|Tiny Times 1.0
by Guo Jingming
| Yang Mi
He Li Chen Guang Media
Star Ritz Prods.
H&R Century Pictures
Beijing Forbidden City Film
Le Vision Pictures (Tianjin)
Le Vision Pictures
Shenzhen Desen Intl. Media
Amazing Film Studio
Comic Ritz Film & TV Culture
Mission Media Investment
|China Film Group Cooperation (China)
Dasheng International Media (China)
Le Vision Pictures Co. (China)
|¥45 million (estimated)
Tiny Times (Chinese :小时代), also known as Tiny Times 1.0 is the first installment of the film series written and directed by Guo Jingming and based on the best-selling novel of the same name also by Guo.
The four young women are classmates in high school and roommates in college. On campus, they start their internships and cope with a series of romantic affairs. After graduation, they continue their correspondence, suffused with misunderstanding and jealousy. However, they have all changed significantly.
After graduation, Lin Xiao settles into her job as an editorial assistant at a fashion magazine and acclimating herself to the glamorous, high-octane world of haute couture. She meets her demanding and cold boss, Gong Ming, whose melancholic persona is described by Lin Xiao as “a distant, lonely planet in the universe”. Her work puts her relationship with her high school sweet heart, Jian Xi in peril.
Meanwhile, Gu Li faces struggle in her relationship with Gu Yuan at the intervention of his mother, who seeks to marry him off to an even wealthier family. Nan Xiang paints to support her fashion design studies, while at the same time struggle with her on-and-off relationship with abusive boyfriend Xi Cheng. Wan Ru worries that her aspirations in life are never really made certain, and the fact that she might not get a boyfriend.
The film grossed US$79.7 million at the Chinese box office.
|China Movie Channel Media Awards
|Best New Director
|9th Chinese American Film Festival
|Golden Angel Award: Best Feature
|Ending theme song
|Are you with me
|Love Come Undone
|Auld Lang Syne
|Everybody Feel Like Dancing
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