Hear Me (film)
|Directed by||Cheng Fen-fen|
|Written by||Cheng Fen-fen|
|Edited by||Chen Chih-hsuan|
Hear Me (Chinese: 聽說) is a 2009 Taiwanese romantic comedy film written and directed by Taiwanese director Cheng Fen-fen. It stars Eddie Peng as Tian-kuo, a food delivery boy, and Ivy Chen as Yang Yang. The film is notable for its use of sign language for the better part of the film.
Tian Kuo (Eddie Peng, All About Women, My So-Called Love) is a genial twenty-year-old living with his parents, running deliveries for their restaurant, biking boxed lunches all over the city. He often stops at the local swimming pool, dropping off orders for the team of deaf athletes who train there.
One day he notices Yang Yang (Ivy Chen), a pretty young deaf girl who follows the team to cheer on her sister Xiao Peng, who's hoping to make the cut for the forthcoming Deaflympics. Tian Kuo's instantly smitten, and he's got a good command of sign language, so he tries to strike up a friendship with Yang Yang, hoping it'll lead to something more. As it turns out,Yang Yang is not actually deaf. Filmed in Taipei Taiwan
- Eddie Peng as Tian-kuo
- Ivy Chen as Yang Yang
- Michelle Chen as Xiao Peng
- Lo Bei-an
- Lin Mei-hsiu as Huang's mother
- "FILM REVIEW: A love story in silence - Taipei Times". www.taipeitimes.com. Retrieved 2018-05-04.
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