The Love of Hypnosis (Chinese: 南烟斋笔录; pinyin: Nán Yānzhāi Bǐlù; literally: ‘Southern Mist House Records’) is a 2019 Chinese television series based on the eponymous manhua Nan Yanzhai Bilu (南烟斋笔录) by Ke Xiaosha and Zuo Xiaoling. It stars Liu Yifei and Jing Boran.[3]


  • 1 Synopsis
  • 2 Cast
    • 2.1 Main
    • 2.2 Supporting
  • 3 Production
  • 4 References
  • 5 External links


It begins when a white-collar worker discovers old records in her childhood home which takes the story to the end of Qing and the beginning of the Republican era. The female protagonist is a woman with a unique ability and a special mission. She can help men and women through their emotional problems and leave them with no regrets regardless of the outcome. Yet her own experience with love is not without troubles of its own.





The series is jointly directed by four directors – Liu Haibo (Chinese Style Relationship), Zhang Silin (Precious Youth), Yip Chiu-yee (Looking Back in Anger) and Wu Jiuxi (Sunny Piggy).[10][11] Wu Jiuxi, a frequent collaborater of Tsui Hark, is also the screenwriter of the series.[12]

Principal production began on November 28, 2017 at Hengdian World Studios and wrapped up on June 15, 2018.[13]
The main location set, “Nanyan Studio” measures up to 12000 square meters (with 3500 square meters of floor area) and took three months to built from scratch. Wang Gang (Ordinary World) acts as the art director for the series.[14] It was reported that the sets will be kept intact at Hengdian Studio even after filming for the series has completed.[15] The costumes for the series is designed by William Chang.[16]

The series marks Liu Yifei’s comeback to the small screen after 12 years.[4]


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  • ^ 《南烟斋笔录》刘亦菲井柏然共绘彼岸花开. Sina (in Chinese). April 11, 2018.
  • ^ 《南烟斋笔录》主演神秘揭面 刘亦菲井柏然出演. ifeng (in Chinese). December 19, 2017.
  • ^ a b 色香味俱全!刘亦菲担纲《南烟斋笔录》演绎奇女子. Sina (in Chinese). December 19, 2017.
  • ^ 《南烟斋笔录》井柏然造型多变演绎民国范儿. Xinhua News Agency (in Chinese). February 19, 2018.
  • ^ 赵立新《南烟斋笔录》魏爷沉浸魔幻现实主义爱情. Netease (in Chinese). April 11, 2018.
  • ^ a b c d 赵立新魏大勋刘敏涛金浩张含韵加盟《南烟斋笔录》. People’s Daily (in Chinese). April 3, 2018.
  • ^ 宣璐《南烟斋笔录》杀青 深情演绎民国闺秀. Netease (in Chinese). May 11, 2018.
  • ^ a b c d e f g h i 《南烟斋笔录》再曝角色造型 容颜百态初露精巧故事格局. Qianlong (in Chinese). June 12, 2018.
  • ^ 《南烟斋笔录》盛大发布 导演刘海波分享拍摄趣事. Netease (in Chinese). April 13, 2018.
  • ^ 《南烟斋笔录》四名导联手 打造漫改东方浪漫玄奇. ifeng (in Chinese). January 9, 2018.
  • ^ 徐克御用编剧吴九汐 《南烟斋笔录》打造民国传奇. Netease (in Chinese). October 23, 2017.
  • ^ 《南烟斋笔录》杀青曝花絮 “严肃活泼”颠覆印象. ifeng (in Chinese). June 20, 2018.
  • ^ 《南烟斋笔录》置景曝光 匠心巨制打造民国古典质感. ifeng (in Chinese). April 9, 2018.
  • ^ 《南烟斋笔录》曝内部场景照 如梦如幻展现东方古韵. ifeng (in Chinese). April 4, 2018.
  • ^ 《南烟斋笔录》发海报 刘亦菲井柏然演绎东方古典. ifeng (in Chinese). April 2, 2018.
  • External links[edit]

    • The Love of Hypnosis on Sina Weibo (in Chinese) (registration required)
    • The Love of Hypnosis at the (in Chinese)
    • The Love of Hypnosis at Douban (in Chinese)
    • The Love of Hypnosis Teaser Trailer on YouTube