6.1/10
359
11 user 3 critic

Lavender (2001)

Fan yi cho (original title)
A young woman's life is changed when an angel with a broken wing lands on her balcony.

Director:

Writer:

Reviews

Watch Now

$0.00 (SD) with Prime Video

WATCH NOW
6 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

This is a movie about two people (Gigi Leung and Takeshi Kaneshiro), who are destined to be together but by some twist of circumstances they never find each other.

Directors: Johnnie To, Ka-Fai Wai
Stars: Takeshi Kaneshiro, Gigi Leung, Edmund Chen
Perhaps Love (2005)
Drama | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A love triangle develops during the making of a musical in mainland China.

Director: Peter Ho-Sun Chan
Stars: Takeshi Kaneshiro, Xun Zhou, Jacky Cheung
Comedy | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Kaneshiro plays a Grim Reaper who appears to his victims in human form and spends a week with them before deciding whether to off them or not.

Director: Masaya Kakehi
Stars: Takeshi Kaneshiro, Manami Konishi, Sumiko Fuji
Fallen Angels (1995)
Crime | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A disillusioned killer embarks on his last hit but first he has to overcome his affections for his cool, detached partner. Thinking it's dangerous and improper to become involved with a ... See full summary »

Director: Kar-Wai Wong
Stars: Leon Lai, Michelle Reis, Takeshi Kaneshiro
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Where is the end of the world? A rich girl diagnosed with leukemia wants to follow a sailor friend to St Kilda, Scotland to find out...but first she must search him out, who is missing.

Director: Chi-Ngai Lee
Stars: Takeshi Kaneshiro, Kelly Chen, Michael Wong
The Warlords (2007)
Action | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

It's a heroic tale of three blood brothers and their struggle in the midst of war and political upheaval. It is based on "The Assassination of Ma," a Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) story about ... See full summary »

Directors: Peter Ho-Sun Chan, Wai Man Yip
Stars: Jet Li, Andy Lau, Takeshi Kaneshiro
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A detective helps a friend investigate the mysterious death of his father.

Directors: Wai-Keung Lau, Alan Mak
Stars: Tony Chiu Wai Leung, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Qi Shu
Red Cliff II (2009)
Action | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

In this sequel to Red Cliff, Chancellor Cao Cao convinces Emperor Xian of the Han to initiate a battle against the two Kingdoms of Shu and Wu, who have become allied forces, against all ... See full summary »

Director: John Woo
Stars: Tony Chiu Wai Leung, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Fengyi Zhang
Kamisama mousukoshi dake (TV Series 1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

High-school girl contracts HIV.

Stars: Kyoko Fukada, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Haruhiko Katô
Red Cliff (2008)
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

The first chapter of a two-part story centered on a battle fought in China's Three Kingdoms period (220-280 A.D.).

Director: John Woo
Stars: Tony Chiu Wai Leung, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Fengyi Zhang
Returner (2002)
Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A young woman from the future forces a local gunman to help her stop an impending alien invasion which will wipe out the human race.

Director: Takashi Yamazaki
Stars: Takeshi Kaneshiro, Anne Suzuki, Gorô Kishitani
Comedy | Music | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Two young men fall for the woman staying upstairs when she practises J.S. Bach's "Notebook for Anna Magdalena".

Director: Chung Man Yee
Stars: Kelly Chen, Jacky Cheung, Leslie Cheung
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Angel
...
Athena
Eason Chan ...
Chow Chow
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Chung-Ying Chan
Mo-Chan Chik
Vincent Kok ...
Man at aroma shop
Man-Fai Lam
Chao-hua Li
Audrey Mak ...
Angel 8
Tsou-choi Tsang
...
Violin Man
Edit

Storyline

A young woman's life is changed when an angel with a broken wing lands on her balcony.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Tenshi ga kureta koi [Japan] See more »

Genres:

Fantasy | Romance

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

8 February 2001 (Malaysia)  »

Also Known As:

Lavender  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Soundtracks

Lavender
Performed by Kelly Chen
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Takeshi Kaneshiro at his best
17 June 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a romantic fantasy and an escape I guess for most female audiences. Of all the possibilities, an angel comes into the life of an unhappy girl. Tell me if that isn't the greatest romantic fantasy. It's not realistic,but for almost 2 hours you will be transported to their world, and this is one of the greatest movie of its genre.

Takeshi Kaneshiro is just gorgeous in this movie. Kelly Chen really reminded me of Brigitte (Chin Sha) Linn that she was compared to when she was standing in the grass field towards the end of the movie. The movie is essentially about them and other realities are not part of the make up. For instance, if an angel came to earth, wouldn't he be talking lot about God ? This angel had absolutely no interest in heavenly ideas, or cosmic scope that supposedly angels are supposed to help humans with. His interest from the get go was about her and being like a child.

As a fantasy, this is pretty good movie. As a romantic fantasy, one of the best. All the right cues are in there to stir the soul of ones looking for unlimited romance and love.

Movie was pretty good from the get go, but the last 20 minutes is fabulous. If you're looking for a romantic evening, definitely see this. If you're with your girlfriend, watch this movie with her. She would think how thoughtful of you.


2 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Fan yi cho can be seen in English language? Hmbrd50
Discuss Lavender (2001) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?