Produced by Zheng Xu and directed by Su Lun, the comedy love fantasy film How long will I love You stars Jiayin Lei and Liya Tong. The film was distributed by Tangren Cultural Film Group on May 18, 2018 in Australia and New Zealand.
The story was about the unexpected encounter between the frustrated young woman Gu Xiaojia (Tong Liya) from 2018 and Lu Ming (Lei Jiayin) from 1999. Due to the overlap between time and space, Gu and Lu found that they two could adventure in each other’s space through their bedroom doors. Gradually, they two fell in love, but then they discovered that their fate is in the hand of a mysterious man.
The film was highly praised by audiences due to its wonderful storyline. It was described as the best romantic comedy in the past two years. Lei and Tong interpreted their roles in with their own voice. At the same time, the director also paid tribute to Titanic and Comrades: Almost a Love Story.
Comedy and Romance
Director Su combined the elements regarding sci-fi and romantic movie, which brought new possibilities to the film. In terms of the storyline, although Gu and Lu hold different views toward the overlapped time and space, their conflicts and love story were perfectly blended in complete harmony.