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Translated by Lawrence Kou (郭令鈞)
My Heavenly City(我的天堂城市) released its teaser trailer on June 29, featuring its star-studded cast, including rom-com queen Vivian Sung(宋芸樺), popular Hong Kong idol Keung To(姜濤), Golden Bell award-winning actor Yao Chun Yao(姚淳耀), idol drama actress Mandy Wei(魏蔓), and Hong Kong actress Jessica Lee(李嘉文), who has appeared in several American TV series. The film will be released in Taiwanese theaters on September 15!
My Heavenly City ventured to New York for filming and marks the directorial debut of YU Sen-i, a Taiwanese filmmaker working in the United States. The story unfolds in the city of dreams, New York, where Vivian Sung plays a heartbroken and financially struggling international student. Keung To portrays an aspiring teenage hip-hop dancer who encounters Jessica Lee. Chun Yao and Mandy Wei depict a married couple dealing with relationship and family issues, and their lives in a foreign land are fraught with challenges.
In a rare turn, Vivian Sung delivers a significant amount of English dialogue in the film as she portrays a part-time translator, engaging in conversations with native Americans. Many crew members were impressed by her fluency and she revealed that she actively worked on improving her English skills. Keung To, who is a member of Hong Kong's popular boy band MIRROR, makes his debut as leading actor in a Taiwanese film, in which he and Jessica Lee share a romantic and touching love story. The teaser trailer briefly showcases Keung To's impressive dance performance on a rooftop, leaving audiences eager to see more in the full movie.
My Heavenly City portrays various stories of dream-chasers leaving from Taiwan to New York. Life in a foreign land is riddled with challenges. Despite quarreling and relying on each other, their friendships, relationships, and family ties enhance their strength. The movie is set to be released in Taiwan on September 15.