Watch Run for Love
- 2 hr 16 min
Run for Love is a 2016 Chinese romantic drama film directed by Qunshu Gao, and starring Ziyi Zhang, Eddie Peng, Yi Zhang, and more. The movie follows the story of couples during their romantic start, blossoming and ending love affairs. It brings out the different struggles, pain, and compromises that many lovers go through in their quest for love. The film weaves together four love stories all experienced over a span of 10 years. The first segment follows the life of a young couple, Ling Qi and Bo Chang, who meet each other in college. Ling Qi is from a small town and has been in love with Bo Chang since she first with him in university. Despite being different in every possible way, they eventually fall in love with each other. Things start to fall apart when they have conflicting choices that tear their love apart. The second segment tells the story of Yan Fei and Xiao Lu. Yan Fei is an actress who has always struggled to get a stable footing in her career. But when her childhood friend, Xiao Lu, throws her a lifeline, Yan Fei discovers that a happy career can make for an unhappy love life. The third segment features the story of Huang Lei, a newly divorced man, and Wang Jiajia, a woman who wants to escape the country. They cross paths on the train and strike a deal to be travel mates. Several encounters on the train gradually lead to The couple falling in love, but there are many obstacles in the way of their happiness. The fourth segment is about Nie Wen and Yin Xin, two musicians who have fallen in love. However, Nie Wen's career is taking off, and he soon receives a massive offer from overseas. Will their love survive? Each of the love stories in this movie displays how they fell in love, the different struggles and pain of their relationships, and the compromises couples have to make to keep their love going. All four stories are equally engaging due to the genuinely beautiful performances put forth by the cast. Ziyi Zhang's character in the first segment comes across as quirky and cute, while Eddie Peng's character is seen as someone who is unsure of his choices. In the second segment, Yi Zhang's character comes across as a self-assured, confident man who knows what he wants in life. The third segment shows the relationship between a divorcÃ© and a woman traumatized by past relationships. Vision director Zhang Yi portrays a character that is immensely powerful and self-confident. The fourth segment commences on a beautiful, mellow note with Nie Wen and Yin Xin's musical talent interwoven with their pure and tender love. Overall, Run for Love is a charming movie that will tug on viewers' heartstrings. The film redefines the romantic movie genre by breaking the stereotypes associated with love movies. Each of the love stories in the movie portrays a different kind of love that viewers can relate to. The cinematography and music make the movie pleasing to the eyes and ears. The Director Gao Qunshu has done an impressive job in bringing out the different themes of Love through every segment of the movie. These themes are timeless and relatable, and that's what makes Run for Love an excellent movie for anyone who loves romantic dramas.