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Wait 'Till You're Older (2005)

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Wait Til You're Older concerns a twelve year old boy having a difficult time in his life. The boy has a severely strained relationship with his father, who he suspects might have had something to do with mother's death. The boy has a rich and detailed fantasy life in which he imagines himself as an adult. One day he meets a scientist who provides a secret elixir that grants the boy's wish. The catch is that he grows ten years every day. The grown boy learns important lessons about life during his time as an adult.

Cast

Andy Lau
as Kwong
Karen Mok
as Tsui Man
Felix Wong
as Chan Man
Cherrie In
as Miss Lee
Gordon Lam
as Vice Principal
Feng Xiaogang
as The Drifter
Bingbing Li
as Kwong's Mum
Chapman To
as Policeman
Kristal Tin
as Policewoman
Nicola Cheung
as Miss Wong
So Kwok Ho
as Basketball Team Captain
Tsz Chun Wong
as Basketball Team Member
Yuen Wai Ping
as Basketball Team Member
Chu Ho Yin
as Basketball Team Member
Pak Ching Wu
as Basketball Team Member
Tsang Jo Ken
as Basketball Team Member
Chun Yin Leung
as Basketball Team Member
Wong Wai Lun
as Basketball Team Member
Tang Hung Yan
as Basketball Team Member
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Audience Reviews for Wait 'Till You're Older

I didn't really like this movie. Though the main character has a good arc and he certainly matures a lot from the beginning, I wasn't all that entertained by the movie. It has identity issues and it's way too manipulative. The dramatic aspects of the movie are just terrible. They'll have an actor crying his guts out and then on top of that, they play the sad music score extra loud to make sure that they want you to feel sad. It's just terrible, it's grabbing at straws to manipulate you and it just doesn't work. At least for me. I never had any real connection to any of the characters. It also tries to be way too whimsical and cutesy for my tastes. One good thing about the movie is that it's unlike Hollywood, in that he never finds a quick and convenient way to turn back into a child, so the end is really far more effective than it probably would have been otherwise. And Andy Lau is charming in his role. If it weren't for him, I'd probably have given this a lower rating. It's not a terrible movie, it's just terribly below average

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