By: Wang Ching-yi and Christie Chen
Taipei, Oct. 5 (CNA) High school romance “Our Times” (我的少女時代) has taken Taiwan’s
box office by storm, becoming the fifth highest-grossing Taiwanese film ever in the domestic market as of Sunday.
The blockbuster film has grossed over NT$400 million (US$12.25 million) around Taiwan since its release on Aug. 13, the film’s distributor, Hualien Media International Co., said Monday.
Among local box office hits, “Our Times” trails only the romantic comedy “Cape No. 7” (NT$530 million); historical drama epic “Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale Part 1” (NT$472 million); comedy “David Loman” (NT$428 million); and romance “You Are the Apple of My Eye” (NT$410 million).
The directorial debut of Frankie Chen (陳玉珊), “Our Times” looks back at the first love of a woman, who met a mischievous boy when she was in high school. [FULL STORY]