Man in Love movie review: Taiwanese romance starring Roy Chiu, Hsu Wei-ning is heartfelt but its premise is questionable

//Man in Love movie review: Taiwanese romance starring Roy Chiu, Hsu Wei-ning is heartfelt but its premise is questionable

Man in Love movie review: Taiwanese romance starring Roy Chiu, Hsu Wei-ning is heartfelt but its premise is questionable

3/5 starsThe unlikely romance between a loan shark and one of his debtors is the focus of Man in Love, a Taiwanese remake of the 2014 Korean romance of the same name.Director Yin Chen-hao smooths over the sharper edges of that earlier film, which strayed into some wholly problematic territory regarding power dynamics, and succeeds in capturing some genuinely heartfelt moments, despite the ever-present threat of bankruptcy and violence.Roy Chiu Tse (Dear Ex) stars as A-Cheng, the low-level debt…

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