A Beautiful Daughter-in-Law Era (媳妇的美好时代) is a Chinese emotional drama which talks about an ordinary family life in urban areas in China. The story involves two households connected by marriage and explores the contemporary urban family relationship, and the new concept of marriage among the young generation born in 1980s. It is necessary to learn that due to the high housing price and fact of overcrowded urban areas in China, living together with parents after marriage becomes a common problem for many young couples, thus the story is quite real life style in China reflecting people’s true feeling sensed in every day life. Let’s share some classic quotes found in this classic Chinese TV drama:
Even 8 women can only come up with one drama, not two (Mao Doudou replied when her parents explained to her how complex her new boyfriend’s family could be).
Art is about being bareheaded in winter, wearing a hat in summer.
At that time I have no other ideas, I felt that for this life I will be his woman. Every day I stayed with him, thinking about marrying him and have children, and live in a yard when we grow old. And we can be buried together after death.