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Director Ang Lee's classic film EAT DRINK MAN WOMAN 19 years later yielded a Tsao Jui-Yuan directed continuation JOYFUL REUNION, which invited Gua Ah Lei to star. This film participated in the 62nd Berlin Film Festival as the closing film of the Culinary Cinema Film and Food segment. Two nights ago director Tsao Jui-Yuan led actors Gua Ah Lei, Lan Cheng-Long and others to Berlin from Taiwan.
For the continuation after 19 years, the only actor who remained was Gua Ah Lei. She in the film played Lan Cheng-Long's mother, an international class dancer. For the continuation, Gua Ah Lei pointed out that she reprised the role due to the internal changes and view of life. In addition she used to have a dream of dance. This time she spent a lot of time on practice and had a lot of fun during the shoot.
Speaking of Feng Fei Fei's passing, Gua Ah Lei who has worked with her was teary eyed. She admitted that she missed her. She said that Feng Fei Fei was a very familiar, nice girl of few words.