When 30-something Jesse returns to his alma mater for a professor’s retirement party, he falls for Zibby, a college student, and is faced with a powerful attraction that springs up between them.
heartwarming film, couldn’t help but fall in love with all the characters, each one special in their own delightful way. the entire script is very quotable, watch it and you’ll know why.
i don’t keep up with new films anymore (because i already have 400+ films to watch), but gladly i have someone who recommends the greatest ones, thank you ahmad (@mrarabiandream)
في مفاغمة ماتعة ، وعبر حكايات الحب ، تنقلنا غادة السمان بجناحي توق ودهشة ، وعبر صفحات كتابها ( الأبدية لحظة حب ) إلى مداراتملونة ، وأحياناً رمادية، في حوارات وخواطر وشذرات ومنولوجات صارخة وهي تدور حول محورين اثنين وهاجس متأجج : الحب والحرية .. الحب الذي يعيد الرماد جمراً، والحرية لا تعرف إلا التحليق.
Donggam (Ditto) (2000)
In this endearing supernatural love story spanning two decades, a university student finds himself communicating with a female classmate from the same school through an antique ham radio, but is soon shocked to learn that she’s actually living in a different time period — 1979, to be exact. Even though they can’t meet and they realize it would take a miracle to bring them together in the same era, they begin to fall in love.
Bu neng shuo de. mi mi (Secret) (2007)
Ye Xianglun (Jay Chou), a music student majoring in piano, transfers to Tamkang (Danjiang) Secondary School. It is a school famous for musically talented students, especially in piano. On the first day of school, as he wanders through the piano building, he hears a mysterious melody being played that leads him to Lu Xiaoyu (Kwai Lun-mei), another piano major. When he asks her about the song she was playing, she tells him that it is a secret that cannot be told. The two develop a relationship that is clouded in mystery. When Xianglun tells Xiaoyu about the demolition of the piano building on graduation day, she teaches him the mysterious song.
because any film with the concept of time travel is flipping awesome. ace piano solos is just a bonus.
Baekmanjangja-ui cheot-sarang (A Millionaire’s First Love) (2006)
Jae-Kyung (Hyun-Bin ) is a high school senior, who skips school often. Once he turns nineteen years old, he is going to be a millionaire. However, the day before he is set to inherit his fortune, their family lawyer informs Jae-Kyung about the will from his deceased grandfather. His grandfather specified that Jae-Kyung can only inherit his fortune if he graduates from Boram High School, which is located in the countryside. He has no choice but to transfer there.
Life changes a lot for him at Boram High School. He can’t use his credit card or drive his sports car. Meanwhile, Jae-Kyung meets Eun-Hwan (Lee Yeon-Hee). She’s different from the other people living there and seems to harbor some kind of secret. Jae-Kyung’s attitude begins to change and Eun-Hwan is about to reveal her secret.
this is the first korean film i’ve ever-ever watched. korean cinema knows their romance and drama.
Ruby Sparks (2012)
A novelist struggling with writer’s block finds romance in a most unusual way: by creating a female character he thinks will love him, then willing her into existence.
just as brilliant as i thought it would be, if not more. wonderful acting, brilliant soundtrack and everything was just too good to be true. a must watch.
Seducing Mr. Perfect (2006)
Korean Min-june is getting over her recent break-up and while pondering over that she bumps her car into a man who as her luck might have it is her new boss. Unknowingly she pretends to not speak English thinking that this would be the last she would see of him. Robin Heiden(Daniel Henney) has come to Korea to take over a company and she is convinced that he hates her. Between the obvious sparks we see a bet emerge, where Min-june is dared to seduce him and make him apologize for his behavior.
A young man is rocked by two announcements from his elderly father: that he has terminal cancer, and that he has a young male lover.
heartwarming film. ewan mcgregor and christopher plummer, enough said.
Virgin Suicides (1999)
A group of male friends become obsessed with a group of mysterious sisters who are sheltered by their strict, religious parents after one of them commits suicide.
I downloaded this for Kirsten Dunst and Josh Hartnett, no regrets whatsoever.
Itsuka no Tsuki de Aimashou (complete)
Genre(s): Drama, Romance, One Shot, Slice of life
When Riha goes to hospital to go see her father, who was just in an accident, she meets a boy, Nozomu-kun, who helps her find her way through the hospital so she can visit her father. After that day, they become great friends and possibly more…
very short and lovely.
Watashitachi no Shiawase na Jikan (complete)
Genre(s): Drama, Romance, Slice of Life,Psychological, Seinen
“I have something I don’t want to lose”
“So much so that these terrible feelings have grown.”
A pianist who attempted suicide 3 times, Juri, is taken to help her aunt at a prison where murderers who killed indiscriminately are sentenced to death. There, she meets a man named Yuu who took the lives of 3 people. A mother’s antagonism—a brother’s death… Together they embrace the violent rebellion in their hearts caused by the large, deep scars they carry. However, before long, they both embrace an earnest hope in their hearts. “I want to live”…
An adaptation of novel by South Korea’s most popular female novelist, Gong Ji-Young.
i can’t thank the lovely hiba enough, for recommending this. beautifully sad. there will be tears.