Tao Mo is a playful guy with a good family background. He buys a county magistrate position in Tanyang, a well-known place for barristers because both of the top barristers, Lin Zheng Yong and Yi Chui live there. Tao Mo is illiterate and uneducated, but he is truly repentant and hopes to become a dedicated magistrate for the sake of his father that already passed away. Not long after he took up the official post, he met Gu She, a student of the top barrister, Yi Chui, and having some feelings with him. Gu She is narcissistic and indulge in self-admiration, however the way of how honest is Tao Mo in judging and handling cases in his own way has caught Gu She's attention towards Tao Mo. It looks like just an ordinary story of how determined is Tao Mo to becomes a good magistrate for his father, but there are many mysteries that lying at behind.
Cast & Credits
SIDE NOTE: Been watching the English Sub, YouTube, 1080p, approx 30 minutes per episode, translated by Yzd_International_Fanclub, thanks guys!
ACTING/CAST: This is quite an attractive cast, and they play their parts very well.
MUSIC: Very good throughout the series.
REWATCH VALUE: Yup.
OVERALL: I'm am AMAZED at the production value of this! The set design and costume design are A+. It's a gorgeous production. I can't wait to watch more!
Not for the culturally feint hearted, the complex plot and obscure cultural touchstones make this wonderful little film a genuine effort as I have previously stated, but if you have the time and a willing heart, you won't be disappointed.