Friday, March 23, 2012

Joyful Reunion (2012 film)


Joyful Reunion (饮食男女) is a 2012 Chinese romance-comedy film directed by Tsao Juiyuan (曹瑞原)


  • Movie: Joyful Reunion / 饮食男女 (2012)
  • Also known as : Eat Drink Man Woman II / Yin Shi Nan Nv 2012 饮食男女 (2012)
  • Director: Tsao Juiyuan (曹瑞原)
  • Writer: Chen Shih-chieh (陈世杰) , Hsu Wei-Ching (许苇晴) , Zhou Yanzhi (周晏子) , Hsu Li-Kong (徐立功)
  • Cinematographer : Chin Ting-Chang (秦鼎昌)
  • Art Director : Li Dun-Gang (李敦纲)
  • Original Music : Zhong Xing-Min (钟兴民)
  • Release Date : March 23 , 2012
  • Runtime : 107 min
  • Genre : Romance , Comedy 
  • Language: Mandarin
  • Country: China , Taiwan


People once said, love is like flavour; once you have a taste of it, you will never forget. Wa'er's Father runs a well-known vegetarian restaurant in Hangzhou. Wa'er herself is a successful manager of a luxurious health resort. Her boyfriend, Zhang Quan, is a computer game designer from Taipei, who loves Wa'er but spends too much time in the virtual world. Zhang Quan’s auntie, Apple, raised him like her own son. She's squandering her life in alcohol and nightclubs due to loneliness. In order to help his auntie get her life back on track, Zhang Quan takes her back to Hangzhou, which is also her hometown. Apple's arrival causes quite a stir in Zhang Quan and Wa'er's lives. After one incident, the tension between Wa'er and Zhang Quan explodes. The father is secretly planning on closing the restaurant due to his illness. Wa'er and her sister Xiao Lan decide to help their father fight the disease and keep the restaurant. Apple finds out the answer to the secret that she has kept for over fifty years. Because of the restaurant, the relationships of the two generations intertwines and bonds again.









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