Land of Wealth

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Land of Wealth
匯通天下
Land of wealth.jpg
Genre Costume Drama
Starring Moses Chan
Steven Ma
Sonija Kwok
Tavia Yeung
Opening theme "滙通天下" by
Eason Chan
Ending theme "川流不息" by
Moses Chan
Country of origin Hong Kong
Original language(s) Cantonese
No. of episodes 32
Production
Running time 45 minutes (approx.)
Broadcast
Original channel TVB
Original run September 11, 2006 – October 21, 2006
External links
Website

Land of Wealth (Traditional Chinese: 匯通天下) is a TVB costume drama series broadcast in September 2006.

Synopsis[edit]

During the Qing dynasty in Beijing, a powerful empress took over the throne.The story focus on four different families. The Chai family, Chai Hok-Yan (Chung King Fai), who was betrayed by other officials and the whole family was sentenced to death. Chai Pak-Chuen (Moses Chan) was the only survivor in the Chai family because a loyal assistant of his switched identities with him. Pak-Cheun changed his name to Fan Chi-Chai and traveled to a different city to start a new life. That's when he met the Kiu family. Kiu Bun-Yip (David Chiang), is a successful business banker, however, he also has enemies, including the Cho family. Bun-Yip invited Pak-Chuen to his bank Ding Fung Shing to learn about banking. At the same time, he met Cheung Shung-Man (Steven Ma), the two of them became best friends.

Pak-Chuen met Ba Ba Ha Yee Ko-Wa (Sonija Kwok), the two of fell in love, but because of a little misunderstanding due to Pak-Chuen refusing to marry Ko-Wa and suggested that their marriage will only burden his career. Ko-Wa married to Bun-Yip instead to make Pak-Chuen jealous. Shung-Man and Bun-Yip's daughter, Kiu Choi (Tavia Yeung) were also in loved, however Shung-Man's family disapprove the marriage. Choi married Pak-Chuen instead because Bun Yip passed the position of Head Master of Ding Fung Shing to Pak-Chuen. His eldest son-in-law, Fong Yun-Tin (Kenny Wong), who is in the position as Second Master of Ding Fung Sing object the idea by saying that the position as Head Master cannot be pass to outsider.

Later on, Pak-Chuen became more and more successful in the business of banking, Bun-Yip asked Pak-Chuen to lead the banking business. At the same time, Pak-Chuen is also seeking revenge for his family, and trying to find who was behind the whole scheme. As the story goes on, the family goes through many hardships and obstacles in life. It's about betrayal, and corruption in business and in the government around a world of good, innocent people. The story also revolves around China's first banks and problems that they had to face.

Cast[edit]

Cast Role Description
Moses Chan Chai Pak-Chuen/Fan Chi-Chai
齊百川/范子齊
Ding Fung Shing Head Master
Cheung Shung-Man's friend.
Kiu Chun's husband.
Steven Ma Cheung Shung-Man
章崇文
Government Official
Chai Pak-Chuen's friend.
Sonija Kwok Ba Ba Ha Yee Ko-Wa
巴巴哈兒高娃
Servant
Fu Yee-Chek's older sister.
Kiu Bun-Yip's household servant.
David Chiang Kiu Bun-Yip
喬本業
Ding Fung Shing Bank Owner
Kiu Chun and Kiu Ching's father.
Tavia Yeung Kiu Chun
喬蓁
Kiu Bun-Yip and Mang Yuet Ngo's daughter.
Chai Pak-Chuen's wife. Died on Episode 32
Chung King Fai Chai Hok-Yan
齊學仁
Government Official
Chai Pak-Chuen's father.
Lui Shan (呂珊) Mang Yuet-Ngoh
孟月娥
Kiu Bun-Yip's wife.
Kiu Chun and Kiu Ching's mother.
Mang Yuet-Seung's younger sister.
Claire Yiu Kiu Ching
喬菁
Fong Yun-Tin's wife.
Kiu Chun's older sister.
Kiu Bun-Yip and Mang Yuet Ngo's daughter.
Kenny Wong (黃德斌) Fong Yun-Tin
方潤田
Ding Fung Shing Second Master
Kiu Ching's husband.
Lau Dan Cho Yue-Tai
曹裕泰
Kiu Bun-Yip's rival.
Rebecca Chan Mang Yuet-Seung
孟月嫦
Cho Yue-Tai's wife.
Mang Yuet-Ngoh's older sister.
Lai Lok-yi Cho King-Yin
曹景賢
Kiu Bun-Yip's nephew and Cho Yue-Tai's son.
Stephen Wong Fu Yee-Chek
虎兒赤
Banking Student
Ba Ba Ha Yee Ko Wa's younger brother.

Viewership ratings[edit]

Week Episode Average Points Peaking Points References
1
September 11–15, 2006 1 — 5
29
30
[1]
2
September 18–22, 2006 6 — 10
27
29
[2]
3
September 25–29, 2006 11 — 15
26
[3]
4
October 2–6, 2006 16 — 20
26
[4]
5
October 9–13, 2006 21 — 25
26
[5]
6
October 16–20, 2006 26 — 30
28
[6]
7
October 21, 2006 31 — 32
29
32
[7]

Awards and nominations[edit]

39th TVB Anniversary Awards (2006)

  • "Best Drama"
  • "Best Actress in a Leading Role" (Sonija Kwok - Ba Ba Ha Yee Ko-Wah)
  • "Best Actress in a Leading Role" (Tavia Yeung - Kiu Choi)
  • "Best Actor in a Supporting Role" (David Chiang - Kiu Bun-Yip)
  • "Best Actor in a Supporting Role" (Lau Dan - Cho Yue-Tai)
  • "Best Actress in a Supporting Role" (Claire Yiu - Kiu Ching)
  • "My Favourite Female Character Role" (Sonija Kwok - Ba Ba Ha Yee Ko-Wah)
  • "My Favourite Female Character Role" (Tavia Yeung - Kiu Choi)

References[edit]

External links[edit]

  • TVB.com Land of Wealth - Official Website (Chinese)