
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