TV Series: Iron Pear
The TV series “Iron Pear” is a 43-episode revolutionary legendary TV series produced by Dalian Tiange Media Co., Ltd. It is directed and written by famous director Guo Jingyu and stars Chen Shu, Wei Zi, Zhang Shaohua and Yang Zhigang.
It made its debut on November , 2010 in Beijing, Dongfang, Tianjin and Sichuan Satellite TV and was broadcast simultaneously on Sohu Video Network.
“Iron Pear Flower” is about a daughter born at the tomb thief’s house, during the turbulent years spanning from warlords to the war of resistance against Japan, She has relationships entangled in love and hatred with several men, and the audience sees her journey from being a daughter of an ordinary person, to the protagonist who was forced to marry the Kuomintang or National Party general.
“Iron Pear” is adapted from the novel of the same name by author Yan Geling, In the TV series “Iron Pear”, not only are legendary women portrayed in Yan Geling’s original works, but the story also include mystery and the resentment between Feng Er, Zhao Yuangeng and Liu Tianci. Coupled with the plot and the superb acting skills of Chen Shu, Wei Zi and others, it is not surprising that “Iron Pear” is so sought after.
Some viewers posted on the Internet that “Iron Pear” is the best TV series seen in recent years. On the first day of the broadcast, “Iron Pear” reached a rating of 5.32 in Beijing. It has also set the record for the highest ratings in the second half of 2010.
“Iron Pear” resonates with the audience and legendary women became hot topics for discussion
The TV series “Iron Pear” inherits Yan Geling’s consistent delicate perspective of women, and has shaped the image of Feng Er, a tough, persistent, intelligent, and well-known old society legendary woman. The role of “Feng Er” resonated with many audiences. When she encounters difficulties, she dares to take responsibility, loves and hates, and has no regrets. She does not flee when facing challenges, but braves them and fights against fate with the perseverance that ordinary people could not reach. Some viewers posted on the Internet that the strong and indomitable spirit of “Feng Er” gave them great encouragement.
Director Guo Jingyu believes that Feng Er cannot be simply called a “strong woman”, but also a “heroine”- a woman who can accomplished things ordinary women can’t, The character of Feng Er has been loved and sought after by so many audiences.
On January 2011, “Iron Pear” was announced as the audience ’s favorite TV drama and in 2010 in Jiangsu TV, Chen Shu with his perfect performance in “Iron Pear” won the “Most Powerful Actor of the Year”.
In addition, “Iron Pear” also won the BTV Gold Award in the 2011 and the highest click-through TV series during 17th Shanghai TV Festival as voted by the audience.