|Hae Un Dae Beach, Pusan/Busan City, in southeastern Korea.|
Blogging from Pusan (now called Busan but known throughout recent history as Pusan) the Korean War Baby is proud to be here in beautiful sunny shores of HaeunDae (hay eun day) Beach. Arrived on early flight and found the PIFF center on the beach. Signed in and got tickets for first film, “Au Revoire, Taipei” which is quite far from the other four venues.
I was very impressed with the film, it is a very funny and well received by the audience. Showing at 8:30 pm it was 80% filled, and it actually started just ten minutes late. The main character, a young Chinese man, sees his girlfriend getting into a taxi and driving off, leaving on a jet plane for Paris, France. She is also Chinese and wants to explore the world. Soon text messages are not answered and the lovesick teenager decides that he must learn French and win her back.
“Taipei’s nightscape is the backdrop for this vivid genre mash-up involving the lovesick teenager, a smitten bookshop clerk, an ambitious bumbling gand, a mob boss who is thinking of love and retirement, a morose cop who all learn that dreams can indeed com true in your own backyard.” (brief description in promo)
I was indeed happy to see a good ending (NO, won’t tell you!) and recommend this for a light entertainment. Filled with likeable characters this was great family entertainment.
Try to post photos later. Hmmm, did I tell All my Student’s Parents that I would be gone this week, AGAIN. I might get fired…but where would they find a likeable grandfather-type crazy funny teacher like MOI? LOL
So many choices to view. sigh.