Title: When Easterly Showers Fall on the Sunny West
Cast: Liza Wang, Joe Ma, Charmaine Sheh, Kiki Sheung, Raymond Wong, Selena Li, Edwin Siu
Released: 27th October 2008 (HK)
Filming: March 2008
Producer: Kwan Wing Chung (Wars of In-laws, Survivor’s Law II, When A Dog Loves A Cat)
Scriptwriter: Yip Sai Hong , Choi Shuk Yin
Liza Wang - Chong Fung Yi
Charmaine Sheh - Yip Heung Qing
Joe Ma - Poon Cheuk Hing
Selena Li - Fong Bo Kei
Raymond Wong - Poon Cheuk Wah
Edwin Siu - Kwan Ho Cheung
Sharon Luk - Selena's stepmother
Coming from a very humble background, POON MUK HING (Joe Ma) nevertheless is content with his lot. He works for the POONs of Dongshan as driver. His true identity of the eldest son of the family comes to light when he saves POON CHEUK WAH (Raymond Wong), the young master, in an accident. CHONG FUNG YEE (Liza Wang), the first daughter-in-law in the family, has to admit unwillingly the fact that when she married into the family she was already pregnant. His true identity revealed, HING changes his name to POON CHEUK HING according to the genealogical table of the clan. The mother and son have since been locked in a seesaw struggle.
YIP HEUNG CHING (Charmaine Sheh) came from an influential family in Xiguan. She starts selling congee on a boat for a living with her elder brother after their family has fallen into decline. CHING and WAH used to go out but YEE did all she could to separate them. Later, CHING opens a teahouse with the help and support of HING. Spontaneously, love blossoms between them. Not long afterwards, the Poon family runs into a lot of troubles. YEE and WAH are unable to handle them at all. HING seizes the opportunity to restore the prestige of the family. For the sake of the benefit of POONs, he is prepared to sacrifice his relationships with other family members, his love as well as his friends. By doing so, he also involves himself in a never-ending bloody battle of power.