Chinese Style Divorce

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Chinese Style Divorce

Details

  • Title: 中国式离婚 / Zhong Guo Shi Li Hun
  • Also known as: Chinese Style Divorce
  • Genre: Human drama
  • Episodes: 23
  • Broadcast year: 2004
  • Theme song: Duo Jiu Duo Shao (多久多少) How Long How Much by Sha Bao Liang

Synopsis

This is an in depth analysis of divorces in contemporary Chinese society through three marriages. The story focuses on three types of betrayals: the heart, the body, the body and heart.

Lin Xiaofeng and Song Jianping have been married for 10 years, and they have a son named Dangdang. Lin feels disappointed that her husband Song, a surgeon, is unable to earn enough money to improve their standard of living. Discontented with ordinary family life, Lin often quarrels with Song. They can hardly afford the expense of a key primary school for their son, so Song decides to resign from his post at a State-run hospital and start a new job in a foreign-funded hospital. Lin willingly quits her job as a primary school teacher to become a full-time housewife.

Though Song finally becomes successful in his career, the couple's relationship deteriorates due to some misunderstandings. The story also shows the problems that face the young, middle-aged and old couples, and reveals the physical and emotional betrayals of husbands and wives, offering insights about the tolerance, trust and responsibilities required for a good and lasting marriage. -- Women of China English Monthly

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Awards

  • 2004 首届电视剧风云盛典 Best Contemporary Drama

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