Introduction by Shauni from Kuleshov
LOVE YOU FOREVER
Director: Tingting Yao
The story of a Chinese dancer who discovers a novel based on her own life, written by a mysterious admirer..
Growing up together closely as playmates, Lin Ge (Lee Hongchi) and Qiu Qian (Li Yitong) are reunited in the same high school.
Qiu, however, becomes cold and distant because of issues in her family. Lin, on the other hand, believes their love is predestined and unshakable.
With the help of Lin’s friends, the little lovebirds rekindle the spark eventually. Just when Lin is prepared to confess his love to her, Qiu is killed in an accident.
Saddened, Lin vows to pay with his lifespan for a chance to travel back in time to save his lover.
Qiu is saved but all of Lin’s presence is wiped off from Qiu’s memory. The intertwining fate of the lovers leads them to meet each other again and again.
They tell a sweet story of romance that goes beyond time and distance.
Director, Screenwriter: Tingting Yao
Rising director-screenwriter Tingting Yao graduated from the School of Film and Cinematic Arts of the Communication University of China with a Master’s degree in Film Studies. She directed the documentary Frankie’s Dream (2011) which was awarded Best Documentary at the First Int’l Film Festival. In 2014, she directed the romantic teen drama series Back in Time (2014), which became an internet sensation in China. In 2016, she made her feature directorial debut in the teen romance Yesterday Once More, which became a box office hit, grossing near RMB200 millions in ticket sales.