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Title: The Sword And The Brocade (锦心似玉) Jin Xin Si Yu
Release Date: February 26, 2021
Film Location: Hengdian, Zhaoxing
Summary: The Chinese drama is adapted from Zhi Zhi’s novel “Guide to the Concubine”. Set in the Ming Dynasty, it tells the inspirational love story between Yongping Hou General Xu Ling Yi and his wife Shi Yi Niang, who first marries and then falls in love.
During the Ming Dynasty, Luo Shi Yi Niang was humble but very assertive. She believed that women should not be confined to the inner workings of the home.
She hoped to rely on her exquisite embroidery skills to strive for the free life that she yearned for.
After accidentally marrying Yongping Hou General Xu Ling Yi, she treats everyone around her with an optimistic and positive attitude, relying on her hard work to gain the trust of the Xu family and gain her leadership.
After seeing the various beautiful qualities of Shi Yi Niang, Xu Ling Yi becomes deeply attracted to her. Through many twists and turns, they fall in love after getting married.
With the support of her husband, Shi Yi Niang opens the Xianling Pavilion of the Embroidery Workshop and works hard to pass on the legacy of her embroidery skills.
As for General Xu, in order to maintain the peace of his homeland and improve people’s livelihood, experiences many difficulties.
When the Xu family faces the terrible disaster of ransacking, the two work together to resolve the crisis and successfully protects the Xu family.
Additionally, they finally promote the opening of the sea ban. Since then, maritime trade prospers and the coastal people live and work in peace and contentment.
Both husband and wife fell in love with each other, believed in each other, insisted on what they loved, faced the storms of life together, and created a legendary life.
Cast & Characters:
Zhong Han Liang 钟汉良 as Xu Ling Yi 徐令宜
Decisive, wise and courageous, gentle, and forward-looking. In order to maintain the peace of his homeland and improve people’s livelihood, he experiences many difficulties and opens the sea ban. He accidentally marries the eleventh daughter of the Luo family. After marriage, he slowly falls in love with her.
Tan Song Yun 谭松韵 as Luo Shi Yi Niang 罗十一娘
Daughter of a concubine in the Luo family. She is humble and considerate and believes that a woman should not be limited to the internal household. After marrying Xu Ling Yi, she treats everyone around her with an optimistic and positive attitude, relying on her hard work to gain the trust of the Xu family.
He Hong Shan 何泓姗 as Qiao Lian Fang 乔莲房
Xu Ling Yi’s concubine. She is beautiful, talented, arrogant, cruel, madly obsessed with Xu Ling Yi, and desperate for his love.
Tang Xiao Tian 唐晓天 as Lin Shi Xian 林世显
Start: February 26, 2021
Frequency: 2 episodes every Monday to Wednesday
End: April 13, 2021