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Should TV dramas be historically accurate?

( Updated: 2015-01-07 08:15

Sofia07 (US)

It's a drama, not a documentary. Dramas are meant to entertain, not necessarily educated, so I don't think they need to be historically accurate.

Should TV dramas be historically accurate?

A scene from The Legend of Zhen Huan, a Chinese TV drama, which depicts the power struggle between the concubines of an emperor. Aisin Gioro Puyang, a descendant of the Imperial Aisin Gioro clan that ruled during China's Qing Dynasty (1644-1912), criticized the TV drama saying that the public is attracted to this grotesque distortion, with many fans ignoring the real history.

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