Till Death Tear Us Apart

Till Death Tear Us Apart (2017)

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Liu Yu Sheng hails from a rich family. After studying abroad, he returns home to find his asset/inheritance stolen by his other family members. To make a living, he has to work as a teacher at a small school. In this hopeless state, he meets an old friend in Zhou Yao Hua, who harbors a crush on him for the longest time. Thus begins Yu Sheng’s rounds of difficult choices.

  • Native title:

    愉此一生
  • Also Known as:

    In This Case A Pleasant Lifetime Alone;

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KainGuru
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Apr 2, 2017
  • Overall 9.5
  • Story 9.5
  • Acting/Cast 9.5
  • Music 9.0
  • Rewatch Value 9.5
STORY: Besides what's in the description above, I'll add that this is a drama that takes place in China during an "anti-Japanese" war with two factions fighting against one another. There is a lot of covert plots, espionage, secret service, and all that great stuff. This series was really gripping. I was glued for a 15 episode binge.

Total run time: approx 5h 23m. Each episode is around 18-22 minutes long but read more have 5 minutes of credits and in some cases another minute of what happened last episode. Take that all out and the run time is a lot shorter. Easy to binge in one setting with the fast-forward button.

ACTING/CAST: Same basic cast that is in Love Is More Than a Word. So it was nice to see them in different parts. They all do a great job. I totally loved Lu Zhou in both dramas and in this one he's a gun-wielding bad-ass. Also, the villian, Gu Han, from The Fairy Fox makes a cameo in one episode; see if you can spot him.

MUSIC: It was great actually. It made this show seem like a sweeping epic.

REWATCH VALUE: Of course! This is a great show with so much intrigue I need to watch it again.

OVERALL: Amazing production value. Shot in full 1080p! The sets and costume design are spectacular. It's a gorgeous production. I wish each episode was longer: credits just chew up so much screen time. For those looking for the BL aspect, there isn't anything overt but maybe something will happen in season 2.
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Melitta
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Apr 22, 2017
  • Overall 9.5
  • Story 10
  • Acting/Cast 9.5
  • Music 4.5
  • Rewatch Value 9.0
I finished watching and I must say.. WOW.
It´s a really good series, you have to watch it. It has action and everything, and i love dramas that are in ancient times. The are good actors, and the plot is just awesome. They have a good friendship but they are both in different groups so it can´t be. But they are together for as long as possible.
I really loved the series read more so you should watch it, it´s a really storyand my fav episode is episode 6, I mean just. wow! I loved that episode so much. the last episode was a little confusing for me (how it ended) but I really hope there will be a sequel so I know what will happen because It´s a really good series.
I recommend that you at least begin watching it and see if it´s to your liking :)
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    Andrea 22 days ago - edited

    Does anyone know where I can find the translated novel?

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      Micah 11 days ago

      By the way, as AnneNoh has said, the novel goes by a different name than the show. It's actually called A Lifetime Love. The producers of the drama named it Till Death Tear Us Apart but that's a different novel. So, I haven't tried searching for it myself yet, but maybe if you were having trouble finding the novel online, it was because you were using the wrong title.

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      Andrea 11 days ago

      Oh, thank you so much :)

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      Micah 8 days ago

      No problem!

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    Darkbloom Jul 13, 2017 - edited

    Does anyone know any other Chinese/Taiwanese dramas set in this time period? (Republican China / civil war)

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    Marei Jun 25, 2017 - edited

    I read the novel and have to say that I really can't see that much of a similarity to the drama.
    While I liked the novel a lot I feel that the drama is really lacking everywhere not only the story was changed a lot but also the character of zhou yao hua who is decribed as a much "colder" and maturer kind of person who only shows little emotions and only in front of Liu yu sheng.
    Not to mention that the love is totally lacking. U know in the novel they do A B and C but here is nothing of that :o
    Well whatever, just enjoy ;)

    P.S: u shouls really try reading the novel !!!

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    Sarai Jun 1, 2017 - edited

    Is this BL? ♥

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      Marei Jun 25, 2017

      Originally yes, but u don't really feel much of it in the drama.

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    keshav May 20, 2017

    will there be a season 2?? I really want to have a season, i loved it so much. I hope there will be a season 2...

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    Luna Mar 27, 2017 - edited

    I hope there's a season 2, i mean, with that kind of ending, I won't be satisfied until one of them confesses

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    ConstanceAmei Mar 25, 2017

    is it just me or are the episodes really short, they are all maybe 25 minutes long and that is with the opening theme and the ending theme with a teaser for the next episode. Is the version on youtube cut?

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    happyvirus Mar 17, 2017 - edited

    I'm on episode 9. Okay, two questions. Is this really BL? I mean, there's little to no romance. And those who watched till episode 15, don't spoil but is the ending indefinite like Addicted's? Cliff hanger-ish or did it end normally with answers?

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    Bonnie Song Mar 14, 2017

    Does this series have a happy ending?

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    Rouzmary Mar 9, 2017

    so China actually allows to air BL dramas bur forbids ones where foreign actors are? Talk about unreal

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    evilblea Mar 3, 2017 - edited

    There's a few episodes (up to ep 4) with eng subs for this which made me start watching it. I really liked it to the point I started watching the eps without subs, so luckily eventhough I'm not fluent, I could understand the Chinese. Haha. It's very light BL but overall it was cute ://))

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      Aza Mar 4, 2017

      hi..where can be find the subs epi? tq

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    ashuri-chan24 Mar 2, 2017

    wait so this is A BL OMG I just thought it was something else...i guess i'll watch it. i think i heard of the title before i might find the book if it's based off of one

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    Adriana Feb 19, 2017

    Has anyone found a place to watch w/ eng subs? ^^ It looks great!

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    Mimo Feb 18, 2017

    someone please tell me where to watch it with eng subs. i will wait patiently

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    ayacherry Feb 16, 2017 - edited

    Is this based on the novel with the same name or is it just a coincidence?

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      Kristana Feb 17, 2017

      yes its the adaption from the novel.

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      ayacherry Feb 17, 2017

      Hm, thanks, read somewhere that it wasn't but the summary/plot was too alike for it not to be an adaption.

Details

  • Country:

    China
  • Type:

    Drama
  • Episodes:

    15
  • Aired:

    Feb 14, 2017 to Feb 15, 2017
  • Network:

    QQLive
  • Duration:

    21 min.

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  • Score:

    7.5 (scored by 93 users)
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