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Tuesday, May 24, 2011

KDrama: 49 Days

49 Days ended a few days ago but my heart is still heavy with all the crying and angst.

I so love the story and pace, with each episode leaving you on the edge, wanting for the days to move a little faster to watch the next one.

I wanted to write about it every episode but I felt I cannot give justice to the complexity of the story.

There’s the stories between

1. Ji Hyun-Min Ho
2. Ji Hyun-Kang Ah
3. Kang Ah-Min Ho
4. Min Ho-In Jung
5. Ji Hyun-In Jung
6. Ji Hyun-Yi Soo
7. Yi Soo-Yi Kyung
8. Yi Kyung-Ji Hyun

And there’s still about the parents and friends.

It’s a melodrama about life and death.

After watching, one would reflect if you’d

1. Lived your life with purpose
2. Been loved and have truly loved another
3. Believe in fate/ destiny

I cried for everyone on the KDrama, even for the evils Min Ho and In Jung. I hate them but also felt pity.

But I cried the most for the love between Yi Soo and Yi Kyung (even now that I am typing this my eyes are blurry). Their love is so pure but tragic, I soo wanted them to be together but I know they can’t. I love-hate the ending because of that.

I really recommend this drama, I plan to watch it again, I already miss Yi Soo!


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Details
Title: 49일 / 49 Il
Genre: Fantasy, romance
Episodes: 20
Broadcast network: SBS
Broadcast period: 2011-Mar-16 to 2011-May-19
Air time: Wednesday & Thursday 21:55

Synopsis
Shin Ji Hyun was enjoying absolute bliss as she was about to marry her fiancé, Kang Min Ho, but her perfect life is shattered when she gets into a car accident that leaves her in a coma. She is given a second chance at life by a reaper, but it comes with a condition: she has to find three people outside of her family who would cry genuine tears for her. In order to do this, she borrows the body of Yi Kyung, a part-time employee at a convenience store for 49 days.


Cast
Lee Yo Won as Song Yi Kyung
Nam Gyu Ri as Shin Ji Hyun
Jo Hyun Jae as Han Kang
Bae Soo Bin as Kang Min Ho
Jung Il Woo as Scheduler / Song Yi Soo
Seo Ji Hye as Shin In Jung

Details from Drama Wiki

16 comments:

redamethyst said...

super fan din ako nito. san ka nanonood nito?

chrisair said...

this one makes me really cry a river then just dissapoint in the end, but I like it

Ivan Stewart Saldajeno said...

nice tv series

iamreyrusty said...

My classmate who is K-pop fan would love it.

Gil Camporazo said...

As a senior citizen, I could not assure myself that I would be in this fave movie for the youth. Well, for entertainment purposes,I may indulge myself.

simply pochi said...

sounds new to me :) 49 days? I'll search it later. where can I watch this pala?

Ads said...

Not a K-pop fan but I do enjoy watching Korean TV series and movies because of their beautiful Korean actresses. LOL

Sionee - kindlehearts said...

KDrama has been a favorite free talking topic for my Korean students before. I miss them. Thanks for sharing. *my all time favorite- full house* ^__^

sarj said...

hmm,interesting..how is it different from the other stories played in television? :)

joy said...

i do not know this one, but Korean novelas are good, i watched Baker King which made my eyes look like a frog ahaha

Sining Factory said...

I usually have a hard time moving on if the movie that I am watching ends in tragedy. Tsk.

Shirgie Scf said...

Another K Drama. I was curious with the story at the same time intrigued. On my watch list now

ralph said...

hahaha... ung wife ko, kahilig sa korean nobela... i'm sure, di to makakalampas (lol)... Yahweh bless.

Clint Andrew said...

I haven't watched Asian dramas since summer. Will try to watch this if I have time to spare. Thanks for the info.

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Jonathan said...

I'm sorry for butting in seeing that I am not a kdrama fan. But looking at the picture the production seems nice

I will definitely consider it.

Cha said...

This is a tear jerker telenovela renamed "Pure Love" in Channel 2.