Sunday, April 12, 2015
Romantic Korean drama is the most forgiving type there is. Many viewers will swear by their love for a particular actor and especially a main pairing. If that pairing is good, the series will be also, they say. If works like 'Hyde, Jekyll and I' achieve anything, it is to prove that writing does matter. No amount of star power or romantic scenes can carry a work alone. While not without its virtues, this series fails in its basics.
Goo Seo-jin (Hyeon Bin) is a man suffering from Dissociative Identity Disorder who lives with his mind split into two separate personalities. Seo-jin is the director of his family's theme park and is cold and calculating. Robin, his other personality, is a kind and sweet person. Jang Ha-na (Han Ji-min) is the master of a circus featured in the theme park who gets entangled with Seo-jin and Robin as well as a mysterious villain who kidnaps Seo-jin's doctor just as she finds a cure for his condition.
Full Article: [HanCinema's Drama Review] "Hyde, Jekyll and I".