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Long Series Kdrama Review Heaven’s promise

Doing this by memory since I watched this some time ago. Hope the details are correct.

Heaven’s promise (2016) 天上的約定

Episodes: 102

starring Lee Yoo Ri as Lee Na Yeon / Baek Do Hee, Suh Joon Young as Kang Tae Joon, Park Ha Na as Jang Se Jin, Song Jong Ho as Park Hwi Kyung

It is a revenge story. Na Yeon happily lives with her lover, Tae Joon, in a small apartment. However, things change after he gets a chance to go abroad to study (?) to improve his qualification. After he goes, he ends up dating Se Jin, the daughter of a rich family whose company he will be working for. Se Jin ends up becoming pregnant and Tae Joon chooses Se Jin over Na Yeon without knowing that Na Yeon has given birth to his child while he was away. While fighting with Se Jin’s family over various issues, Na Yeon ends up losing everything and is thrown into a mental hospital. Do Hee who looks exactly like Na Yeon is actually her identical twin that is raised by a rich family as the mother wanted to cover something up. She is a very smart reporter (?) and is good at uncovering things. She likes Hwi Kyung, Se Jin’s young uncle, but their relationship (if i didnt remember wrongly) is quite bumpy even though there is mutual attraction. Do Hee ends up knowing about Na Yeon and wants to save her from the mental hospital but there is a fire and their identity switches as they were wearing each other’s clothes. Do Hee passes away from the fire. Na Yeon becomes Do Hee and plans her revenge as her daughter also passes away in the fight.

Liked Suh Joon Young in To the beautiful you. But when in other dramas that I watched, Suh Joon Young seems to be acting as grey area characters that wont make people feel that he is either good or bad. He is quite indecisive in this drama. Liked Lee Yoo Ri’s acting in this drama. And she seems to be more memorable as evil characters haha. The story of them as children sets a solid background of the 4 main characters. Felt that young Na Yeon is pitiful. After she loses her mother, she ends up in a greater suffering caused by Se Jin and her mother after Se Jin’s father brings her home. Se Jin’s father doesnt know that Na Yeon is his daughter and just takes her in as his ex-lover’s child. Luckily, Na Yeon manages to meet a good family who cares for her but too bad her happiness is destroyed by Se Jin, Se Jin’s family and Tae Joon. It is funny that Se Jin’s mother tries to kill Na Yeon towards the end but doesnt know her daughter is in the car too, ending up harming her own daughter. She even has to beg Na Yeon for organ transplant (am I remembering from the correct drama?).

Liked the acting of the actress that acts as Hwi Kyung’s mother. She is very young, around the age of Se Jin’s mother, but marries Se Jin’s father’s father so she becomes higher in rank than Se Jin’s mother. She is a threat to Se Jin’s mother as she was Se Jin’s mother and Na Yeon’s mother’s good friend and knows their past. Liked how she is elegant. If I didnt remember wrongly, she doesnt expose Se Jin’s mother. After her husband dies, Se Jin’s mother bothers her and tries to snatch what she has. Later on, Hwi Kyung’s mother has dementia and sometimes talk about the past, scaring Se Jin’s mother haha. Liked the relationship between Hwi Kyung and his mother. I feel that Hwi Kyung, his mother and his father make a good happy family unlike the other more messed up families haha.

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