Films like these can easily be cheesy and resulting in the audience laughing at the filmmaker and actors alike, but somehow Wu manages to switch this around and created something relevant, smart and sexy enough to satisfy a broader audience base.
All in all, "Due West: Our Sex Journey" is probably as good as it get in terms of Cat 3 sex comedy.
After the failures of "Sex and Zen 3D" and to a larger extent "Lan Kwai Fong 2", both of which have fallen down the path of being cheap and sleazy without any substance, "Due West" holds up surprisingly well and even provide a somewhat satirical look on the sex industry.
Not only does that prevent Frankie from being sexually satisfied, it also indirectly leads to their breakup.
Frankie then begins his journey back to the mainland with Jing to pick up chicks in clubs, and eventually prostitution, where he meets Celia who ...
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As a conceited scholar of the Ming Dynasty, Wei Yangsheng believes that since life is short, one should pursue the ultimate sexual pleasure as time allows. See full summary » Frankie is brought up in a strict middle class family, but like any other adolescent, he is curious about sex during puberty, so he turns to his "sex mentor" - porn magazines and his mate Jing.
Cheung shows far more character in his role as the slightly nerdy typical local, growing up in the midst of a satirical democracy family that is not unlike Hong Kong's current political situation.