The Confidant


Section:TVB Series

Genre:Drama, Period

Number of Episodes:33


Language: Chinese (Cantonese)

Chinese Title: 大太監

Average Rating:       (out of 2 ratings)


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The Confidant

Reviewed by: juphelia February 14, 2013

Rating: 4.5 out of 5

Of all the palace shows I have watched, this is the first one that feature eunuchs prominently. The main characters are a group of 5 eunuchs – Li Lianying (Wayne Lai), An Dehai (Raymond Cho), Peng Sam Shun (Power Chan), Yiu Sheung Hei (Raymond Wong), and Ling Tin Sau (Edwin Siu). Li Lianying was the famous eunuch in history (a real person), who was Empress Dowager Cixi’s chief eunuch, and the one doing all the “dirty” work for her. An Dehai...

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The Confidant

Reviewed by: miriamfanz December 20, 2012

Rating: 4.5 out of 5

WARNING! Before proceeding, please check your history books at the door. Thank you. Love, TVB. (There should really be some kind of disclaimer like that before airing any TVB “historical” dramas.) Plot: Throw away your history books and join TVB on this wonderful behind-the-scenes adventure on how Empress Dowager Cixi and Li Lianying come to rule over China. As a bonus, we add in three(!) amazing love stories. Rest assured there will be no steamy sex scenes that will corrupt the minds...

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11-27-2012 04:40 PM


Wayne Lai and Michelle Yim to win the corresponding Best Actor and Actress awards again?

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