六弄咖啡館 (At Cafe 6) (Blu-ray release 2016-11-15) is a romance movie from Taiwan, adapted from a popular internet novel.  Two high school students start to have a romantic relationship, but there are obstacles maintaining the relationship after they go to different universities that are geographically far apart.  They also start to have different values.

People compare this movie to 那些年,我們一起追的女孩 (You Are the Apple of My Eye) (2011) and 我的少女時代 (Our Times) (2015), but this movie is just not at the same level.  Firstly, there is far less comedy here, and the tragic nature does not help.  It’s also not as dramatically rich.  Even without reading the novel, it is easy to foresee early that the inevitable will happen at some point.  I believe there are people who like the emotions conveyed in this movie, but I don’t.  This is just not my type of romance movie.  The only two things I like are the performance by the lead actress from Hong Kong, and the background music of the final scene.

Note: There is an extra scene after the credits.

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