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When Love Comes (2010)

Dang ai lai de shi hou (original title)
Laichun, her father and two mothers, uncle and grandfather are of different generations; thus they all think differently. Father is the family head, and because he believes he must continue... See full summary »

Director:

Tso-chi Chang

Writers:

Tso-chi Chang (screenplay), Hui-ching Hsieh
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Cast

Credited cast:
Yi-Chieh Lee ... Laichun
Meng-Chieh Kao ... Jie (as Meng-jie Gao)
Hsueh-Feng Lu ... Xuefeng (as Xue-feng Lyu)
Yu-Shun Lin ... Dark Face / Daddy (as Dark Face)
Tzu-hua Ho ... Zihua (as Mengting He)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tsai-Hsing Chang Tsai-Hsing Chang
Hsiu-Min Chiu ... Mou's mother (as Xiu-min Qiu)
Wing Fan ... Mortician
Cincin Jao Cincin Jao ... New girlfriend
Bamboo Lee Bamboo Lee ... Cloth store owner
Pinyi Li ... Lairi
Ming-shiou Tsai ... Mr. Chen (as Jiede Tsai)
Yi-che Tseng ... Yizhe (as Yizhe Tseng)
Jen-Ching Wei ... Grandpa
Kang Ren Wu ... Mou Zongfu (as Kangren Wu)
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Storyline

Laichun, her father and two mothers, uncle and grandfather are of different generations; thus they all think differently. Father is the family head, and because he believes he must continue on the family name ends up taking two wives. His first wife also feels the same way, and so allows the second wife. Laichun feels the abyss between her and her parents and ends up getting pregnant, but hits a wall when her boyfriend does not take any responsibility. When her father is hospitalized, she begins to understand her father and two mothers. She is finally growing up. Written by Pusan International Film Festival

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Country:

Taiwan

Language:

Min Nan | Chinese | Mandarin

Release Date:

29 October 2010 (Taiwan) See more »

Also Known As:

When Love Comes See more »

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Soundtracks

The Other Side
Composed & Lyrics by Shang-Te Lin
Performed by Yi-Chieh Lee
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life... a series of very emotional events
20 February 2011 | by vince4953529See all my reviews

When Love Comes is one of the more popular Taiwanese movies that came out in 2010. The plot deals with teenage pregnancy, conflicts between cultures and generation gaps, and changes within oneself etc.

When Love Comes is a very straightforward film, yet the messages underneath were actually very complex and very profound. The film confronted traditional and conservative Taiwanese values that clashes with the emerging foreign Western culture; in the meantime the generation gap that causes so many conflicts, and how the traditional Taiwanese culture expressing the idea of "love" that is so subtle and so clandestine.

Very realistic dialogs here, when I was watching this I could picture my family members and friends speaking like them; I chuckled and teared up at times. Very emotional and very real; the lives of a Taiwanese family.


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