What do a group of foodies and a murder have in common? Lee Soo Kyung (Lee Soo Kyung) is a 33-year-old divorcee who is a composed, confident woman who is happy to be living alone after marrying way too early in life. But the only thing that can make her lose her cool composure is great food. Living next door is another foodie, Goo Dae Young (Yoon Du Jun), a single man who loves surrounding himself with gourmet food but hates being asked if he is dining alone at great restaurants. When a strange murder occurs in their neighborhood, how will their lives be intertwined? “Let’s Eat” is a 2013 South Korean drama series directed by Park Joon Hwa.
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Mitamura Yukio (Sawamura Ikki) is the founder and president of a rapidly growing apparel company. Mitamura places priority on the company’s profits and overworks his employees. He justifies this with the belief that hard work is necessary to achieve results. He does not think his beloved company exploits its employees. Mitamura enrolls in a university to study company management from the basics. This is where he meets a new lecturer Akiyama Kyoko (Kuroki Meisa). Although he feels attracted to the intellectual Kyoko, the differences in their way of thinking results in frequent clashes. Within the company while Mitamura is in college there is an attempt to oust him from his company. With the knowledge he has gained from attending university classes Mitamura soon realizes that his company does indeed exploit its employees. A power struggle soon begins inside the company.
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It's a 13-episode CTS adaptation of a Japanese manga called Gangster Patisserie. The adaptation will involve a female Japanese college student who runs away to Taiwan and gets involved with a reformed young hoodlum who just got out of jail after five years. Turns out his old gangster boss lost his wife to an illness and has decided to turn over a new leaf and become a legit businessman by starting a bakery that employs all his former gang members. His beloved deceased wife's daughter from her previous marriage is the Japanese girl and she arrives in Taiwan looking for her mom, and ends up living with her step father, who dreams of being a master baker but sucks big time at baking. The entire gang of misfits all live and work together, and heartwarming hilarity ensues.
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Reclusive cop Dave (Daniel Wu) unwittingly saves the life of criminal gang leader Hon Kong (Nick Cheung) by donating his blood, thus symbolizing that despite diametrically opposed outer appearances they are essentially made of the same stuff. The gang members hide their faces behind traditional demon masks when committing their violent crimes. During psychotic episodes Dave experiences his own demons within as he sets out to play off the gang members against each other, resulting in everyone's annihilation. It is then revealed that Dave was brought up by a high expressed emotion father in a socio-economically disadvantaged living environment. He witnessed his father's death inadvertently caused by the responsible policeman who resembled Hon Kong. As a young, innocent soul who had lost the father, he impulsively went on to take revenge, resulting in excessive guilt that predisposed the onset of psychosis later in his life. The event whereby he rescued Hon Kong reminded him of his suppressed memories as a child who had done wrong but trying the hardest to make reparation. Before his inevitable death, there was an opportunity for him to resolve his subconscious intrapersonal conflicts which was to have the courage to fix a mistake done. The movie was presented by Dante Lam at the 16 Far East Film Festival 2014 in Udine with The Unbeatable (2013).
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What choices do you make in life out of responsibility and obligation? While in the nectar of their youth during college, Tang Jia Ni (Ruby Lin) has a one-night stand with Fang Wei De (Leroy Young) to help a friend get revenge but ends up falling in love with him. But the tumultuous events in Taiwan’s late 1990s change their lives forever. During the historic earthquake that struck Taiwan in 1999, Jia Ni’s good friend Wang Jun Jie (Melvin Sia) loses both of his legs. Out of obligation and compassion, Jia Ni decides to marry Jun Jie and settle down to a quiet married life. When Jia Ni and Wei De run into each other again in 2008, she is a married woman and he is about to walk down the aisle. Despite the strong chemistry they still share, Jia Ni and Wei De know they made other choices in life and eventually part ways again as friends. But when fate brings the two back together at a friend’s wedding in 2013, will they make the same decision?