FIRST TIME

By Yan HAN

EDKO FILMS LTD - as SALES / DISTR

Romance - Completed 2012

When her high school crush suddenly resurfaces in her life, terminally ill college student Shi experiences the sweetness of romance that can only come with first love.

    • Year of production
    • 2012
    • Genres
    • Romance, Drama
    • Countries
    • CHINA, HONG KONG (CHINA)
    • Languages
    • MANDARIN
    • Duration
    • 103 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Yan HAN
    • Writer(s)
    • Yan HAN
    • Synopsis
    • College student Shi has a terminal illness. There are experiences she knows she’ll probably never have, like falling in love. So when an old high school crush named Gong suddenly resurfaces, she is surprised and swept away by his interest in her. Because side effects of her medication cause Shi to suffer short-term memory loss, she recounts everything onto cassette tape to remember the details of their precious time together. With Gong, she feels true joy. In spite of her condition, Shi looks at life with hope.
      But Shi doesn’t know that her mother, wishing to give her a chance to experience romance before it’s too late, hired Gong to pursue her. Resistant at first to fulfill the strange request, Gong ultimately relented because he needed the money. To him, it was supposed to be a straightforward business transaction.
      When Shi’s mother finds out that Gong encouraged Shi to pursue her dream of being a dancer, she angrily confronts him. Knowing that dancing could kill her, Shi’s mother tells Gong to call off their deal. But little by little, Gong has come to be charmed by Shi and to care deeply about her. Their lives, dreams, and passions have begun to intertwine. Breaking it off would have been easy before but now, everything is different …because Gong has already fallen in love with Shi…
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