Silence (2006)

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Zhou Shen Shen loses her voice after a bus accident and gets taken to the hospital by her friend Zuo Jun(who blames himself for making her mute) there she meets Qi Wei Yi a boy who leg got broken by jealous peers. He finds a letter she had put in a bomb shelter wall. They leave each other letters and promise to come back in the Christmas of 2006. They become good read morefriends and fall in love but Wei Yi is unaware that Shen Shen is mute. When he has to leave before her, He gives her his phone number and tells her to call him. Years pass and in the year of 2006 they met again but is unaware of who each other is until Wei Yi finds out he has liver cancer and is dying So he decides to go back to the hospital he went to as a child and he finds out that Shen Shen is his childhood love but not wanting to hurt her when he dies he hides his identity and eventually pushes her away. more...

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Apr 25, 2012
  • Overall 9.0
  • Story 9.0
  • Acting/Cast 10
  • Music 8.0
  • Rewatch Value 8.0
This drama is great! So beautiful, so touching, so sweet.. I love it!

Story: the story is wonderful, romantic, and dramatic. It's touching, so real. We can find love, true love, this kind of love that stay with you for life. For life, and after.

Acting/Cast: oh, God, Vic is amazing! He's perfect in this role, he's perfect for this kind of roles! He makes me cry so many times.. Eun Hye read more is really good, too. She plays the role of this little sweet and strong girl, and she can play it perfectly without say a word. Her eyes talk for her.. The rest of the cast is perfect, they're good actors, from Megan Lai, to the stubborn Andy Hui, to the funny Lin Mei Xiu. Thanx to all for their performances!

Music: touching, every song is perfect for the moment and for the emotions our lovers are living.. Beautiful the scene where Eun Hye/Shen Shen sings using sign language.

Rewatch Value: absolutely, I want to rewatch it!

Overall: this is a 9! A different final maybe could turn it into a 10.. But, I know, in the deep of my heart, that this final is a perfect final for this perfect story. This love story is absolutely THE love story.

"For the martians"... I know, we are a lot in this world. I hope we can find soon..
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Mar 12, 2014
  • Overall 3.0
  • Story 2.0
  • Acting/Cast 5.0
  • Music 5.0
  • Rewatch Value 1.0
Vic Zhou is a handsome, talented actor, but he could not save this drama. It was utterly boring with the characters frozen as flashbacks played for minutes at a time.
The first episode starts with 2 children meeting in a hospital where the girl has been taken after a bus accident. Although no one can figure out why, it left her a mute. She can see and hear, but can't speak. That read more is the premise for the drama. Let's think about this for a minute. Millions of people are in accidents and are there mutes walking around using sign language?
The children agree to meet 13 years later. During the 13 years of absence they continue to love each other after only meeting for a few days, another absurdity.
The writer then uses continual contrived events to bring the two together 13 years later. For example, Wei Yi's car breaks down and Shem Shem just happens to be driving the same road at the same moment. Or Shem Shem is on a bus and Wei Yi gets on the very same one at the same time.
Around Episode 6 (this is not a spoiler, it is in the summary above) Wei Yi discovers he is dying. For the next 13 episodes the drama is set in mourning. The mood, tempo, and music slow down even more. There are no big surprises, everything is predictable.
I always cry at melodramas, but not this one. It was a relief at the end. If you want more of Vic Zhou, watch Mars or Meteor Garden.
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    Eunha Mar 30, 2016 - edited

    I read the synopsis but all i could think was ...text him?

    I really liked the beginning of the synopsis but what is it with writers and trying to make things tragic with him being sick. Whats wrong with happy stories -_-

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      eoniii Jun 3, 2016

      Well, see the story then. You'll know why. (still in the middle of the story)

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    Syranus Oct 12, 2015

    Try to Remember is very fit to this drama. I can feel the emotion. I will cherish it in my heart.

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    Valier Jan 15, 2015 - edited

    Has this a happy ending?

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      CrazyBlonde Mar 12, 2015
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      Valier Mar 15, 2015
      Reveal Spoiler »
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      CrazyBlonde Mar 20, 2015

      But a really awesome drama with an awesome romance, as the synopsis says, he dies, but other than him dying, it`s a really great story... I really loved it, one of the few really good ones...

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      naccu Jan 3, 2016

      spoilers xD

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    Dounie Nov 16, 2014

    The synopsis is a big spoil , fortunately I did not read it before starting the drama !

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    xochandaox Oct 26, 2014

    I LOVED this drama.

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    XiaoYue Mar 5, 2014

    I was really sad when I realized what would be the ending, but I kept going with this drama... and now it's the third on my "Taiwanese drama top 5"". Vic Zhou is a great actor, really. He can act this role with passion and emotion and desperation and love for life...
    This drama made me think that life is to short to waste it <3

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    MysticLullaby Dec 12, 2013 - edited

    As usually I despise the pathetic second leads, especially Zuo Jun, he's so selfish, he's basically telling her if I can't have you no one can which is not real love, it's possession. \
    He needs to stop being a selfish pr*ck and leave them be together. Ugh.

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    mszither Nov 8, 2013

    An old drama I used to watch and love with all my heart, thanks to the local tv channel XD

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    addylovesbwood Jan 9, 2013

    I really like it. I'm still on Ep.11. It's beautifully written for it's time.

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    Meg1014 Aug 24, 2012

    Loved this. A serious tear jerker for me. Qi Wei Yi's ex was driving me crazy but she came to her senses and became a good support for him. And all of Qi Wei Yi and Shen Shen's missed meetings were a little nerve wrecking but again, it works out. The fact that Wei Yi is so tormented but trying to make the best of his situation is heartbreaking. I bawled throughout most of the last episode but it was a really beautiful story between the 2 main characters.

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    Neko Aug 20, 2012

    Almost in every ep my blood was boiling and my mouth said "ja pier..." (polish vulgarism), but it not means, that i don't like it. Despite the fact that the end wasn't satisfying (for me) i still love it and now i know i'll back to this drama. Ach, Vic why you must be so handsome *.*?
    (yes, my english is still not good and i'm sorry for that xD)

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    beloved Mar 27, 2012

    me too <3

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    zhaoshin Mar 11, 2012

    love this... <3


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    May 21, 2006 to Sep 24, 2006
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    1 hr. 11 min.


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    7.6 (scored by 878 users)
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