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Love... untangled.

Love... untangled

Joel wakes up on St. Valentine’s Day feeling strange, his head feels empty and his feelings enraged. He goes to work, but when he has to take a train to his work, he takes the one that takes him to a beach in Montauk… why? He has a feeling, he runs to it, as if he was called to it. Inside the train, he encounters Clementine, a girl with colored hair that laughs a lot and talks to him as if they knew each other from some time ago, which is strange, because he feels the same way. But, what if they did? What if they did have a relationship together, just that none of them remember it? How could this happen? Well, let’s enter with the science fiction aspect in this movie, they both erased each other from their memories, but how many times has this happened? The disjointed narrative in this movie confuses us and at the same time recompensates us with an original story, wonderful acting and spectacular dialogue. (more…)

The common life of a Taiwaneese family

The common life of a Taiwanese family

Ah-Di, N.J.’s brother, is getting married with a obviously pregnant young woman; N.J. encounters by chance with a former school love; Yang-Yang, N.J.’s son, gets constantly hit in the back of his head by girls; N.J.’s Mother goes home, tired and saying that she’s old; Ting-Ting, N.J.’s daughter, befriends Li-Li, her neighbour, who has a boyfriend called Fatty; Min-Min, N.J.’s wife, plans to go to a religious temple for a season. All these lifes, connected, one with each other come together when Mother has a stroke and enters a coma. Everyone gets touched and everyone changes, everyone lives new lifes. Some of them will experience love, others knowledge or sadness, many times questions are asked and never answered. This is the story of a typical Taiwanese family, living their lifes with troubles and happiness, confronted with a country with economic recession and a loss of culture. (more…)

This man does not look for revenge

This man does not look for revenge

Olivier works in a rehab center where he teaches young delincuents to be useful to society, through carpentry. During his normal routine he has to cut wood, carry ladders and do many other things to teach the kids how to do it, even if his back is sore. One day, he receives the petition from a new kid to be in his class, with fear and curiosity he rejects him and sends him to other teacher. Olivier follows him as he eats, works, sleeps… who is this kid, and why does he know him? His ex-wife goes to see him after work and tells him that she’s pregnant and will marry again. (more…)

Betty (left) helps Rita (right) to find herself, she has lost her memory

Betty (left) helps Rita (right) to find herself, she has lost her memory

Betty’s just got off the plane that left her in Hollywood and we can see her delighted expression: happiness and hope. A woman has just survived a car crush and we can see her lost and frightened expression: she doesn’t know who she is. They meet each other in Betty’s aunt’s department, as the woman who had lost her memory went to hid there. The woman, that names herself Rita, carries more than one million dollars in her purse, along with a blue box that contains a mystery beyond understanding. Why did she carry that money? Meanwhile, there’s a film director that tries desperately to get his movie made, but he doesn’t want to be told how to do it, who to contract and when to do it. At the same time, two friends go to see if the stuff the dreams are made of is real, with frightening consecuences. (more…)

They will play a game... where it will end?

They will play a game out of grudge... where it will end?

Mr. and Mrs. Chan move to a new apartment. On the same day, Mr. and Mrs. Chow move to the apartment next door. Obviously, many things get confused in the moving, but one thought that feelings and love would also change places. Mr. Chow and Mrs. Chan begin to suspect from their respective spouses are having an affair with each other. This is the time when both of them begin to go out in dinners, as they get to know each other. Someon would think they would end together, as a vengeance, but they say they will not end as their spouses. (more…)