Double brother trouble

Chinese hit Day & Night revolves around twin brothers who share one identity

The noirish Chinese police procedural Day & Night shrewdly lets you in on a whopping secret in the first episode.

Former police captain Guan Hongfeng (Pan Yueming) has returned to work as a crime consultant to his old teammates, even as his twin brother, prime murder suspect Hongyu (Pan), remains on the loose. Guan's colleagues, for various reasons, are spying on him, tapping his phone and hoping he will lead them to his twin, in addition to helping them catch a serial killer.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 29, 2018, with the headline 'Double brother trouble'. Print Edition | Subscribe