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  • Movie: Café. Waiting. Love.
  • Country: Taiwan
  • Release Date: Aug 15, 2014
  • Duration: 2 hr. 0 min.
  • Rating: Not Yet Rated

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  • Score: 8.0 (scored by 604 users)
  • Ranked: #1303
  • Popularity: #2629
  • Watchers: 1,262

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Shi Ying, a university freshman who works at a cafe. Here, she meets with A Bu Si, a lesbian who is a professional coffee maker who can make any types of coffee drinks according to customers' order, the shop's proprietress who talks less and loves to be alone and sitting in a constant seat most of the time, and Ze Yu, who was the partner of the shop's female owner.
One day, Senior A Tuo, who is senior of Shi Ying and pretty legendary in the university, comes to the coffee shop with his friends but meets with a reportedly lesbian who stole his girlfriend - A bu Si, by coincidence. As the friends keep teasing A Tuo, Shi Ying, with full of helping and justice heart, helps A Tuo out of the difficult situation, and finally, A Tuo and Shi Ying become friends. Senior A Tuo is an optimistic and open-hearted boy, making others feel of his happy-go-lucky personality. Besides working part-time, he also works for Bao, who was a director and leader of gangster, as a cook at his restaurant. There, he gets to know Aunt Jin Dao, so does Shi Ying.
Starting as acquaintances, Shi Ying and A Tuo become good friends with each other. A Tuo starts having the feeling of love to Shi Ying, but Shi Ying takes him as a friend whom she can confess any thinking in her heart openly, as she likes another guy. Later, Senior A Tuo goes backpacking overseas. By then, Shi Ying starts realizing that, A Tuo is the one whom she has been waiting for.
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  • Country: Taiwan
  • Type: Movie
  • Release Date: Aug 15, 2014
  • Duration: 2 hr. 0 min.
  • Score: 8.0 (scored by 604 users)
  • Ranked: #1303
  • Popularity: #2629
  • Rating: Not Yet Rated

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4 people found this review helpful
Dec 11, 2016
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Overall 8.0
Story 8.0
Acting/Cast 8.0
Music 7.0
Rewatch Value 6.5
This one derailed pretty quickly. It just happened I was in the right mood for what this film was. And I can only blame myself for not reading and understanding the description clearly. Or was it luck? I might not have watched it otherwise and I'm happy I did.

At first my reaction was WTF *ugh* will I really be able to watch this? However I came to realize that what usually annoys me about Taiwanese humor was very delicately directed. I started to enjoy myself and have to admit that I was taken by the story and surprised at the end.

Lovely colors, dramaturgy and cinematography. Good production value, nice music and audio design. The actors are pretty good because the directing is wonderful!

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2 people found this review helpful
Oct 16, 2016
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Overall 8.0
Story 7.5
Acting/Cast 8.0
Music 7.5
Rewatch Value 7.5
The story seems like a really normal romance by the synopsis, but really it is a fantasy with action scenes, comedy and confusion. I generally thought the story was a bit weird at first. There are various things in it that will really confuse you, but all things become clear by the end.
Basically this tells the story of Si Ying, who gets a job in a coffee shop because her crush goes there often. While working in the coffee shop she meets another guy named Ah Tou, who she thinks is a weirdo and pervert (because he is wearing a bikini, carrying around a cabbage and roller blading). Eventually the 2 become friends because of constantly meeting each other in different situations and being able to talk to one another freely.
I liked this movie because it was light-hearted and not one of those tear jerkers!
The cast did well and made the characters interesting. There were a few good ballads in the movie that made some scenes more emotional. I probably wouldn't watch it again because even after all the weirdness is explained, I prefer less quirky movies.
Watch if you want something light-hearted and fun, but keeps you guessing and waiting for the ending.

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