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A truth that’s told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.

When love becomes labored we welcome an act of infidelity towards ourselves to free us from fidelity Francois de la Rochefoucauld oh! … brief Successful fairy-tale writer Nan Fang is looking for reassurance following the birth of their child because of Ou Jian. Her husband is cold towards her and the new baby. Maybe her husband doesn’t really love her and only married her because …

Don’t cry after my death, love me while I am alive!

It was our favorite part of the day, this in-between time, and it always seemed to last longer than it should–a magic and lavender space unpinned from the hours around it, between worlds Paula McLain oh! … brief Athena Chen, an aromatherapy teacher and owner of a scent shop, is mourning the loss of her boyfriend, Andrew. She is desperately depressed, longing for and missing …

Life is the only thing that can never be replaced when lost!

The confession of evil works is the first beginning of good works  Saint Augustine oh! … brief Yuko Moriguchi, a junior high school teacher has plotted out her revenge for two students responsible for murdering her four-year old daughter, Manami. After one of the killers confesses his crime, Yuko Moriguchi realizes that the murderers will be protected by the Juvenile Law of 1947, so turning …

Kdrama and Film Glossary

  A Aegyo the act of behaving overly cute and innocent to charm the audience/fans. Male and female behave in this manner and the behaviour often involves an affected high-pitched voice, child-like phrasing, and the oppa-pout-wiggle. Ahgasshi the term used to address a young unmarried lady. Also used by a woman to address her husband’s younger unmarried sister. Ahjumma the term used to address a …

The two most powerful warriors are: patience and time

 A battle lost or won is easily described, understood, and appreciated, but the moral growth of a great nation requires reflection, as well as observation, to appreciate it  Frederick Douglass oh! … background Red Cliff is based on the Battle of Red Cliffs otherwise known as the Battle of Chibi. It was a decisive battle fought at the end of the Han dynasty, about twelve …

Men trust God by risking rejection, women trust God by waiting!

There could have been no two hearts so open, no tastes so similar, no feelings so in unison Jane Austen, Persuasion oh! … brief A former boxer, Cheol Min (Marcelino), is barely scraping by with a few part-time jobs so he starts a new one as a parking attendant. One day he meets Jeong Hwa, a young woman when she unexpectedly sits herself down next …

It’s hard being left behind .. it’s hard being the one who stays!

I’ve learned that waiting is the most difficult bit, and I want to get used to the feeling, knowing that you’re with me, even when you’re not by my side Paulo Coelho, Eleven minutes oh! … background This short film was part of the Beautiful 2014 project showcased at the Hong Kong Film Festival in March 2014. Awaiting is one of four short films. The other short films were The …