Haeundae Lovers (2012) 海云台恋人
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Enjoyment: 9/10 Pace: 9/10 No. of times I watched it: 2
starring Kim Kang Woo as Lee Tae Sung and Jo Yeo Jung as Go So Ra.
Plot: “Haeundae Lovers” is a romantic comedy happening in Haeundae (Busan) that tells the story of Lee Tae Sung (Kim Kang Woo) who meets and falls in love with Go So Ra (Jo Yeo Jung), who is the daughter of a gangster. While Tae Sung was following a drug trafficker, the drug trafficker was knocked down by So Ra’s van. Due to a misunderstanding, Tae Sung thinks that So Ra is helping the drug trafficker escape. Tae Sung thus goes undercover at her house using a product name as his name and body builder as his occupation. On another occasion, he fights with the drug trafficker and ends up losing his memory. As he has nowhere to go, kind-hearted So Ra allows him to stay at their house and he is unexpectedly forced to be her fake husband. Tae Sung starts to change and is able lead a happy life.
Zoom into characters: Tae Sung is a prosecutor who catches criminals with such determination that he does not care about his subordinates’ health or his own safety. Even when he is getting married on that day, he is still chasing a criminal like doing a marathon. His hands are so filled with callus that no fingerprints can be found. He was adopted when he was young and became a workaholic to make his adoptive father proud. Yeo Jung’s father is a gangster and had a few followers whom Yeo Jung treats as her uncles. Their hotel is being snatched from them and her father unfortunately became someone with a mentality of a young child. Her uncles and her work hard to catch fishes to pay off their debt and hope that they can get back their hotel in the future.
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