24 April 2010

Easy Fortune Happy Life Review

Title: Easy Fortune, Happy Life
Genre: Romance, Comendy
Episodes: 17
Broadcast period: 2009-Jun to 2009-Sep
Cast: Lan Cheng Long, Chen Qiao En, Roy Qiu, Jocelyn Wang and Xiu Jie Kai.

Yan Da Feng (Lan Cheng Long) the granson of the Chairman of the Ba Bao Tang company, he's always been thaught not to rely on anyone and that the only rule in the world, is the surviving of the fittest. His cousin, Yang Yang (Xiu Jie Kai), evnethough living in the same house, was raised differently, and seen as a gay person (because of his line of work, which is designing, insted of being intersted in the Ba Bao Tang bussiness. Da Fengs aunt and uncle, the daughter of the chairman and son-in-law, also the parents of Yang Yang, have been fighting for the 80 billion NT bussniss, but the chairman, being 80 years old simply doesn't die, and it doesnt help that one day, as the chairman gets into and car-accident and the family refuses to have an emergency operation, Xie Fu An (Chen Qiao En) saves him by giving him some chinese medicin. As time passes the chairman finds out that Fu An is the daughter of Chung Xiang, the love of his life and the woman he tricked. Hurt by guilt the chairman decides to make the person who marrys Fu An the heir of the company..

Well, I used an entire weekend, maratoning this one, and gotta say, love it. Eventhough Ive heard the story a gizillion (alot) times before, it didnt ruin it for me. Beginning is funny, and I like the new twist with the marriage and stuff, but still same story; rich crumpy guy and silly naive girl fall in love, but ups!.. can't be together since crumpy guy did some bad things and gotta pay for it..
I had a moment, getting all teary, but that was just because it was waay different than real life, and too sad at the same time. At that point, I had givin it a 5 ☆, but the episodes became too lengthy and way to much "i hate you" and "never wanna see you again".. The actor Lan Cheng Long was surpisenly good, and Chen Qiao En is the usual (its getting boring seeing her doing the same roles over and over and over and over again). Ending was too weak aswell, but all in all, an okay watch.

☆☆☆½ / 3,5 out of 5 stars

♥♥♥ / 3 out of 5 hearts

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