Between Love & Desire

Between Love & Desire
完美叛侶

Between Love & Desire official poster

Also known as
Perfect Traitor

Genre
Modern, Romance, Legal

Created by
Hong Kong Television Broadcasts Limited

Written by
Lam Chung-bong

Starring
Moses Chan
Maggie Shiu
Ben Wong
Rachel Kan
Roxanne Tong
Brian Chu

Theme music composer
Damon Chui

Opening theme
The Last Breakup (最後一次分手) by Jinny Ng

Country of origin
Hong Kong

Original language(s)
Cantonese

No. of episodes
20

Production

Executive producer(s)
Catherine Tsang

Producer(s)
Au Yiu-hing

Location(s)
Hong Kong

Editor(s)
Lam Chung-bong

Camera setup
Multi camera

Running time
45 minutes

Production company(s)
TVB

Release

Original network
Jade

Picture format
1080i (HDTV)

Original release
4 July (2016-07-04) – 29 July 2016 (2016-07-29)

External links

Website

Between Love & Desire

Traditional Chinese
完美叛侶

Simplified Chinese
完美叛侣

Literal meaning
“Perfect Companion”

Transcriptions

Standard Mandarin

Hanyu Pinyin
wán měi pàn lǚ

Yue: Cantonese

Jyutping
jyun4 mei5 bun6 leoi5

Between Love & Desire (Chinese: 完美叛侶; literally “Perfectly Betrayed Companion” while 叛 means betray but homophone to 伴) is a 2016 Hong Kong television romance legal drama produced by Au Yiu-hing for TVB, starring Moses Chan, Maggie Shiu and Ben Wong as the main cast. It premiered on Hong Kong’s TVB Jade and Malaysia’s Astro On Demand on July 4, 2016, airing every Monday to Friday on Hong Kong’s TVB Jade and Malaysia’s Astro On Demand channels during its 8:30-9:30 pm timeslot, concluding July 29, 2016 with a total of 20 episodes.[1]
The drama centers on the plot of how an unbalance work-personal life can change a person and break apart their family life.

Contents

1 Synopsis
2 Cast

2.1 Main cast
2.2 Wong, Ngo & Cheng Law firm
2.3 Ngo family
2.4 Lui family

3 Development and production
4 Viewership ratings
5 Awards & Nominations
6 References
7 External links

Synopsis[edit]
The once mild mannered Hugo Ngo Pak-yin (Moses Chan) is driven to become a lawyer who seeks justice and fairness after witnessing the injustice and prosecution of his father who was falsely framed for a crime he did not commit. However, his quest for perfection in his profession slowly turns him into a power hungry, cold, ruthless and inconsiderate of others, human being. Due to his workaholic behavior, he neglects his marriage a