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  • Movie: My Egg Boy
  • Country: Taiwan
  • Release Date: Sep 23, 2016
  • Duration: 1 hr. 34 min.
  • Rating: Not Yet Rated

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  • Ranked: #99999
  • Popularity: #5059
  • Watchers: 326

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My Egg Boy
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Even in modern-day Taipei, women feel the societal pressure to get married and have children before the period to have them.
Thankfully, there is a solution: freeze your ovum and prolong your fertility.
Zeng Mei Bao freezes her ovum and looks for the right man to start a family. In the pursuit of this man, she ends up in a wintry Swedish Province, where ice and snow becomes a metaphor for the unborn child who is waiting to be born.

  • Country: Taiwan
  • Type: Movie
  • Release Date: Sep 23, 2016
  • Duration: 1 hr. 34 min.
  • Score: 7.3 (scored by 108 users)
  • Ranked: #99999
  • Popularity: #5059
  • Rating: Not Yet Rated

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Senpai
6 people found this review helpful
Jun 7, 2017
Completed 0
Overall 9.0
Story 9.0
Acting/Cast 8.5
Music 8.5
Rewatch Value 8.0
So cute but so ugly.
One of the super positive features of "My Egg Boy" is the symbolism to be found from the eggs and from aging to expiration in a literal and literally unique way. Totally charming. The metaphorical meanings found in this film point to our own biological clocks, leading to a life lesson of openness present in us from birth.
The instinctive biological clock of procreation strikes women and many men in their twenty-third and thirty-fifth years scientifically proven. Each minute, hour and year imagined can seal a person's life as the expiration date on an egg carton. This bodily urge can become a strong underlying catalyst for emotions in romantic relationships. This describes the plot of "My Egg Boy" in a beautiful story of love and life.
A slightly neurotic Zeng Mei Bao works for a frozen food company as a specialist and product tester. As a younger associate in the office, she is in charge of a new advertising push to attract younger customers to the brand. Recently divorced before even being able to have a honeymoon, Zeng Mei Bao longs for being pregnant, but her dedicated dedication to work cost her a husband. Then she crosses the path of A-Shi an aspiring chef and the novel begins ...
As Zeng Mei Bao makes the freezing of her eggs to ensure a pregnancy in old age and buy her time for a day to get married, "My Egg Boy" becomes a big tangent when it comes to romance in high fantasy where the Actors portray their frozen eggs and sperm in absurd costumes inside cryogenic storage. Exactly, in addition to the novel the film shows a perspective of the type "what the eggs and sperm think about being frozen".
Two in particular, a sperm boy (Huai-Yun Zhan) and an egg girl (Lyan Chen), are responsible for "theoretically" simulating through Zeng Mei Bao the prospect of a love life between her and A-Shi. It sounds absurd, but it was a great balcony from the director Tien-Yu Fu.
This thread of history reveals an entire imaginary society bathed in white with a peculiar class system of young behavior, modern society.
It looks like a silly movie, but it is not, in the end it makes a lot of sense. The lovable romance between the caricatured reproductive cells parallels the chemistry of the two humans who are beginning the relationship. Cinematography is a beauty eyelash absent from vibrant cinematography to blend the sunny and seasonal exteriors with the interior of an egg and sperm in search of the dream of fertilization and the beginning of the offspring.
Driving an excellent woman-centered resource of impatience and initiative of her character to find love where she is not a cornucopia of quirks. Instead, she is approachable and sociable, does not look for the perfect pair because she knows that she is living reality, she wants to find a husband to marry and have the very desired child.
In the same way, A-Shi could have established himself to be the handsome, rich and difficult. Instead he is simple, focused on the job he was not looking for a novel, but thanks to Zeng Mei Bao decides to date since he also knows that he is with an age to fix himself.
In general, the strength of "My Egg Boy" is in dynamic writing to weave magic and practice with fertile imagination. What begins as a whimsy evolves rather warmly to something ravishingly sincere both within dating and beyond, the basic human need for dialogue has become a desirable community experience among people interested in spending time with each other. Simply put, sharing feelings and talking is an essential activity for dating. For example, steak lovers probably should not marry vegetarians. In "My Egg Boy," the ironic humor is found between the organic chef and the "vendor" of processed microwave food. In other words, opposites attract each other, thanks to sincerity and dialogue. A proof who the people are and can be so much more than the eyes can see, just give the opportunity. You are never fully prepared for love, and you will never be fully ready to have a child, but talking is a good start. Recomended!

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