My Best Friend’s Story (流金岁月) officially announced casting in Chen Dao Ming, Dong Zi Jian, Liu Shi Shi, Ni Ni, Tian Yu, Tony Yang and Yang Le. Based on a novel by Yi Shu, the screenplay is written by Qin Wen and directed by Shen Yan (The Rise of Phoenixes).
Synopsis: It follows the story of two best friends Zhu Suo Suo (Ni Ni) and Jiang Nan Sun (Liu Shi Shi) from the 1990s in Shanghai. Zhu Suo Suo and Jiang Nan Sun have different family backgrounds, and contrasting personalities, however, both were equally beautiful and intelligent. In their youths, Suo Suo’s family background suffered, and if it weren’t for Nan Sun’s family standing up and helping her, the two girls wouldn’t have formed such a deep and close friendship.
After she entered society, Zhu Suo Suo’s workplace became full of ups and downs, as she utilizes her wisdom and outstanding conditions to develop her position. Jiang Nan Sun, on the other hand, would continue to pursue an education, begin dating, thus increasing her intelligence. Later on, the Jiang family would fall into distress. Zhu Suo Suo would help Nansun move on from school, by providing her with accommodation and work. Jiang Nan Sun would gradually become a remarkable white-collared lady through her knowledge and hard work.
Zhu Suo Suo’s marriage appeared to be beautiful and serene, however, her husband’s family refuses to acknowledge the wedding and their relationship. With a sudden red light in the newlywed’s lives, Jiang Nan Sun steps in to help take care of the children and cook for the time being, until Zhu Suo Suo is able to gain the courage to move on from this predicament. With the uncertainty of life and the ruthlessness of time, the two experience all the tastes of life, as they support each other and share their hardships. They not only manage to live life in the most colorful manner but through the process, they emerge as mature women, capable of their own golden years. [Credit to maknae Amy for translating the synopsis.]