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Cantonese tutor points out glaring errors in big-budget Chinese dramas in viral TikTok video

  • A video highlighting glaring errors in Chinese dramas with budgets in the millions of dollars posted on Tuesday has gone viral.
  • One Chinese fantasy drama highlighted in the video had a budget of $7 million but made several mistakes such as showing a flying drone despite the drama taking place in ancient times.
  • The video has garnered 1.4 million views and over 188,000 likes since uploading.

A TikTok user posted a video on May 17 revealing unconcealed mistakes that were shown on Chinese dramas with budgets in the millions of dollars. 

The video, posted by Cantonese tutor Dr. Candise Lin (@candiselin86), points out various mistakes that were made in historical fantasy Chinese dramas, from poorly done computer generated imagery (CGI) to modern technology accidentally shown on set.