Sunday, March 22, 2015
For all the variety and expansion of genres that the last few years have developed in Korean drama, romantic comedy is one which has suffered due to those changes. What used to be stereotypical, but also simple stories has given way to convoluted plots and dwindling comedy. 'Heart to Heart', however, stands out as an old-school rom-com with a modern approach. Sadly, it is also a reminder that trends usually have their way by the end.
Cha Hong-do (Choi Kang-hee) has a phobia of facing people and suffers from constant blushing. Since losing her grandmother, she has been disguising herself as an old woman to find work. Go I-seok (Cheon Jeong-myeong) is a psychologist who begins to have black-outs during counseling which Hong-do seems able to prevent. The two strike a deal. Hong-do will work for I-seok and in return, he will attempt to cure her so that she can confess to the man she likes.
Full Article: [HanCinema's Drama Review] "Heart to Heart".