Smiling Pasta

Wei Xiao Pasta 微笑 Pasta

Cast:

  • Cyndi Wang (Cheng Xiao Shi)
  • Nicholas Teo (He Qun)
  • Joyce Zhao (Rita)
  • Gino (He Rui Zhe)

Year: 2006

Episodes: 17 (70 min)

Opening: “Rainbow’s Smile” 彩虹的微笑 by Cyndi Wang

Ending: “Polar Star Tears” 北极星的眼泪 by Nicholas Teo

Story/Synopsis:

Xiao Shi is a girl who has gone through many short relationships, 17 to be exact, not one lasting more than 3 months hence, she was cursed with a three-month curse. After being dumped by her 17th boyfriend, the world looks grimmer than ever. At that time, a famous idol, He Qun runs past, bumps into Xiao Shi, and they end up “kissing” on the street. Paparazzi swarmed by and to avoid a bad reputation, He Qun’s manager declared Xiao Shi as He Qun’s girlfriend of one year and fiancée. Thus, a love contract was made. This story is about how the couple learns to like each other after having disagreements in the beginning, as well as fighting the injustices the media throw at them. Will Xiao Shi finally break her 3 months curse?

Essbee’s Opinion:

78%

The story is really special. It’s the story between a super star and a “normal” girl who has been cursed. Of course, they got together by a misunderstanding, and they’ll start liking each other more and more. I liked this drama since it was enjoyable. There are some similarities with the Korean drama, Full house: their relationship, their love contract, media’s influence, family’s importance.

Cyndi Wang is really pretty, and she’s a good singer, but I was really surprised by her voice. It’s some kind of a high-pitched sound, but… it’s hard to describe. I needed some time to get used to it. Then, Nicholas Teo is also a singer, a magnificent one. Both haven’t been acting a lot, so I think that they were pretty good for new actors. However, I really loved the supporting cast: Gino and Joyce Zhao. Gino is absolutely handsome and I love him so much! He always plays different kind of character and he always amazes us. Joyce Zhao is a pretty girl and we just hated her enough in the drama.

The songs in this drama are really nice. Some are happy-happy and others are fulfilled with deep feelings. This drama is much more funny than serious. It’s pretty nice.

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