Name: The Smile Has Left Your Eyes
Writer/director: Song Hye-jin/ Yoo Je-won
Date: Oct 2018
Number of episodes: 16
Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Romance
Based on book/manga?: Based on Japanese drama Sora Kara Furu Ichioku no Hoshi by Eriko Kitagawa
Why did I press play? The reassuring reviews, despite a dark premise it’s an amazing drama.
During which episode was it dropped? During episode eight my interested deteriorated. There are a few spoilers in this section. Proceed with caution!
Cruely, within weeks (or is it even days?) of Seung Ah’s death, her life is ignored by the new couple. How can the weight of her previous relationship with Kang or her death not take a slight toll on Kang’s bliss?
Below are a couple other examples:
- Young’s disturbing manipulation and involvement in murder case. Particularly pertaining to sitting in the convenience store during time of murder.
- The vague bit about the $2000 weaving in and out of the plot.
Who are the main characters? Which actors play them?
Kim Moo Young played by Seo In Guk
Yoo Jin Kang played by Jung So Min
Yoo Jin Gook played by Park Sung Woong
Theme: “It’s complicated”
What it’s good for? Sitting on the edge of your seat with suspense, that is until episode 8, when you sign and shuffle back int your seat.
Interesting Facts: None