Popular Asian Movies
No. 1. 201314 (aka Forever Love)
Director: Kong Ling Chen
Producer: Zhao Hai Cheng
Starring: Jin Chen, Jiang Chao, Wang Lu Yao, Guo Xiao Ran
Genre: Romance, drama
Plot: The title “201314” here means “Love you forever”; the film focuses on three young Chinese couples during Singles’ Day, a pop culture entertaining holiday on November 11th. On Singles’ Day, young bachelors organize parties, socialize and meet new friends. The plot involves three couples: a pure love romance, a playboy and his true love, and a couple in crisis. Interested in young Chinese people’s life? “201314” would be the kind of film you are looking for.
No. 2. That Winter, The Wind Blows (aka Wind Blows in Winter)
A man (Zo In-Sung) known as the best gambler in the Cheongdam neighborhood lives a meaningless life. His parents dumped him at an early age and he lost his first lover. Meanwhile, a woman (Song Hye-Kyo), being the heir to a large corporation, suffers from loneliness. She has lived through a difficult life as well; she lost her eyesight and her father sadly passed away. Now the woman has to protect herself from those around her.
No. 3. Judas (aka Yuda)
High school student Erika (Ayame Misaki) is sick and tired of her weakness. By chance, Erika begins working at a cabaret night club. She eventually becomes the top lady in the night world and is known by her nickname Kurumi. In the process, she manipulates men and makes a lot of money from them. Deep down inside though, Erika suffers from loneliness and fear. Fortunately, now a mysterious man appears in her life…
No. 4. A Boy’s Sister (aka Sister/Nuna)
Yoon-Hee (Sung Yu-Ri) carries the heavy burden of having lost her younger brother in a traumatic incident as a young child. Her younger brother died after saving her from a rising river caused by heavy rains. Because of that incident, Yoon-Hee can’t go out during the rainy season and she has been fired from numerous jobs due to this. One day, Yoon-Hee’s wallet is stolen by teenager Jin-Ho (Lee Ju-Seung) in their neighborhood. What’s in the wallet? And will Yoon-Hee meet Jin-Ho again?
No. 5. Night People (aka Naito Pipuru)
Main character Shinji (Kazuki Kitamura) runs a bar. One day a customer named Moeko (Eriko Sato) shows up at Shinji’s bar. In the past, Moeko stole 200,000,000 yen from members of the National Assembly. Shinji , Moeko, Detective Sone (Tetta Sugimoto) and a gang soon begin to collide because of the stolen money.