• Released
  • January 17, 2014
  • (Limited)
  • NR , 1 hr 46 min
  • Art House/Foreign
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The Hollywood Reporter

This lighthearted tale of repressed sexuality and marital woes seems to have a different kind of agenda, even if it often fits the mode of your typical mainstream rom-com.
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By Maggie Lee
Although the pacing is more laidback than in “Au revoir Taipei,” the humor more rooted in believable (if bizarre) real-life situations than in slapstick shenanigans, the comic timing remains spot-on and the jokes fetchingly offbeat in an utterly Taiwanese way.
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Village Voice

By Alan Scherstuhl
The ending has a surfeit of sugar, but writer-director Arvin Chen's story jaunts along, a cheery rom-com tinged with dream visions and a somewhat daring conceit.
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The New York Times

By Nicolas Rapold
Dutifully hitting its marks up to a point, this story of a married man struggling to stay closeted proves to have a maturity that eludes more overtly ambitious dramas on the subject.
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Los Angeles Times

By Inkoo Kang
Chen's excessive propriety veers treacherously close to barely disguised repulsion.
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Slant Magazine

By Chris Cabin
Arvin Chen's Taiwan is dominated by eccentricity in tone and atmosphere, but in a very careful, pronounced way, as to never really run the danger of being truly strange.
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56 out of 100
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