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During the difficult period from 1937 to 1945, two generations of three intellectual families in Peiping make choices and sacrifices in the face of great turmoil and changes of the times.

Some people choose to protect Chinese culture and continue the cultural bloodline. There are both idealists and realistic activists. They try their best to save the nation and survive, and actively search for a way out for the country, and finally head towards the light.

Series Cast

  1. Zhang Ruonan as Meng Hai Tang

    Zhang Ruonan

    Meng Hai Tang

    40 Episodes

  2. Hu Yitian as Zhang Qi

    Hu Yitian

    Zhang Qi

    40 Episodes

  3. Wang Jinsong as Ling Wen Yue

    Wang Jinsong

    Ling Wen Yue

    40 Episodes

  4. He Zhang as Zeng Nian Qiao

    He Zhang

    Zeng Nian Qiao

    40 Episodes

  5. Zhang Xilin as Meng Wu Ran

    Zhang Xilin

    Meng Wu Ran

    40 Episodes

  6. Liu Jiatong as Long Zhen Zhu / Bai Zhen Zhu

    Liu Jiatong

    Long Zhen Zhu / Bai Zhen Zhu

    40 Episodes

  7. Li Mincheng as Ding Huan Sheng

    Li Mincheng

    Ding Huan Sheng

    40 Episodes

  8. Li Ma as Li Xin Ye

    Li Ma

    Li Xin Ye

    40 Episodes

  9. Wang Siyi as Gao Ai Ju

    Wang Siyi

    Gao Ai Ju

    40 Episodes

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Current Season

Season 1 - Defying the Storm

Season 1

2022 | 40 Episodes

Season 1 of Defying the Storm premiered on May 19, 2022.

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Defying the Storm
Defying the Storm


Original Name 凭栏一片风云起

Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language Chinese


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