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The Legend of Hao Lan (2019)
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The Legend of Hao Lan (2019)
Original name: 皓镧传
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: China
TV show
Story: Towards the end of the Warring States Era, the States of Qin and Zhao are engaged in a lengthy battle. Li Hao Lan, daughter of the Censor-in-chief of Zhao, is forced out of her own home after being set up by her stepmother. Having nothing to her name, she is sold as a slave and purchased by Lu Buwei, who is cleverly able to marry Hao Lan to Ying Yiren, a Qin royal who resides in Zhao as a hostage. However, Hao Lan and Buwei's presence in the Zhao palace ignites a dangerous battle, as they rely on their wits to evade Princess Ya’s devious schemes.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: romance, queen, love, friendship, forbidden love, politics, family relations, male female relationship, unrequited love, sister sister relationship, betrayal, tragic love, kingdom, impossible love, love and romance, friendship between men, father daughter relationship, male female friendship, unfulfilled love, crush, siblings relations, revenge

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Genre: Drama, History, Romance
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TV show
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TV show
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