Telemad: A Quest To Heal, Graceful Friends - Asian dramas that leap between past and present

A still image from Mediacorp drama A Quest To Heal. PHOTO: CARRIEWST/INSTAGRAM
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SINGAPORE - It is refreshing to see a local drama that does not revolve around bickering neighbours, but is instead centred on imperial intrigue set some 500 years ago in the Ming Dynasty.

A Quest To Heal, partly filmed in China's Hengdian film studio, begins in the reign of Emperor Jiajing (1521 to 1567).

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