Yuki Yamada (right) and Asuka Saito in a still from the Japanese remake of You Are the Apple of My Eye.

You Are the Apple of My Eye film review: poor Japanese remake of Taiwanese teen romance blockbuster

  • Robbed of the original’s vibrant, youthful voice, and saddled with an inexperienced pop-idol lead actress, film is a shadow of Giddens Ko’s 2011 original
  • First film understood what it meant to be young, awkward and horny in a way too rarely seen in Asian cinema. The remake serves up unremarkable pap
Topic |   Asian cinema: Japanese films

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Yuki Yamada (right) and Asuka Saito in a still from the Japanese remake of You Are the Apple of My Eye.
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