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You Are the Apple of My Eye (2011)

Na xie nian, wo men yi qi zhui de nu hai (original title)
A group of close friends who attend a private school all have a debilitating crush on the sunny star pupil, Shen Jiayi. The only member of the group who claims not to is Ke Jingteng, but he ends up loving her as well.

Director:

Giddens Ko

Writers:

Giddens Ko (novel), Giddens Ko (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Kai Ko ... Ko Ching-teng / Ko-teng
Michelle Chen ... Shen Chia-Yi (as Yan-Hsi Chen)
Shao-Wen Hao ... Hsieh Ming-ho / Fattie (as Steven Hao)
Owodog Owodog ... Tsao Kuo-sheng / Cock (as Ao-Chuan)
Emerson Tsai ... Liao Ying-hung / Groin (as Chang-Hsien Tsai)
Yan-xi Hou ... Hsu Bo-chun / Boner (as Sheng-yu Yen)
Wan Wan Wan Wan ... Hu Chia-wei
Lotus Wang ... Ching-teng's mother
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Beatrice Fang ... High school girl at library
Denny Huang ... Couple
Yi-Siang Huang Yi-Siang Huang
Li-Hung Kao Li-Hung Kao ... Ms Chou, Chinese teacher
Megan Lai ... Couple
Vivi Lee ... English teacher
Sean Sun ... Chien Wei
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Storyline

A coming of age story featuring a group of Taiwanese teenagers/friends and their experience as they all fall in love with the same girl: Shen Jiayi, the star student of the school. A story about the complexities and bitter sweetness of high school life set in the backdrop of Taiwanese cultures and traditions. Written by austinchou0731

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Trivia

Giddens Ko: during the photo taking session at the wedding banquet. See more »

Quotes

Kuo-Sheng Tsao: Don't you think...
Ching-Teng Ko: Think what?
Kuo-Sheng Tsao: Don't you think Shen Chia-Yi likes me? If not, why would she wear a ponytail today?
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Crazy Credits

After the film credits, a blooper scene featuring the actress Michelle Chen is shown. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Café. Waiting. Love (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Those Bygone Years
Music by Mitsutoshi Kimura
Lyrics by Giddens Ko
Arranged by Chris Hou & Queenie Lin
Performed by Xia Hu
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it's simple but it's wonderful
8 September 2011 | by goedgoodSee all my reviews

It is a very simple story but it's funny to watch and after the movie finished I didn't feel like leaving the theater. I sat there, speechless but felt satisfied. Some people sat around me couldn't stop crying but many of us left the theater with smile on our faces.

It is a very simple story but it reminds us of something that was once special and important in our life. We laughed through out the movie and our emotion was triggered by a very simple but very hearty story.

"You are the apple of my eye" what a wonderful phrase! Those years, what we did could be non-sense but it was so important and we saw only those things in those years. We grow and we change and so do the characters in the movie.

The director did a great job to tell the story and the actors/actresses did great job as well. Camera work's fine and music/original scores are great too. It's a great combination of works and it's touching! I encourage/recommend you to see this delightful movie and to find something once was important back in life. Feel young again and feel reckless again~ 10 out of 10! Don't miss it!


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Country:

Taiwan

Language:

Mandarin

Release Date:

19 August 2011 (Taiwan) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

TWD50,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$29,843,025
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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