ONE of the country’s most popular love teams, Kim Chiu and Xian Lim, will make us feel love and heartbreak in their much-awaited big screen comeback. The Philippine adaptation of a hit Korean Romantic movie, ALWAYS, is showing in cinemas nationwide this September 28, 2022 and everyone is excited to see the reel and real-life couple in a romantic journey.
The original K-movie starred Korean film and movie stars So Ji-Sub (Oh My Venus, Doctor Lawyer) and Han Hyo-Joo (Dong Yi, W). The movie have several adaptations from different countries like Turkey, India and last 2020 in Japan. Always is a romantic drama movie about two people with different outlooks in life, both damaged by the cruelties of the world - one physically and the other emotionally.
One faithful night brings them together as Anna (Kim Chiu), a blind woman, goes to her frequent parking booth to hang out with her pal Tang, only to find out that it now has a new attendant, a former boxer and a mysterious, sad looking man named Lino. Despite Lino’s dismissive attitude, Anna stays and even goes back nights after to hang out at Lino’s parking booth. Through shared snacks and Anna’s warm presence, Lino’s walls begin to fall, and starts to open up and be at ease with Anna, a feeling he hasn’t felt in a long time.
As each day passes, Lino becomes more protective and caring for Anna, both start to feel something more for each other, and their blossoming romance starts to flourish. But Lino’s dark past and personal struggles caught up with him, this becomes a hindrance to their relationship leaving Anna puzzled and confused.
Will they ever meet again and become each other’s ALWAYS?
Kim and Xian expressed their excitement about working on this reunion project, Xian shared a post on his Instagram account with the caption, “I missed you [Kim Chiu]. After 8 years, we’re back on the big screen.” Kim also posted on her account and captioned it, “Finally. Missed sharing the screen with you [Xian Lim].”
Though we still get kilig over their sweet posts on social media now and then, it has been a while since the couple worked on a project together. But now, the long wait is over as Kim and Xian are ready to share a one-of-a-kind story that is all-loving, all-giving, and worth staying for.
Always is adapted into screenplay by award-winning writer, Mel Mendoza- Del Rosario, directed by seasoned director, Dado C. Lumibao.
Produced by Viva Films, see, hear, and love in all ways, Always, in cinemas nationwide this September 28, 2022. (PR)
September 22, 2022
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