重返20歲 (20 Once Again) (Blu-ray release 2015-3-19) is a Chinese remake of the Korean movie Miss Granny (2014).  Causing too much pressure in the family, a foul-mouthed grandmother is being sent to a nursing home.  She comes across a photo studio that did not exist before, has her photo taken, then miraculously she becomes 20 years old in appearance.  She has a second chance to enjoy youth as she didn’t before, joins her grandson’s band and is courted by three guys, including her grandson.

Although little emphasis is placed on the romance, the comedy works surprisingly well.  It is also interesting to look at the young protagonist saying the lines of an old woman.  Although I have not seen the original Korean version, I think the localization here is well done.  The movie is already so good that I don’t have any desire to go find the original and watch it.

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