Drama Recaps
A Star’s Lover: Episode 1
by | December 10, 2008 | 54 Comments

I wasn’t sure how I would feel about SBS’s A Star’s Lover. I approached it hesitantly, because (1) Hype often leads to disappointment, and (2) I know by now that series descriptions don’t really adequately portray the actual product.

So it is with a bit of relief that I say: I liked A Star’s Lover. It has a lot of pluses, such as gorgeous cinematography (particularly in Japan), wonderfully evocative music, and great casting. But what struck me most was its unusual tone — there’s a touch of whimsy to the drama, which is reminiscent of things like Pushing Daisies or Big Fish. The hint of “magical surrealism” is not nearly as overt as in either Daisies or Fish, but it works well to create a feel that’s a bit different. It’s refreshing.

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BACKGROUND & SETUP

First off, I was wary because I have not liked writer Oh Soo-yeon‘s previous work, namely Winter Sonata and Autumn Fairy Tale. This puts me into a minority of kdrama fans, I think, but I could not stand their overwroughtness, their tearjerker Sturm und Drang. If this drama takes a turn for tragedy, I’m out, but my initial impression was that this will not go that way.

The casting is spot-on with Yoo Ji-tae and Choi Ji-woo. I wondered whether this drama would mirror too closely Notting Hill, since you have a bookish man paired with a super-famous star. There’s a touch of Something About Mary built in, too, with the star Mari (Choi) leaving behind her a trail of broken hearts and egos.

But thanks to the very different tone, A Star’s Lover doesn’t really feel that much like those movies. I wouldn’t say this a serious drama, but it’s not a comedy, either. There are light moments, but it’s not a humor-driven series, so I’d call it simply a romance drama.

Choi’s super-star Lee Mari is pretty much what you’d expect her to be — her image is glamorous, polished, and highly managed by her representative, the shrewd CEO Seo Tae-seok. Mari’s management team forms her inner circle, but we’ll get to them more later (they include her manager, her road manager, and her hair and makeup stylist).

In the episode, they have a little fun establishing Mari as Korea’s top actress, who’s taken roles as a woman dressing as a man (a jab at the current trend), a nun, a biker chick gangster, and more. Choi is essentially playing herself, with Mari shaped around Choi’s own image.

Yoo’s Kim Chul-soo, on the other hand, is a serious, almost dour character. He’s a junior literature professor who doesn’t make much money and may be in danger of being fired next semester because he’d clashed with a senior professor.

Chul-soo’s friend Byung-joon (above) is a bit goofy and has a huge crush on Mari. Chul-soo lives (and his younger sister Yuri works) at a restaurant operated by his aunts. The eldest aunt is tough on the outside, while the other two have a penchant for tacky clothing and gossip. They’re all good-natured at heart, though.

Chul-soo once harbored dreams of being a novelist, and is a literary “purist” — he lectures that ghostwriting is eeevil and dishonest and the Lowest Form of Writing, like, EVAH. (Well, it’s more about how it’s fraudulent to take credit for another’s writing.) He pushed his writing dreams aside to go into teaching, which at least made money. It seems that he only gave up writing through a sense of duty, however, as the male head of household and such as. He is loyal and thoughtful, but circumstances of his life have made him withdrawn; while he harbors hopes and dreams like the rest of us, he lives with rather little joy.

 
EPISODE 1 RECAP

We start off establishing a fantasy element right off the bat as Chul-soo narrates his childhood story almost in the form of a fairy tale. A boy and girl play on the beach, serving as faceless metaphors, but we get the hint that perhaps they’ll later be revealed as Chul-soo and Mari.

The story unfolds: A young boy was once abandoned by his father, who left his son his fold-up keyboard as his only parting gift.

The boy’s mother, a cabaret singer, likewise abandoned him, leaving the boy to take care of his baby sister. She had drawn a line in the ground and told him not to cross it, then walked away. The boy dared not disobey and cross the line.

(The whimsical tone aids in scenarios like this — if this were shown as a straightforward flashback, we may have a hard time accepting that the boy didn’t cross the line. But with this fairy-tale-ish atmosphere, somehow it works.)

The boy therefore knew little of love, though he harbored the hope that maybe, if he were really good, his parents would return to him. He immersed himself in books, but his parents never came back.

Next door to the boy lived a little girl, who did know love. Her doting parents raised her in an idyllic childhood, until one day they took a boat ride and were lost in a storm. Thus ended her days of love.

The girl (cameo by Park Bo-young) was sent off to live with her stern aunt, and became the brunt of all the schoolchildren’s jeering. But the day her tormentors realized her beauty, she was treated better. And so, the girl figured out how to receive love again — because “she realized that life becomes easier when you have earned people’s love.”

The girl ran away from home to pursue a new life, and was working in a beauty salon one day when a man saw her with a director’s eye, and recognized her potential.

The girl took her opportunity and ran with it, impressing everyone with her emotional acting, and eventually became… Choi Ji-woo! Er, I mean, Lee Mari.

Now we are in the present day, when Chul-soo is conducting a university literature class (although his female students keep interjecting with personal questions, smitten by his good looks). Asked why he was born with such a common name (Kim Chul-soo is like the American equivalent of “John Smith”), Chul-soo finally answers the question so he can get on with the lesson. But his answer is harsh — two parents who did not love each other were saddled with an accidental child, and called him the plainest name they could think of — and the students react uncomfortably. Chul-soo then eases the mood by pretending this was merely a literary scenario.

Chul-soo receives a romantic advance from an enamored student, but he isn’t fazed. He opens the letter, gets out his red pen, and corrects the girl’s phrasing and grammar.

Is Chul-soo’s emotional coolness a result of parental abandonment, or a failed romance? Perhaps both; he hears that his school registration fees for his doctoral program have been already paid off. Immediately he knows who has meddled, and calls Choi Eun-young (Cha Ye-ryun), his rich, kind ex-girlfriend who is currently studying in Japan.

Eun-young not only paid his fees, she had also given money to Byung-joon in the past (to give to Chul-soo), knowing he wouldn’t take it from her. She knows he’s upset, but it is more important to her that he receive the help than for him to be happy about it. He yells that she has no business doing this, but she tells him in a subdued voice, “It’s nice hearing you angry.” (This suggests that he’s been freezing her out for a long time; she obviously loves him a lot.)

Chul-soo hates being indebted to her, but he also needs the money, so he says he’ll pay her back soon. (Gorgeous music in this scene; reminds me of an epic period romance.)

A flashback shows us how Chul-soo and Eun-young met — he’d been her piano teacher. One day, as she finished playing Chopin’s Nocturne in E-flat (Op. 9, No. 2) — which becomes something of their theme song — she told him she once saw a movie that ended sadly using this music. Ever since, she had wished that one day a man she liked would play this song for her, to erase those memories.

The relationship was doomed to fail, though — at least in Chul-soo’s class-conscious mind — because she was from a rich, privileged family and they were ultimately unsuited for each other. On the day of their breakup, he drew a line in the ground and told her not to cross it, said goodbye, and left.

Chul-soo can’t allow himself to be beholden to Eun-young, and asks around for a side job — ghostwriting. He’s got to be pretty desperate to resort to something he hates so much. He meets the contact, entertainment company CEO Seo Tae-seok.

Tae-seok tells him the book’s commissioner would like him to center the book around Asuka, Japan, and spend a month there to write. When Chul-soo asks to meet his patron, the CEO invites him to a special party that night, where he reveals the client.

When Chul-soo sees that Mari is the person in question, he reacts with a mix of awe and dread. Chul-soo has never been that enamored of celebrities, and doesn’t really care much for Mari, but he doesn’t feel he can write her story, nor does he want to.

In the restroom, he tells himself he will turn down the assignment, disgusted with himself for agreeing in the first place. It is clear that Chul-soo is highly principled — which is both a strength and a flaw, because it’s probably made life difficult for him. On the other hand, it’s kinda all he’s got to hold dear to.

Chul-soo runs into Mari on the landing; she’s watching the party from up above, swigging champagne directly from the bottle. She senses his presence, but perhaps contrary to his expectation, she smiles and holds a finger to her lips — “Shhh!”

This is the moment where Chul-soo is first conflicted about Mari, because she’s cute, playful, and friendly. Whatever he was expecting, this isn’t it.

Mari offers Chul-soo some champagne; taken aback, he declines. When the CEO, Tae-seok, calls her, she heads down to meet him — and pushes the champagne bottle at Chul-soo. Bemused, Chul-soo takes the bottle and goes home a little confused.

I don’t think Chul-soo is automatically charmed by Mari’s beauty or wowed by her star status. In fact, he was probably prejudiced to dislike her for being popular. Now, though, he starts to have an inkling that he may be mistaken, and asks Byung-joon for information on Mari. Byung-joon (and Chul-soo’s aunts) eagerly dish about her personal exploits:

A parade of cameos accompanies Mari’s romantic history. There was that fellow actor she was involved with while shooting a sageuk, whom she dumped immediately afterward (Kim Ji-seok). There was the department store magnate who offered her everything in his store (Shin Hyun-joon), whom she also dumped. And then there was the famous director (Gong Hyung-jin), whom she left just after he proposed.

None of these relationships made it past their first 100 days, and all of them left the men ruined and brokenhearted.

While packing for his trip to Japan, Chul-soo catches a talk show on TV featuring Mari. Her interview is polished, calibrated, and a total façade. (Funny how we know this so clearly in the context of this drama, but are much more easily swayed when watching real celebrities on real television.)

Chul-soo watches with a bit of disgust, I think, seeing Mari for her phoniness and practiced answers. The audience loves it, but Chul-soo isn’t buying it. For instance, the host asks whether it’s true she asks her boyfriends several rhetorical questions before starting a relationship. She says yes; one such question asks which animal one would take to a jungle — a monkey, horse, lion, or sheep? Mari explains that the monkey indicates that a person values money most, while a horse = looks, lion = glory, sheep = love. She, naturally, values love.

Another scenario involves how one would compose a bouquet of 100 roses: red represents wanting to receive love, while white means one’s readiness to give it. Mari would pick a bouquet of 99 white roses and 1 red one. The audience oohs in appreciation, but Chul-soo grimaces because she’s so fake.

The host asks what conditions she requires in a man, and she answers that she only wants her man to stay with her, “as long as he doesn’t just disappear one day.” When asked if someone has ever disappeared on her, however, Mari’s façade cracks ever so briefly — whether she’s remembering her parents or a past lover is unclear.

She collects herself, though, and answers flirtatiously, “Of course not! I’m always the one who disappears first!” But we — and Chul-soo, I think — have seen that there’s something there behind her shell.

Japan. Chul-soo is shown into the lavish mansion by an overexcitable butler who rattles off information in speedy Japanese. This is Mari’s demesne in Asuka. Chul-soo is a little awed, but also a little disgusted with the excess (such as a life-size portrait of Mari hanging in the hallway).

While Mari is at a photo shoot, her stylist and Tae-seok (CEO) talk about Mari’s career. Tae-seok is planning to take Mari to the next step toward more serious recognition, which is why he commissioned the book. Mari doesn’t know about it — she would protest — so he plans to present her with the idea when the book is written.

Meanwhile, Mari is taking a nap, and when she awakens, she tells her stylist that she had “that dream” again — the one of her and the boy on the beach. She thought she’d be able to see his face this time, but she woke up too soon. The stylist says, “Maybe next time,” and I think this dream refers to Mari and Chul-soo as children before they lost their parents.

Mari, who always reads every single piece of fan mail, takes a look at the new stack (not because she’s necessarily generous, but I think it’s her way of feeling loved, given her childhood experiences). This time, one envelope sent from Asuka catches her eye. It contains two photos: one of herself, and one of a field.

Mari is thrown into a flashback, to when a man had taken those photos in a happier time. From her tearful reaction, it’s clear that the relationship had a painful end, from which she has not recovered.

The letter spurs her into action: she disguises herself in a deliveryman’s uniform and leaves unnoticed, and heads to Japan.

Meanwhile, Chul-soo explores Asuka, and it is absolutely gorgeous. Plus! Yoo Ji-tae, frolicking with deer! Oh, the cute.

It’s only now, as Chul-soo tours the city, that he starts to grasp just how big Mari is. He knows she’s famous, but hadn’t really felt the extent of her stardom. The city is plastered with posters of Mari, and he muses, “Lee Mari, you’re a pretty big deal.”

Once in Japan, Mari heads straight to the outdoor field which was shown in the second photograph. I’m betting the scene has been digitally enhanced, and it’s really lovely, with all the saturated colors.

Mari looks at her photos, and cries.

Chul-soo comes home after his day out, and sees a figure sleeping on the couch. Coming closer, he recognizes Mari, and sees the photos next to her. Carefully, he takes a look at the photos; he recognizes the one showing her lover for what it is. He puts the photo back, and starts to creep away, unnoticed.

But at the last moment, he changes his mind, and takes a blanket to cover Mari with. Just as he’s pulling the blanket over her, she opens her eyes.

 
COMMENTS

The story itself is nothing special. I’ll say that right off the bat. It’s been done before, and there’s nothing new about the dynamics, or the setup, or the plot. It’s rich-girl-poor-boy, extrovert-versus-introvert. Famous-versus-ordinary. Opposites attract, et cetera.

What makes the drama what it is, then, is in its execution. For instance, the relationship between Chul-soo and Mari is inevitable, so the important question is not IF they get together, but how. I like how they are drawn as being very similar on some counts, and completely different on others. They suffered similar early tragedies, but a key difference is that Mari knew unconditional parental love, while Chul-soo’s was conditional.

Both suffered emotional damage, but they took completely divergent paths into adulthood. While I wouldn’t say that Chul-soo and Mari are broken people, it’s more like they’re both stunted emotionally because of their formative traumas. They both keep themselves at an emotional distance. Mari covers her pain up and projects a bright front, and runs from her relationships before they get serious (for her). Chul-soo, on the other hand, is avoidant and has closed himself off (hence his cool breakup with Eun-young).

A Star’s Lover is more whimsical than I’d expected, particularly coming from this writer-director pair. But even so, the fantasy element is not an overpowering force. For the most part, the characters live in our world. It’s just that every now and again, it will shift into a surrealistic mode, aided by the music and cinematography. Speaking of which, great job on both counts. Pretty pictures and music don’t make a drama, but they sure do help.

My positive impression of the drama is probably most due to Yoo Ji-tae, who is good here at conveying Chul-soo’s low-key, almost surly, personality. (I am sooooo glad to see him doing dramas.) He has moments of grumpiness, and we can see that if left to his own devices, Chul-soo could very well end up as a crotchety old professor who never smiles or gives anyone a break. Miserable and alone.

I’ve been iffy on Choi Ji-woo in the past, and it doesn’t help that I took a strong disliking to the first drama I saw her in (Winter Sonata). I find her better suited to playing sophisticated characters like her role in Air City (bad drama, but decent character fit), so I think she’s better off here, playing a version of herself, albeit an exaggerated one.

 
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54 Comments from the Beanut Gallery
  1. Maica

    Thanks for recapping this! =)

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  2. Rachael

    Glad to hear that the first Ep so far has it seem interesting. Let’s see if the next one can be just as good!

    Another thanks for the recaps!

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  3. yay

    I am so looking forward to this show, it is sick. I just want to get all my grading NAO so I can watch the show! Stupid finals — I hate you.

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  4. ikanmas

    woah, i am interested in this drama now. it s good that I almost finish my final exam and can start watching this drma.. thanks for the recap

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  5. yayy

    :) Thank you!!

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  6. Ava1

    For some reason I want to know more about the Eun-young character and her storyline. I can’t wait until they start subbing this. So far it looks good. Plus I really like Yoo Ji-tae and Lee Ki-woo. Thanks for the recap :).

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  7. tr

    zhahahhaha now for lee ki woo to come out

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  8. cc

    Thanks for the recap! Can’t wait to watch it :)

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  9. Toya

    Javabeans…. While reading this recap I realized something. You’d make an excellent International Media teacher. Your way of writing reminds me of my English Media teacher from high school and my International Media Club head from college.

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  10. 10 White Star

    Thanks so much for the recap….it makes everything much MUCH clearer for me. I actually agree with a lot of your comments despite that Winter Sonata is probably my favorite all time drama.

    For me, I’m still a bit uncomfortable with Lee Ma Ri….maybe because the fact that there’re still a lot of question and mystery suround the character which make her a bit un-relatable. Maybe because in 80% of her scence, you only see Lee Ma Ri in the eyes of others.

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  11. 11 haezi

    whimsical…perfect description. choi ji woo is made out to be a goddess with a tragic past, her beauty bewitching any who lay eyes on her (at least sans glasses). she’s lovely and convincing as the sophisticated mari, although there are times when she looks a little stiff, too staged. i wonder if the drama will lose it’s glimmer as we get to know the person behind the image. Nottinghill did a great job of making the personal seem more meaningful with the one liner that anna says about men going to bed with a dream and waking up to reality.
    plus, the line about choi being the “meg ryan” of korea during the party scene bothered me since meg ryan, while cute, does not have the same classy appeal as, say, audrey hepburn…i guess it’s a cultural difference since korea loves meg ryan.
    i also liked the story that yoo ji tae’s chulsoo tells about his less than glamorous namesake but i’ll wait until a few more episodes before i say anything about his acting.
    the drama is very pretty and it’s obvious through the humor (especially with the japanese butler) and scenery that they are catering to choi’s japanese fans…which is fine. isn’t it ironic that yoo ji tae speaks english to the butler because he doesn’t understand japanese? it’s so true since many koreans dont speak japanese, yet you’d expect people to be able to speak their neighbor’s language rather than a language spoken on the other side of the globe.

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  12. 12 G

    Yay, thank you for recapping this~
    I got excited to start watching it from your updates, and actually forgot it had started until I saw this recap~

    The screencaps do look beautiful, and I’m pretty sure no one can complain about seeing Yoo Ji Tae anywhere. The cap of the corrected love note was so funny to read!

    Thanks again for recapping this drama, and so quickly too! I have high hopes so far.

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  13. 13 Anni

    javabeans..many thanks for your recap !!

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  14. 14 Luv

    Thank you so much Sarah.
    I enjoyed watching episode 1 and enjoyed reading this entry.
    I’m just glad we’re finally watching the same drama …hehe…

    “The girl took her opportunity and ran with it, impressing everyone with her emotional acting, and eventually became… Choi Ji-woo! Er, I mean, Lee Mari.”

    Hehe…when I saw the dots…I knew you’ll say CJW…lol… :)

    Is it just me that Yoo Ji-tae looks so much better in the drama than his pictures?
    I was trying to take some pictures of him and for some reasons the pictures don’t do justice…lol…
    He has this charm and it doesn’t translate onto the pictures.

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  15. 15 cosmopolite

    IFFY.

    Nothing makes me want to watch or NOT watch this. I’m just going to follow your summaries and see where that takes me.

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  16. 16 Honey Dew

    Thanks for the recap javabeans, really appreciated it.

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  17. 17 Secret Sunshine

    Thank you for liking this drama and doing the awesome recap as usual. I luv luv YJT…

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  18. 18 gallivanter

    Eee! I had forgotten this came out today! You like it! And it has fantasy! Maybe this will take away a little of the sting of Pushing Daisies (grumble, stupid ABC)

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  19. 19 May

    I was hoping you would recap the first episode as I value your insight. I have to admit, I had my doubts exactly for the reasons you mentioned. Sounds like it might be promising….but I will still keep my fingers crossed for the next few episodes (seems like I’ve been disappointed by more than a few dramas this year). Thanks!

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  20. 20 Muffin

    Your writing is perfection.

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  21. 21 sugarpunch

    i think although this drama might not have a sad ending, it will be a little dramatic, like winter sonata and autumn’s tale:D no matter what, i love choi ji woo!

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  22. 22 D

    You’re talented.

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  23. 23 Ichiru

    Thanks for the recap!
    I almost forgot that it’s shown today! I’m glad I always check your site before I sleep…out of habit hehe
    I think Chul soo’s character is like you said is a grumpy one, and a person who has a lot of principal and only believes what he thinks is right but then again he can admit willingly if he made faults or had been bad on a person which he shouldn’t have for no reason–like example for the student who asked about his name thing– but I think I’ll like him..but CJW is still my number 1!…and I can’t wait to see this on video!
    First episode looks good..I hope it goes well
    Btw, it didn’t show Lee Ki Woo on the 1st episode? hmm

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  24. 24 ellabel

    Back to reading your very wonderful recaps, javabeans…… since Air City…tho not watching on-line this time. Still, I get itchy not knowing what’s happening with SL. Have to wait for the subbed eppies. =)

    Looks promising from your initial recap… i also got a little apprehensive knowing that the storyline is kinda Nottinghill-ish, considering the popularity of the movie and I’ve never been a fan of trying hard copycats but i’m reassured by your comments. Hopefully, it will not go downhill from hereon.

    Glad to know that the PD/writer gave a different tone or flavor to an otherwise tired plot.

    Thanks fo the quick recap, Sarah.

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  25. 25 Beez

    wow! thanks for recaps!
    this is faster than i thought.
    after read this, i understand the entire episode. omg thank you again
    i’m looking forward to your next Star’s Lover recaps.
    p.s. when will i see Lee Ki Woo?? wanna see him soooooooo much. and of course, Kiwoo with Jiwoo scenes.

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  26. 26 Anonymous

    glad you are doing this!!!

    PLEASE CONTINUE!!!

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  27. 27 michi

    oooh…i think i will like this…
    thanks for this, beans!

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  28. 28 casey

    nice drama. can’t wait to watch this. who is subbing this one?

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  29. 29 jojo

    wow i like it! thanks for recapping… i’m definitely drawn to watching the show

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  30. 30 ginnie

    Oh I am so glad that you are back to drama analysis and recap. =)

    Thank you Sarah-beans!

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  31. 31 shp

    @ #22 comment by D

    I agree. Javabeans is VERY talented.

    What a wonderful, all-encompassing recap…highlighting not only the characters and plot, but the music, the scenery, the “atmosphere” of the drama.

    Thanks again, Javabeans for another great recap (so quickly done, too!).

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  32. 32 ovette

    glad you like Star’s Lover. i enjoyed EP1 myself. while reading your review, i made some realizations as well. i love the depth of your analysis. how CS didnt receive love at an early age and how MR has felt unconditional love as a child and especially now that she’s a famous actress. this drama looks promising. and just the chemistry…!

    i hope you continue doing reviews for this drama!

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  33. 33 lovin it

    thanks for the recap! i enjoyed ep 1 too :)

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  34. 34 bebo

    thank you for the recap! i’m looking forward to seeing this drama. yeah, the theme has been played over and overy again but i will never tire of it! :P

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  35. 35 Devi

    You know, I’m w/ you on the overwrought k-dramas. After I saw Autumn/Winter I felt so depressed and I had to watch like 4 upbeat dramas to feel better, so I was unsure about this drama. But if it’s a drama you recommend, I think it’s a drama I’ll take into consideration. BTW, I’m glad you’re back to writing recaps. Not that I don’t appreciate your other korean updates, but there’s not many people around who write such lovely recaps of good korean dramas for those that don’t have that much time or patience to wait and watch the subbed dramas ^-^

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  36. 36 mimi

    yeah nothing different but Yoo jiTae here rite he is such a great actor so that’s why i am Dying watching this

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  37. 37 all4movies

    Hmm, I don’t really like these actors, but your comments about the surreal moments makes it worth checking out.

    Thanks for your input.

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  38. 38 saryKIM

    Yay you’re recapping this series!

    The leading actors were what initially got me interested in the drama (Yoo Ji-Tae and Lee Ki-Woo!) more than the storyline, since I’d already seen this kind of premise in Notting Hill, but I’m liking the feel of the first episode, and now I’m more interested in how the relationships are going to develop. And I’m also super happy that YJT is doing a drama now; he’s a great actor.

    Thanks for the summary! I hope you’ll continue them

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  39. 39 Felicity

    Thanks for the recap, javabeans. Whimsical like Pushing Daisies….Yoo Ji Tae…. scenes in Japan…damaged characters…beautiful cinematography…Yoo Ji Tae…evocative music…Yoo Ji Tae….college professors..Yoo Ji Tae. Got my attention, alright. Even Choi Ji Woo doesn’t turn me off this time, it’s been awhile since I saw Ms. Choi in a kdrama and she does seem to fit Mari to a T.

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  40. 40 Anonymous

    thank you so much for recapping!! the first ep indeed exceeded my expectations..it actually looks like an interesting series. i’m glad choi ji woo picked a better script this time.

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  41. 41 backstage

    cool~~
    am gunna start watchin this now..
    i trust dramabeans so much that when uu say it sucks socks–i cant help myself but stop!
    lols

    thanks for the recap!

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  42. 42 Miki

    “reminiscent of things like Pushing Daisies”

    Augh. I still can’t believe it was canceled! One of the few quality TV shows.

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  43. 43 yay

    Just watched it on Viikii.net (those guys sub within hours–I don’t know how they do it!) and I LOVED IT! I think this is going to be a good show!

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  44. 44 mimi

    really i have to check this out

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  45. 45 ic3cream

    the drama is interested so far i think i’ will watch it ^^ , thankyou for the caption

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  46. 46 Philippa

    Thanksss!!!

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  47. 47 cc

    wow, i really expected the drama to be overrated due to all the hype, but i’m enjoying it so far!!!

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  48. 48 elise

    thanks for the recaps….

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  49. 49 lovin it

    whats with the osama bin laden part though.. ?? when the hyung says this is the biggest secret of all or something..

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  50. 50 nomad

    thanks for recapping this series javabeans! i’m excited to watch YJT and can’t wait for the subs :)

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