YOU ARE THE APPLE OF MY EYE SETS NEW MILESTONE IN TAIWAN LOCAL FILM HISTORY
Distributed by Twentieth Century Fox Taiwan, You Are The Apple Of My Eye, opened on Aug 19 has set a new No. 1 film record in Taiwan’s local film history.
In its 2nd weekend of release, You Are the Apple of My Eye has grossed a 6% increase in Box Office over opening weekend (NT$63 million / S$2.62 million) and continue to champion Taiwan’s box office, surpassed all Hollywood productions: Final Destination 5 (NT$15.2 million / S$633,000),One Day (NT$14.9 million / S$620,000) and The Zookeeper (NT$8.4 million / S$352,000). The film is now the fastest film to cross NT$100 million mark this year after Transformers: Dark of the Moon and it is also the 2nd highest grossing Taiwan film after Cape No. 7 (NT$465 million / S$19.3 million).
Twentieth Century Fox International will follow up to this box office success with a regional release in Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong on November 10.
A Taiwanese local production, You Are The Apple Of My Eye is based on the same titled book, written and directed by the same book author, Giddens Ko. The film tells a story of a young man,Ko-Teng (Chen-Tung Ko), who has several close friends with a crush on a fellow student, Shen Chia-Yi (Michelle Chen). Ko and his friends graduate together from Ching Cheng’s junior high school straight into their senior high school division in pursuit of her. This close-knit group of friends grows up together to witness their beloved Shen walking down the aisle to become someone else’s wife and, learn their coming-of-age lessons while, continuing to pursue their own happiness.
You Are The Apple Of My Eye’s original movie soundtrack is now available at local major music retail stores. Distributed by Sony Music, the soundtrack features title track and first single performed by Hu Xia, “Those Years” and the classic “I Found You In A Sea Of People” by Taiwan’s sensation Lin Yu Chun.