Day and Night (web series)
|Day and Night|
|Also known as|
|Directed by||Wang Wei|
|Opening theme||White Night by Yin Shuyi|
|Ending theme||Daytime Don't Know the Darkness of Night by Pan Yueming|
|Country of origin||China|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||32|
|Executive producer(s)||Yuan Yumei|
|Production location(s)||Beijing, Dongguan, Changchun|
|Running time||45 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Phoenix China|
|First shown in||China|
|Original release||August 30 –|
September 15, 2017
Day and Night (Chinese: 白夜追凶) is a 2017 Chinese web series directed by Wang Wei and written by Zhiwen. It stars Pan Yueming, Wang Longzheng, Liang Yuan, Lü Xiaolin and Yin Shuyi. The series tells the story of Guan Hongfeng, the former captain of the Changfeng Criminal Investigation Detachment, who solves many cases to get his brother Guan Hongyu exonerated. It premiered in China via Youku starting August 30, 2017.
Guan Hongfeng, a former police captain suffering from nyctophobia, returns to solving mysteries alongside the hot-tempered Captain Zhou Xun and rookie officer Zhou Shutong. However, he has a hidden agenda, which is to clear his identical twin brother Guan Hongyu's name from the alleged murder of an entire family.
- Pan Yueming as Guan Hongfeng, former captain of the Changfeng Criminal Investigation Detachment.
- Pan Yueming as Guan Hongyu, Guan Hongfeng's twin brother.
- Wang Longzhen as Zhou Xun, captain of the Changfeng Criminal Investigation Detachment.
- Liang Yuan as Zhou Shutong, Liu Changyong's daughter, after graduating from a Police Academy, she becomes a member of the Changfeng Criminal Investigation Detachment.
- Lü Xiaolin as Gao Yanan, legal medical expert in the Changfeng Criminal Investigation Detachment.
- Yin Shuyi as Zhao Qian, Zhou Shutong's schoolmate, a policewoman.
- Yang Kaidi as Liu Yin, hostess of the Yinsu Bar.
- Wu Wenjing as Zhao Xincheng, vice captain of the Seaport Detachment.
- Liu Boxi as Han Bin, an adviser in the Seaport Detachment.
- Hou Xuelong as Xiao Wang, a criminal police in the Changfeng Criminal Investigation Detachment.
- Song Naigang as Liu Changyong, Zhou Shutong's father, vice captain of the Changfeng Criminal Investigation Detachment.
- Yue Xiaoyou as Ye Fangzhou, Zhou Shutong's former boyfriend, he used to be a criminal police officer, he has been dismissed for breach of discipline.
- Sun Jiaolong as Jin Shan, a terrorist who sells arms.
- Wang Zheng as Wang Zhige, a homicidal maniac. He is executed by shooting.
- Cao Ge as Uncle Geng.
- Sun Letian as Ji Jie.
- Sun Meiqi as Xin Yi.
- Xiao Mi as Piao Sen.
- Gao Zigang as Liu Yan.
- Ning Xiaohua as Li Chuan.
- Gao Guo as Dong Qian.
- Huang Wei as Yaoji, a drug trafficker.
- Lu Hao as Guo Peng, a fuerdai and playboy.
- Ma Wei as Ren Di, a bar singer.
Scriptwriter Zhiwen started on the script in 2014 and worked on it for three years. Day and Night took inspiration from Insomnia, a 2002 American psychological thriller film directed by Christopher Nolan. The show's premise also bears resemblance to Nolan's 2006 film The Prestige.
|1.||"White Night (白夜)" (Opening theme)||Yin Shuyi||Yin Shuyi||Yin Shuyi|
|2.||"Daytime Don't Know the Darkness of Night (白天不懂夜的黑)" (Ending theme)||Lin Longxuan||Huang Guilan||Pan Yueming|
Awards and nominations
|2017||8th Macau International Television Festival||Best Web Series||Day and Night||Nominated|||
Day and Night was released on August 30, 2017 in China.
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- 潘粤明深沉造型亮相上海电视节 《白夜追凶》曝片花. People's Daily (in Chinese). June 19, 2017.
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- Patrick Brzeski (November 30, 2017). "Netflix Acquires Chinese Detective Drama Series 'Day and Night'". The Hollywood Reporter.