The person needs to play the melodies in the piano score so they could time travel. But when the people travel to the future, they have no effect on time and space. He also delivers a nice story, which can serve with an interesting twist, and at the same time he also finds the space to advertise himself and his musical genius, which he doesn't just show in the many piano pieces he is playing, but also in the soundtrack for which he also wrote some pieces. The downside: Secret can easily be spoiled by any in depth discussion. Jay has a secret too, but I'll give it away: his dad is a teacher at the school, and he's played by Anthony Wong in an amusing performance that's vintage Wong. In another scene, Xiaoyu's mother said that her daughter was panting and need to get some rest, she told Xianglun to not disturb her. But does the film earn its ending? It was also nominated for at the in 2008.
Hence, the time and space he finally returned was not equal to 20 years ago, but earlier, where Xiaoyu was still alive. Her experience helps her to learn a lot about the previously unknown to her life her daughter was living and helps her to see how harrowing a teen's life can be in these times, as she struggles to walk the tightrope many teens must negotiate. The music will grab you and blend you into the atmosphere. Because Dayong had overheard the conversation between Xiaoyu and her teacher 20 years ago, he knew the secret of time travelling. However, before he goes back, she sees Qingyi's bracelet on his wrist.
In class a few days later, Xianglun passes a note to Xiaoyu asking her to meet him at the practice rooms. He was described as a gifted musician and composer. Dayong apologized to Xiaoyu because Xianglun will not be able to see her because of him. In short, it's a wonderfully packaged film with a plot formula that works. Therefore, this review may seem too enthusiastic for some readers retrospectively meaning after watching the movie , as you already know what to expect in contrast to me. Xiaoyu travelled to the future so she could listen to the song that Xianglun had promised to play for her during the graduation ceremony.
Besides the storyline and music, the film's cinematography was decent as well. However, as it turns out, there's a reason for her bizarre flirtatious behavior, and as the film divulges more of the hows and whys, Guey is given a chance to convey emotions that prove heartbreaking. Jay Chou had also taken this opportunity and a great one as well with music being centerpiece of this story in his directorial debut to pay a small tribute to one of his favourite composers, Chopin, wherever possible. He regarded Chou as a likable, charming presence but utterly without any passion on screen, being too distant in his emotions. As I said, its salvation.
As such, I'll try to make sense in this review without giving away too much. Since this is a Jay Chou production besides starring and directing, he penned the original story and contributed the music , it's only understandable that Chou make room for some of his buddies as well as his pet obsessions, especially music. If you have any legal issues please contact the appropriate media file owners or host sites. Not everything completely adds up, and the aggravating side characters, laggy pace, and inexplicable events leaves this less of an accomplishment than it perhaps could have been. I can't really underline my favorite parts without spoiling, but the whole movie is just pure genius. Jay arrives at Tanjiang Art School and already he's being watched, but his eyes and heart are immediately stolen by Rain Guey Lun-Mei , an elegant, charming flirt who first happens upon Jay in the school's aged piano room. She realized that the person in the drawing that was made 20 years ago is Xianglun, the guy standing beside her.
However, before you read any further, it's time to issue that spoiler warning again. Jay Chou really knows how to compose a tune; the film's original music is genuinely stirring, and preexisting pieces are well-chosen and evocative of the film's innocent romantic mood. Chou has announced his plans to direct a sequel to the film and plans to invite to star in it. Without her the film would probably sink beneath its own self-importance, as its manufactured sheen and occasionally miscalculated choices render the film little more than a superficially gorgeous pure love diversion for teen girls and the boys they drag to the cinema along with them. When Rain happens to see Sky kissing Jay, she misinterprets the situation and disappears.
Get out there to see a show or to take in a concert or to visit a museum. Interestingly enough, there are also some special effects, that are all executed very well. Xianglun lamented that the two eventually parted ways. It's really well thought through, and entertaining as well as it is just beautiful. .
They share their first kiss after he gifts her a rare music score that he won for her at a school piano battle. The two begin a cute, casual romance that's defined by secrets. Another simple but unlikely way is, Xiaoyu's mom was mentally shocked by the death of Xiaoyu in 1979, she imagines that Xiaoyu is still alive. Still, this movie absolutely proves that Jay Chou has a bright future ahead of him if he continues to work in this direction. The is an annual sponsored by , a brand of and sleepwear. At least Secret is a very pretty ride.
Jay's skills are truely astonishing, but anyone in the film seems to be able to play the piano. Chief among his admirers is the pretty Sky Alice Tzeng , who starts to crush on Jay big time. Secret serves the senses exceptionally well - so much so, that it's almost tragic when it ultimately throws logic out the window. She should be the middle aged Xiaoyu, not her mother. The critic regards the film as a nice, romantic, fairly good picture and that Jay Chou directs with an able hand. Because the words were written in 1979, the writing in the desk appeared weathered when Xianglun saw it. Story: Jay Jay Chou visits an university at which he wants to deepen his piano studies.