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Title: The Way Love Begins (爱之初) Ai Zhi Chu
Release Date: July 20, 2020
Film Location: Beijing, Los Angeles
Summary: The drama is adapted from Wang Yi Yang’s novel “Foreign Marriage”, which tells the heart-warming story of a Beijing-based girl who pursues love across the world and finally chooses to return to her country to achieve her dreams and find happiness after experiencing hard work and love.
Xie Qiao fell in love at the age of 35 through a blind date, resolutely quit her job for love, and married abroad.
She discovers that her fiancé Qin Huai had hidden things from her. Xie Qiao is put in an awkward position. Unable to let go of Qin Huai and unable to accept the facts, she did not want to return to China out of her own respect and ego.
Tian Er Mai, who opened a restaurant, helps her through the difficulties. In the process, Xie Qiao meets various overseas Chinese and learns about the vastly different situations of Chinese abroad.
Xie Qiao persuades Qin Huai to return to China. She looks for different employment opportunities, and also decides to leave Qin Huai.
After divorcing from Qin Huai, Xie Qiao is pursued by lawyer Xiao Yu Shan and begins a new relationship. Because of Xiao Yu Shan’s ex-wife, Xie Qiao encounters a series of emotional entanglements.
Time and time again, Xie Qiao gains a deeper understanding for her feelings. Looking back, she realizes that someone around her has always been with her, and that is Tian Er Mai. After returning to China, Qin Huai also recovers his confidence and gains a new life.
Cast & Characters:
Yu Fei Hong 俞飞鸿 as Xie Qiao 谢桥
Jiang Wu 姜武 as Tian Er Mai 田二麦
Li Nai Wen 李乃文 as Xiao Yu Shan 萧雨山
Yan Bing Yan 颜丙燕 as Duanmu Ting Ting 端木亭亭
Wang Yi Nan 王一楠 as Tian Xiao Mai 田小麦
Chen Yi Fei 陈亦飞 as Qin Huai 秦淮
Start: July 20, 2020
Frequency: 2 episodes every Sunday to Friday, 1 episode on Saturday
End: August 11, 2020
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