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Jump Ashin! (2011) (Blu-ray) (English Subtitled) (Taiwan Version) Blu-ray Region All

Eddie Peng (Actor) | Lawrence Ko (Actor) | Zai Zai Lin (Actor) | Pan Lili (Actor)
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In 2005, Jump! Boys, a simple documentary about a boys' gymnastics team, swept numerous awards and emerged as a surprise box office hit in Taiwan. The coach in the documentary is director Lin Yu Hsien's older brother, Ashin. Six years later, Lin turns his gymnast brother's rough-and-tumble youth into a narrative film, with Eddie Peng taking on the title role of a wayward athlete coming of age in early nineties Taiwan. Eddie Peng, who also starred in Lin's previous Exit No. 6, underwent intense physical training for Jump Ashin!, results that can be seen readily onscreen. His performance garnered him a Best Actor nomination at the 48th Golden Horse Awards. One of Taiwan's highest-grossing films of the year, the inspiring sports drama also co-stars Ke Yu Lun (Au Revoir Taipei), Lin Chen Xi (Taipei Exchanges), and Chen Han Dian (Monga).

Gymnastics has been Ashin's (Eddie Peng) greatest love since childhood, but his mother sees no future in it and forces him to quit. After giving up gymnastics, Ashin spends his days lazing around the family fruit stand and picking fights and chasing girls with his volatile buddy Pickles (Ke Yu Lun). The two are forced to flee their hometown of Yilan when they fall into trouble with the local gang. Ashin strays farther and farther from himself in the big city, but his heart will eventually bring him back to the sport he loves.

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Product Title: Jump Ashin! (2011) (Blu-ray) (English Subtitled) (Taiwan Version) 翻滚吧!阿信 (2011) (Blu-ray) (台灣版) 翻滚吧!阿信 (2011) (Blu-ray) (台湾版) Jump Ashin! (2011) (Blu-ray) (English Subtitled) (Taiwan Version) Jump Ashin! (2011) (Blu-ray) (English Subtitled) (Taiwan Version)
Artist Name(s): Eddie Peng (Actor) | Lawrence Ko (Actor) | Zai Zai Lin (Actor) | Pan Lili (Actor) | Hsia Ching Ting (Actor) | Ho Kit (Actor) | To To (Actor) | Long Shao Hua (Actor) | Lee Kuan Yi (Actor) | Chen Han Dian (Actor) | Cai Yun You (Actor) 彭于晏 (Actor) | 柯宇綸 (Actor) | 林辰唏 (Actor) | 潘麗麗 (Actor) | 夏靖庭 (Actor) | 何傑 (Actor) | 多多 (Actor) | 龍劭華 (Actor) | 李冠毅 (Actor) | 陳 漢典 (Actor) | 蔡 昀佑 (Actor) 彭于晏 (Actor) | 柯宇纶 (Actor) | 林辰唏 (Actor) | 潘丽丽 (Actor) | 夏靖庭 (Actor) | 何杰 (Actor) | 多多 (Actor) | 龙劭华 (Actor) | 李冠毅 (Actor) | 陈 汉典 (Actor) | 蔡 昀佑 (Actor) 彭于晏(エディ・ポン) (Actor) | 柯宇綸(クー・ユールン) (Actor) | Zai Zai Lin (Actor) | 潘麗麗(パン・リーリー) (Actor) | 夏靖庭(シャー・ジンティン) (Actor) | Ho Kit (Actor) | To To (Actor) | Long Shao Hua (Actor) | 李冠毅(リー・グァンイー) (Actor) | Chen Han Dian (Actor) | Cai Yun You (Actor) 펑위옌 (Actor) | Lawrence Ko (Actor) | Zai Zai Lin (Actor) | Pan Lili (Actor) | Hsia Ching Ting (Actor) | Ho Kit (Actor) | To To (Actor) | Long Shao Hua (Actor) | Lee Kuan Yi (Actor) | Chen Han Dian (Actor) | Cai Yun You (Actor)
Director: Lin Yu Hsien 林 育賢 林 育贤 林育賢(リン・ユーシェン) Lin Yu Hsien
Producer: Li Lieh 李烈 李烈 Li Lieh Li Lieh
Blu-ray Region Code: All Region What is it?
Release Date: 2018-03-23
Language: English, Mandarin
Subtitles: English, Traditional Chinese
Country of Origin: Taiwan
Picture Format: [HD] High Definition What is it?
Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
Sound Information: Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS-HD Master Audio
Disc Format(s): 50 GB - Double Layer, Blu-ray
Screen Resolution: 1080p (1920 x 1080 progressive scan)
Duration: 127 (mins)
Publisher: Deltamac (Taiwan) Co. Ltd (TW)
Package Weight: 120 (g)
Shipment Unit: 1 What is it?
YesAsia Catalog No.: 1065192951

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特別收錄:
(1)不一樣的彭于晏
(2)水閘門的挑戰
(3)啤酒瓶的滋味
(4)彭于晏的台語事件簿
(5)老演員的堅持
(6)柯宇綸的慘烈12小時
(7)彭于晏的失敗篇
(8)599電話那頭的女孩
(9)翻滾的意義
(10)翻滾的驚嘆號
(11)翻滾吧!MV
(12)北部花絮
(13)中部花絮
(14)南部花絮

導演:林育賢
演員:【聽說】彭于晏 【殺手歐陽盆栽】林辰唏 【一年之初】柯宇綸

生長在宜蘭小鎮的阿信,家中經營水果行,他是母親寵愛的長子、弟弟崇拜的偶像,年紀小小的他加入學校體操隊,為達國手志願,再艱辛的練習都不以為苦,直到青春叛逆的荷爾蒙茫然了他的志向,阿信放棄從小喜歡的體操,和死黨菜脯混起幫派,街頭打群架時,他倒也能將體操身手學以致用,每每在亂鬥中出奇制勝。兩人無意間招惹到黑道老大之子,染上毒癮的菜脯鑄下大錯,雙雙逃亡到台北,孰知翻身不成,反而痛失摯友,孑然一身的阿信,只剩幼時謹記心底的那句話:「想哭的時候只要倒立,眼淚就不會流出來。」他回到家鄉,重拾對體操率真的熱情與信念,他向自己立下戰書,誓言再奮力一搏…
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Professional Review of "Jump Ashin! (2011) (Blu-ray) (English Subtitled) (Taiwan Version)"

December 8, 2011

This professional review refers to Jump Ashin! (DVD) (English Subtitled) (Taiwan Version)
Ashin loves gymnastics. As a kid, he was quickly hooked and as an adult it’s his number one love. Yes, more than girls, and this is despite looking like Eddie Peng and probably having his pick of women in his rural Taiwan town. However, Ashin's mother (Pan Li-Li) disapproves of gymnastics and asks that Ashin give it up to run the family fruit stand for, well, eternity. Ashin does, but soon becomes a delinquent, hanging with buddy Pickles (Lawrence Ko Yue-Lun) and getting into all sorts of trouble. Pickles becomes a drug addict and the two run afoul of a gang boss’ son (Chen Han-Dian), so Ashin and Pickles flee to Taipei and continue their thug lifestyle. But gymnastics is always there, calling to Ashin like a long-lost love. Eventually, Ashin chooses to return home and back to the pommel horse, but can a loser like Ashin still find it in himself to become a medal-winning gymnast? And hey, isn’t this a totally ridiculous premise?

It sounds like one, but Jump! Ashin is based on a true story so, uh, there has to be truth here. The known facts: director Lin Yu-Hsien is the real Ashin's younger brother, and Lin Yu-Shin did quit gymnastics, run with a gang, see bad things and finally return to the gymnastics floor. However, did the real-life Ashin really witness a murder? Did he really use his gymnastics skills to kick ass in entertaining Jackie Chan-like ways? Did he really receive help from shady characters to return to the gymnastics floor? Jump! Ashin plays with facts to tell its inspirational tale but the parts that are likely manufactured stick out conspicuously. Ashin's tale moves too quickly, from his rural home to the mean streets of Taipei and back, and features too much convenience and too many far-fetched plot devices. Consistency is an issue, as the film jumps from light to dark and back again while still retaining a nostalgic, affectionate and presumably realistic tone. On the surface it may work, but further examination reveals numerous cracks.

Luckily, the film is very well acted. Eddie Peng has the right physicality for Ashin, and he certainly worked to achieve it. The actor honed his body to convincing athletic form, with the added bonus being that his sculpted bod will delight a certain portion of the audience. At the same time, his performance is emotionally grounded, and he's got screen charisma to spare. Peng balances quirky likability with heartthrob appeal, and continues to affirm his potential star status. As his pal Pickles, Lawrence Ko turns in the film's strongest performance, and creates a pathetic and also honorable character with convincing emotion. Other supporting performances are entertaining if not accomplished. Zaizai Lin possesses a fine sincerity as the likely manufactured love interest; she plays a call center operator who supports Ashin anonymously – a character that's narratively likable but also completely unbelievable.

It's these difficult-to-buy parts that mar Jump! Ashin. The film comes with the weight of a "true story," so losing credibility hurts more than if this were a purely fiction film. However, if one looks past the screenwriting shortcuts, odd narrative jumps and obvious commercialism, there is still much to like. The film's inspirational spirit remains strong, and the platitudes and conveniences are easier to swallow when the actors sell them with such conviction and sincerity. Also, the film's early nineties period is entertainingly recreated, and the film's largely rural setting evokes a genial warmth. The script may have narrative problems, but the direction is solid; Lin Yu-Hsien avoids the ham-handed or pretentious when doling out the drama, and even though the dialogue is sometimes on the nose, it's usually uttered at the right time and by the right actors. More discerning or cynical audiences could find Jump! Ashin to be too easy, too pat and too damn nice. But for the majority, Jump! Ashin's earnest and recognizable emotions should easily please.

by Kozo - LoveHKFilm.com

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