By: Christie Chen
Taipei, Sept. 26 (CNA) “The Way We Were” (16個夏天), a 16-episode series about a love story that spans 16 summers, won the 50th Golden Bell Awards for best television series Saturday in Taipei.
Presented by TVBS Inc., the romance drama series centers on the fate of a girl and a boy from the summer of 1998. The pair met in college and went on to marry different people, but fate keeps bringing them back to each other.
The series was praised for using character modeling, transformation of Taiwan’s landscape and changes in characters’ personalities to show 16 years of changes in the Taiwanese society.
“Thank you judges for your affirmation,” Ruby Lin (林心如), the co-producer and female lead of the TV series, said in her acceptance speech. [FULL STORY]