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Suddenly Seventeen (2015)

28 Suì Wèi Chéngnián (original title)
A 28-year-old woman who is unhappy in her marriage eats a piece of strange chocolate which transports her back to her 17-year-old self, the time before she met her husband.

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Mo Zhang

Writer:

Mo Zhang
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Cast

Credited cast:
Ni Ni ... Liang Xia
Wallace Huo ... Mao Liang
Su Ma ... Bai Xiaoning
Talu Wang ... Yan Yan (as Darren Wang)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mingyu Chu Mingyu Chu ... Wedding Host
Wanli Feng Wanli Feng ... Minivan Driver
Xi Lai ... Taxi Driver
Bing Liu ... Yu
Wentong Ning ... Police Officer
Binlong Pan ... Mr. Gao
Ping Sang ... Butcher (as Sang Ping)
Mike Kai Sui ... Owner of Magic Chocolate Factory
Yachao Wang Yachao Wang ... Yan's Friend
Vicky Yu ... Yan's Girlfriend
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after the bad felt wrong in their relation which was ten years and boy had promise to propose but they ended breaking up she decided to eat alot again but she was saved by the magic chocolate which turned her from 28to 17 years in character not appearance for only five hours the 17 fell in love with another guy but the 28 in love with the same guy

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Drama | Fantasy | Romance

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Country:

China

Language:

Chinese

Release Date:

2 December 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

17 Again See more »

Filming Locations:

Beijing, China

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$18,652,886
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LETV Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color (Cinecolor)
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An excellent watch!
4 February 2017 | by aqcheryl-1See all my reviews

I am normally picky about what I watch, because there's just so much out there, I can barely keep up with my obvious interests... so generally a foreign film has to really stand out for me to devote time to watch it. I am very glad I watched this one.

Immediately upon starting, I was hooked, because I felt for the lead and what she was going through; but when the movie started with the 17yr old parts, I was worried that it was going to turn into more of a movie geared towards teenagers. But it actually isn't.

Just to be clear, she doesn't actually go back in time, nor does she physically reverse in age, etc. Rather, it's like her 28yr old self gets swapped with her 17yr old self. Most films, when this happens, it's a one time trip, and at the end they go back to wherever they started at. In this film, this is not the case as it swings between the two frequently.

This film became more serious minded as we watch the struggle she deals with, with the mess that's left behind from each trip. However by the end its really touching and a poignant message about embracing who you are; but also about letting go. It actually makes you think about your own life... what would your 17yr old self say to you now?

I have to say, it's an amazing movie, and well worth a watch. I highly recommend!


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