Love & Life & Lie

Love & Life & Lie (2017)

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Liu Xin Tong is an optimistic girl who has lived in a poor family household. Her life was pretty ordinary until an accident occurred that forced her and her mother into the house of Ji Bai Jun, a wealthy businessman. She met the spoiled, arrogant Ji Zhi Zhen, gentle and handsome Ji Zhen Yu, and the man she is fated to love, Li Yao Nan. As she continues down the path, she read moreis met with multiple obstacles that she must overcome to ultimately keep her lover and friends, in addition to finding out the real truth about her birth.

  • Native title:

    遇见爱情的利先生
  • Also Known as:

    Bo Li Xie; Glass Slipper; 玻璃鞋; The Mr. Li who finds love; 美丽一生; Mei Li Ren Sheng; Love and Life and Lie; Meeting Mr. Li Who Is My Love Interest

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Ngan
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Apr 27, 2017
  • Overall 5.5
  • Story 6.0
  • Acting/Cast 8.0
  • Music 8.5
  • Rewatch Value 2.5
I really liked the story at the beginning, showing the determination that the two leads would do anything for each other, but then I kind of drop the drama because the same things kept repeating again again and again? it kind of tiring
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Mssankacoffee
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23 hours ago
  • Overall 7.0
  • Story 5.0
  • Acting/Cast 9.0
  • Music 5.0
  • Rewatch Value 1.0
REVIEW OF ‘LOVE AND LIFE AND LIE’

What was my experience of this drama? Incredible!!! Yes! Incredibly ridiculous, annoying and unbelievable! So many incidents occurred where I thought..."for real?" "seriously?" "you got to be kidding!" and "HELL NO!”

This drama had the makings of a really good watch. The cast was gorgeous, the acting was really good and the chemistry between the two leads was the best I have seen in a read more while. The leads were adorable, and you really believed their love story.

BUT….even with all that going for it this drama could not be saved. The writer seemed like a teenager going through anx and the producers must have been desperate to even produce such rubbish. Yes I am being vitriolic because I am so disappointed that the potential was not realized.

This drama is ‘cliche heaven’ because every cliche in drama land that was created and died came here. The Queen of 'Noble Idiots' was the leading female character, and though I loved her to bits I could not stand her overly kind, self-sacrificing and forgiving nature, especially given that she really wasn’t a push over, she was just too nice.

The balance between obstacles and triumphs which the lead couple go through was way out of balance in the negative therefore you got tired of seeing them go through problem after problem with no decent solution.

Too farcical and nonsensical.

This drama started dragging early and you knew this when you saw the same mess repeating itself early on probably around episode 10. I kept thinking how many times can you play the same trick on the same people and they still not catch on they are being used and abused and used and abused again!!!!

The chickens started coming home to roost around episode 37, however even that was a disappointment because those chickens came home but the eggs never cracked until the final episode 41!!! Any revelations was only partial and just a tease so it dragged to the final episode!! I could not believe it! So here is my advice…..DON’T WASTE YOUR TIME AND ENERGY ON THIS DRAMA or else you will be knocked out by twin brothers FRUSTRATION AND VEXATION. As you can see I still have not blown off enough steam from my anger and frustration as I am writing this review to help this cause.

How come I kept watching and how did I make it through to the end? Through sheer disbelief that I was watching such stupidness and pride would not allow me to accept that the drama was not going to improve. WHY? Because while the storyline was like a used up hag, with some creativity and a bit of ingenuity they could have pulled it off, after all it had a great cast, so I was hopeful.

Any way ALL IS WELL because its well ENDED! OVER AND DONE! HALLELUJAH!! Not to be repeated this watch BUT I will watch the lead couple again in anything. They were particularly adoring and endearing to me in this drama, so if you like good chemistry, beautiful cast and can sit through the rubbish story and plot then you can enjoy this.

So in summary my ratings are: Story 5, Acting 9, Music 5, Re-watch 0. My overall rating is 6 but I am giving an extra point to the actors so an overall 7.
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    Jen 1 day ago

    Zi Zhen's father looks familiar, where have I seen him before?

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    Mssankacoffee 2 days ago - edited

    This drama was an agony to watch for many different reasons: excessive use of cliches, too many obstacles for the endearing main couple, too many frustrating situations that could have been easily resolved...etc. etc. I wanted to quit so many times but only because I really really liked the main couple I struggled on, and still struggling at episode 32...8 more crappy episodes to go!

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    Lala May 16, 2017

    Well, it has a good start, but then after some episodes it becomes boring, nothing new actually happen and some kind of things are annoying... I didn´t like it

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    MissHoly Apr 29, 2017

    This drama seems to be the adaptation of a TDrama, I think it is Kaew Lorm Petch.

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    couponmama41 Mar 23, 2017 - edited

    I gave up after a couple episodes I couldn't handle the nonsense with this drama

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    Devin-ge Mar 17, 2017
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    Yeahboy Mar 1, 2017 - edited

    So it's like the chinese version of Cinderella?

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    NaijaLuv_88 Feb 14, 2017

    This is the kind of show you watch when your either bored or have no other show to watch and even then turn your brain completely off. I am still watching it because the leads are so adorably cute and as someone mentioned the leads acting is impeccable. So if u don't mind the cliches, the cute leads, and having to turn off your brain while watching you will love this drama.

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    Phuong Vuong Feb 14, 2017

    so draggy the main charater is so stupid and the fake mom pissed me off so much i hated this drama so much

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    Misunderst0_od Jan 31, 2017

    Starts out cute, but turns into lakorn level makjang.

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    desertbanshee Jan 30, 2017 - edited

    Started it on a whim, it's a big roller coaster, I don't think there's a single drama cliche they missed; wait, I haven't seen the drunk piggy-back ride, so they did miss one.

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    This is such a makjang drama... yet somehow I don't care. I've found that I can't stand makjang Korean dramas but I'm totally okay with makjang Chinese/Taiwanese dramas XDD I don't get it, but I like this drama... it's basically a guilty pleasure. It's trash, and everyone can admit that, but its still fun to watch at the same time. If you're weird like me and enjoy trashy Chinese/Taiwanese dramas or just weird nonsensical dramas, I recommend. If you can't stand any sort of makjang or dramas filled to the brim with cliches, then stay very very very far away.

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    lina Jan 23, 2017 - edited

    its makjang drama. not not recommended

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    Yam Gabai Jan 22, 2017 - edited

    Which episode the truth is revealed?

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      Suet Lee Jan 25, 2017 - edited
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    Ayuuie Jan 19, 2017 - edited
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Details

  • Country:

    China
  • Type:

    Drama
  • Episodes:

    41
  • Aired:

    Jan 4, 2017 to Jan 26, 2017
  • Aired On:

    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
  • Network:

    ZJTV
  • Duration:

    45 min.

Statistics

  • Score:

    6.6 (scored by 158 users)
  • Ranked:

    #9224
  • Popularity:

    #233

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