They say that if it isn’t complicated, then it’s not love. If that’s true then the upcoming drama, The Moon Doesn’t Understand My Heart 山月不知心底事 is full of genuine love. After all, a love triangle that involves siblings is considered as a complication, right?
This new romantic series is based on a novel by Xin Yiwu, the same author of the novels the movies So Young and So Young 2: Never Gone (the latter being one of my faves!) are based on. Uh-oh, I get the feeling that there will be lots of tear-jerking moments already basing from her previous works. The 46-episode drama revolves around two people, Xiang Yuan and Ye Qin Ze, who met as kids and made wonderful memories together. Those memories include Ye Qin Ze making a vow under the moonlight that he and Xiang Yuan will never separate. But the two drift apart when Ye Qin Ze was forced by his father to study in a different city. It stars Victoria Song, Oho Ou, Sun Yi, Danson Tang and Xia Ningjun.
Xiang Yuan (Victoria Song) is a smart and dedicated woman whose life gets entangled with the Ye family since they are the ones funding her education. After she graduates and becomes financially independent, Ye Qin Ze (Oho Ou), whom she secretly loves comes back into her life once more.
Ye Qin Ze is the eldest son of the Ye family. Ye Qin Ze has a girlfriend but due to pressing circumstance in the company, is forced to marry Xiang Yuan. The couple appears to be happily married until a series of misfortune causes them to separate forever. Four years later, Xiang Yuan has successfully moved on and has built the company into one of the best estates in Shanghai when another Ye complicates her life. Her former husband’s younger brother, Ye Yun (Xia Ningjun), makes a confession about how he’s been in love with her for a long time. Can’t the girl just be away from that dysfunctional family?
Hmm, I’m already preparing a box of tissue for this when it airs. To be honest, it’s a bit too much for my taste but I’ll check it out because this might be worth going out of my comfort zone for. Also, I’m curious if our heroine will finally have the happy ending she deserves or if falling in love with another Ye just adds to the pain she’s experienced because of this family.
Release Date: August 20 Jiangsu TV (two episodes daily at 7:30), Youku, Mango TV
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