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Suddenly Seventeen (2015)

28 Suì Wèi Chéngnián (original title)
A 28-year-old woman who is unhappy in her marriage eats a piece of strange chocolate which transports her back to her 17-year-old self, the time before she met her husband.

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Mo Zhang

Writer:

Mo Zhang
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Cast

Credited cast:
Ni Ni ... Liang Xia
Wallace Huo ... Mao Liang
Su Ma ... Bai Xiaoning
Talu Wang ... Yan Yan (as Darren Wang)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mingyu Chu Mingyu Chu ... Wedding Host
Wanli Feng Wanli Feng ... Minivan Driver
Xi Lai ... Taxi Driver
Bing Liu ... Yu
Wentong Ning ... Police Officer
Binlong Pan ... Mr. Gao
Ping Sang ... Butcher (as Sang Ping)
Mike Kai Sui ... Owner of Magic Chocolate Factory
Yachao Wang Yachao Wang ... Yan's Friend
Vicky Yu ... Yan's Girlfriend
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after the bad felt wrong in their relation which was ten years and boy had promise to propose but they ended breaking up she decided to eat alot again but she was saved by the magic chocolate which turned her from 28to 17 years in character not appearance for only five hours the 17 fell in love with another guy but the 28 in love with the same guy

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Country:

China

Language:

Chinese

Release Date:

2 December 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

17 Again See more »

Filming Locations:

Beijing, China

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LETV Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color (Cinecolor)
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What was lost found again
18 May 2018 | by blinkableSee all my reviews

Don't we all wish to turn back the clock? This movie is about rediscovering self and what was once lost is found again. Technically not really time travel back to past for me as it only involves changes of memories and mentality since the female MC would become her younger self of 17 years old whenever she ate the special chocolate. However it is about this technicality that really made the plot interesting because it somewhat reminds us that in reality even without these special chocolates, we get to choose what mentality we want to project if we really look into ourselves. Whether we want to choose to believe in ourselves and revisit our lost dreams and passion, knowing in life it is never too late. At one point during the argument between the female MC and her long-time boyfriend whereby the female MC (the young, unafraid version of herself after taken the chocolate) blamed her boyfriend for getting in her way towards her dream and passion while the boyfriend retaliated on this blame, I thought to myself how true it is this scene - we all want to choose to be able to blame another for what has failed in our life when in reality all we can do instead is to pick up the mess ourselves and work towards getting things right. In the movie, it was shown how the female MC took the long route towards picking up herself but the journey was necessary for her to come to this realization - that whether it was her 17 years old self of her 28 years old self, she, alone can make it happen as long as she never give up and get lost in herself. I think this was truly the most meaningful drive home point for me from this movie. To be honest, I was not too keen on the ending except I guess to go along with the theme on 'what was lost found again'.


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