Monday, October 20, 2008

The Gem of Life

The Gem of Life TVB Anniversary Series 2008

The Hong Family
David Chiang as Hong Ching Yeung
Lee Si Kei as Bak Sau Yau
Maggie Siu as Hong Nga Yin, Sylvia
Gigi Lai as Hong Nga Tung, Constance
Ada Choi as Hong Nga See, Jessica

The Hoh Family
Elliot Yue as Hoh Fung, Martin
Moses Chan as Hoh Jit Nam, Terrence

The Ho Family
Wong Hei as Ho Tai Wo
Bosco Wong as Ho Tai Chuen, William

The Sung Family
Chan Hung Lit as Sung Sai Man, Phillip
Helen Ma as Kwok Yuen Yee
Queenie Chu as Man wai, Mandy
Queena Chan as Ying
Linda Chung as Sung Chi Ling, Elise

The Ko Family
Bowie Lam as Ko Cheung Sing, Calvin

Other Cast
Eddie Kwan as Chan Kai Fatt, Derek
Kenny Wong as Yau Yat Tung, Sunny
Florence Kwok
Rebecca Chan
Lau Dan

Total Episodes: 82 episodes
Aired Dates: October 20, 2008 to Febuary 8, 2009
Time Slot: Mondays to Fridays, 9.30pm
Channel: Astro Channel 921

Bak Siu Yau is a mother of 3 beautiful daughters, and they are just as perfect as diamonds to her. It is her dream to see her daughters married to wealthy husbands. She guided them since young to marry into the richest families when they are of age.

Siu Yau's eldest daughter, Sylvia's outlook on life differs with her mother's. However, when Siu Yau noticed that Sylvia is dating Calvin Ko, she doesn't object as Calvin is well-off. Her second daughter, Constance is a hopeless romantic. She doesn't seem to have the luck when it comes to men. As such, Siu Yau meddle in and aims to set her up with Terrence Hoh. Terrence is the son of one of Hong Kong's most powerful business tycoon, Martin Hoh. Siu Yau's youngest daughter, Jessica is very much aware of Siu Yau's beliefs. After recovering from the divorce of her first marriage, Jessica has her eyes set firmly on Martin.

Siu Yau's dream to see her daughters settle down with wealthy men has been fulfilled. But will money and fame bring them happiness?

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