Granting You a Dreamlike Life 许你浮生若梦 is a 42-episode Chinese drama that follows a woman who discovers an old diary and turns the pages to read about a moving romance in the life of Tian Ying. This stars Zhu Yilong, An Yuexi, Eva Chenge Yanqiu, Kevin Kam-Yin Chu, Alen Fang Yilun, Madina, Ben Li Delong and Leon Li Gan.
An Yuexi plays a Chinese-American food critic and senior editor for a food magazine, Lin Jingyun. She grew up in France but comes to Shanghai to taste the local cuisines and rediscover her heritage. She finds an old diary owned by Duan Tian Ying (also played by An Yuexi) and reads about her life in Shanghai in the 1920s.
In the diary, Tian Ying is torn with her feelings for two friends, Luo Fu Sheng (played by Zhu Yilong) and Xu Xingcheng (played by Kevin Kam-Yin Chu). She is beginning to fall for the gentle and sweet Xu Xingcheng but she’s intrigued by the arrogance displayed by Luo Fu Sheng. However, Hong Lan (played by Eva Cheng) is secretly in love with Luo Fu Sheng
Meanwhile, Duan Tianci (played by Alen Fang Yilun) imagines himself engaged to Tian Ying and kidnaps her so he can protect her.
I always love a good love triangle story and this does looks interesting since it seems like it’s grappling with reincarnation as well with Tian Ying being the earlier reincarnation of Lin Jingyun. Although I feel Zhu Yilong lacks the credibility to come off as the arrogant Luo Fu Sheng because he always looks reserved and sad. I think he would have been a better Xu Xingcheng and Kevin Kam-Yin Chu would totally pull off the arrogant Luo Fu Sheng.
Haha! Do you agree?
Release Date: September 7, 2018 Youku
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