Sunday, May 18, 2014
Drama seasons love their themes. We recently went through a suspense and thriller phase, with 'Three Days', 'God's Gift - 14 Days' and the still running 'Gabdong - Memories of Murder'. This time, growth stories and flawed leads seems to be in. 'A New Leaf', 'Triangle - Drama' and 'You're Surrounded' do not have much in common, but extremely flawed main characters and the concept of betterment are present in all three.
While originally presented as a purer comedy, 'You're Surrounded' brought in the melodramatic element in the very first episode, making it clear what we have here is a mixed genre. We have a revenge story, comedy and crime, but all of those seem to be built around the same core. That of a growth story.
Full Article: [HanCinema's Drama First Look] "You're Surrounded".