Wait 'Til You're Older (Tong Meng Qi Yuan) (Hong Kong)

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Wait 'Til You're Older (Tong Meng Qi Yuan) (Hong Kong)

Postby hengcs » Fri Oct 07, 2005 5:50 am


Director: Teddy Chan
Cast: Andy Lau, Felix Wong, Karen Mok

The official website is
www.waitolder.com/

A nice trailer ...

www.waitolder.com/wyto.wmv

P.S.: It is really "make up", not just CGI ...

The story is about a small kid who wanted to grow old so that he could leave his family (because he blamed the death of his mother on his father and his "mistress" ...)

What is commendable ...
-- I only like the last 30 minutes of the film, which has some twists, and which is rather thought provoking ...
e.g.,
"Life ... unfortunately ... you can't start all over again ...
Life ... fortunately ... you do not need to start all over again ..."
-- Overall, it has these 2 important messages ...
(i) value the present moment and life
(ii) BUT, it does have another underlying message ... that many a times, we do not see nor know nor comprehend the complete picture ...

What could be better ...
-- Somehow, I do not really like the initial comical take of the entire film ... I thought if the entire film is less commercialized and adopts a serious drama approach, it might be better ...
-- In a way, I think the film managed to convince us of kids who not understand adults much better than adults who do not understand kids ...

Conclusion:
Can watch, but it is very commercialized ... I thought the nice messages salvaged it ...
hengcs
 


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