There’s a new weekend drama starting next Saturday (August 20), A Thousand Kisses, (천번의 입맞춤 20:40, MBC). It’s about two couples and the issues they face over the age gap between them – In one couple the man is much older and in the other couple the woman is older.
I remember years ago watching the drama Sarang (Love, MBC,1998) starring Jang Dong-geon (His last drama was the fabulous All About Eve MBC 2000) and Kim Mi-sook (she played the baddie mother brilliantly in Shining Inheritance, 2009) In the drama he was a young single man who falls in love with an older woman – she’s a widow or divorced. I remember thinking how elegant Kim Mi-sook was and how refreshing it was to see a departure from the usual young couple romance. I was enjoying the story and the chemistry building between the characters. I seem to remember that their problem was that Kim Mi-sook’s character was concerned that their age difference was socially unacceptable and she tried to dissuade him from seeing her. But he was determined… Continue reading “New Korean drama starts next weekend” »