Movies about first love always make the audience sobbing.
The year 2022 marks many attractive projects about youth, in which the first love between the characters cannot be missing. However, this year’s screen brought many unfinished first love stories, full of separation and even faced with a heartbreaking ending, making the audience unable to help but shed tears.
Our Beloved Summer
Our Beloved Summer is not only a beautiful youth film about first love, but also a second chance for the main characters to find each other again. Whether in school or as an adult, Choi Woong (Choi Woo Sik) and Yeon Soo (Kim Da Mi) are two complementary pieces, opposites but surprisingly well matched. The film released in late 2021 – early 2022 brings a dose of “healing” to the audience thanks to the slow, gentle but still beautiful plot. As a result, the film has entered the list of 10 most searched long-term projects on Google Vietnam this year.
Bringing together a young cast, Silent (roughly translated: Silently) has marked many impressive achievements, reaching record-high views when it premiered the first episode. The project from Japan revolves around the reunion of male student Sakura (Meguro Ren) and female student Aoba (Haruna Kawaguchi) after many years, since Sakura suddenly disappeared. At this time, Aoba has a job and a boyfriend, but is shocked to realize that Sakura has now lost the ability to hear – speak. Integrating between beautiful youth memories and cruel reality, Silent brings a picture of first love ups and downs, sweet – bitter mixed of people who accidentally ignore each other, when they reunite, the time is wrong. to grief.
Me And Trinh
The highest-grossing Vietnamese film of 2022 brings the romantic stories of young musician Son (Avin Lu). In fact, Son initially fell in love with Bich Diem (Lan Thy), and she was considered his “first love rain”. However, from the beginning to the end, Diem never had any more intentions with Son.
On the other hand, later on, it was Dao Anh’s “sunshine” that made him truly flutter, the first person to give him the feeling of love and being loved. The two had a wonderful time, moving through handwritten letters and music. However, in the end, Son and Anh still couldn’t come together due to the distance of their background, ambition and social background.
20th Century Girl
Besides the slow-paced dramas, this year’s short film genre also has an interesting first love couple. 20th Century Girl marks the return of Kim Yoo Jung as a personality schoolgirl named Bo Ra and her beautiful school days. Next to her are family, friends, dream of becoming an announcer, and even the male student Hyun Jin whom she has always admired. But the youth in 20th Century Girl ended unhappily when Hyun Jin suddenly disappeared, and that was also Bo Ra’s last memory of the boy who touched her in the past.
First Love: Hatsukoi
The 2022 screen has many sad first love stories, bold separation and First Love: Hatsukoi just released at the end of November. Like Silent, First Love: Hatsukoi continues to explore the reunion story of two people who were once everything but had to separate. Harumichi (Satoh Takeru) and Yae (Mitsushima Hikari) head together towards the beautiful future, but a car accident takes away Yae’s ambition forever. After 20 years, the two met again and were predestined to cooperate and “heal” together. The film when released was highly appreciated for its plot, images as well as boldness, reality in storytelling, and it was also rare for the audience to enjoy a very different Satoh Takeru besides the familiar Wanderer image. belong.
Image source: SBS, Fuji TV, Galaxy Studio