Sunday, August 21, 2011

River of Wine Background INFO (Articles)


Chinese Title: 九江十二坊
English Title: River of Wine
Genre: Costume Drama
Producer: Wong Wai Sing (The Academy Trilogy, Square Pegs, A Life Made Simple)
Episodes: 25
Theme Song: Tai Chi


Nancy Sit
Bowie Lam
Sunny Chan
Linda Chung
Pierre Ngo
Elena Kong
Sire Ma
Cilla Lok
Casper Chan
Jazz Lam
Evergreen Mak
Sharon Chan (guest star)
Mandy Wong (guest star)

The story takes place in the Qing Dynasty, revolving around the Sung and Leung Family.. KWAN WAI LAN (Nancy Sit) is the owner of a small business with LEUNG JING YIU as her eldest son (Bowie Lam), LEUNG JING HONG her second son (Sunny Chan), third daughter LEUNG SAU MAN (Casper Chan) and youngest daughter LEUNG SAU YIN (Cilla Kung). YIU originally was a worker at the Jiujiang brewery but due to a natural disaster, rewrote the lives of the Leung and Sung family.

Sung family’s daughter, SUNG CHI CHING (Linda Chung), the third mistress DING KA BIK (Elena Kong) and eldest son SUNG CHI CHUN (Pierre Ngo) were seperated. The Sung family decided to adopt YIU as their son and looked after the business. HONG thought YIU became the Sung family’s son for the sake of wealth.

Just when business for the Jiujiang wine brewery were going well, Sung family’s long lost son returns and wants to claim back ownership of the business. This results in a major feud between the Leung and the Sungs.

Finally, when YIU tied the marriage between CHING and HONG, he was ready to return ownership back to the Sungs. Sadly, his best friend TSANG YUK FONG (Sire Ma)’s father (Lau Kong) causes downfall to the family. The Sung family business is stolen, luckily HONG helps the family rebuild their business. The Sung and Leungs calm their feud.

- Nancy owns a small wine business, has 4 children. Bowie Lam, Sunny Chan, Casper Chan and Cilla Lok
- Pierre and Linda are siblings that were separated after a ship wreck during childhood.
- Bowie and Elena are a pair
- Linda and Sunny are a pair
- Pierre is paired with Sire
- Sharon Chan plays young version of Suet Nei
- Mandy Wong plays young version of Nancy Sit
- Linda has a short leg syndrome

Synopsis (Translation by: JingMui)

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