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That Winter, The Wind Blows Full Review

That Winter, The Wind Blows review

The drama That Winter, the Wind Blows is a drama released in the year 2013. The drama is quite old yet gold. Every time you watch the drama, it will give you a happy vibe and is refreshing. Kim Kyu Tae directs the drama. The screenwriting is handling by Noh Hee Kyung. The drama revolves around a handsome boy and a beautiful blind girl. The girl doesn’t believe in love. Oh Soo is an orphan. He is heartbroken when his first love dies. He is someone who is living an aimless life, and he is a high stake gambler. The winning probability of his gambling is 99.9%. Oh Young is a lonely heiress and also visually impaired. There is no family of her, and she is lonely all by herself.

They both met each other and got to know the true meaning of love. The drama is one of the most popular ones of that time as it has that typical romance plot which is loved by most of the audience. When it comes to the rating of this drama, we will give it a 7.5. The rating is not boring; the story is refreshing, the acting and everything is on point. For some people, the plot may seem typical, which is a drawback. The drama is available to watch on Netflix, VIKI, and Apple Tv. The series is also known as Wind Blows in winter, Baramibunda.

There is a total of 16 episodes. Each episode has a run time of 1 hour 5 min. The genre of the drama revolves around Romance, Drama, and Melodrama. It was originally released on the SBS network. The drama is mediocre when it comes to length as it is not too short and not too long. This makes it interesting to watch. The series is based on a Japanese drama name Forget Love.

Star Cast of That Winter, The Wind Blows

The drama That Winter, the Wind Blows is an old Korean drama released in the year 2020. It revolves around a typical love story. The actors who are starring in the drama are Jo In Sung as Oh Soo, Song Hye Kyo as Oh Young, Kim Bum as Park Jin Sung, Jung Eun Ji as Moon Hee Sun. They all played a major role in the drama as they are the lead actors and actresses of the series. The series revolves around them and the love story of Oh Young and Oh Soo.

The last category of roles is unknown who just have some scene and no major effect on the plot. The actor who plays unknown roles is Ha Yong Jin.

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Synopsis of the drama

The drama That Winter, the Wind Blows is a typical love story that revolves around a pair who doesn’t believe in love at first. The story revolves around Oh Soo, who is an abundant kid. He is left alone by his mother and later adopted by the Park Jin Sung family. Park Jin Sung raised him and gave him a family. He is a gambler who gambles in the neighborhood of Cheongdam. Also, it is shown he is a heartbroken man who doesn’t care about anybody. He just gambles around, and the winning probability of his game is 99.9%. He became such a heartless jerk because his first love died. After this one day, his friend who has the same name dies unexpectedly. Soo is put beside the bars.

After a year, he meets a lawyer name Jung Sung. He is the one looking for decease Oh Soo, she is the heir of the PL group. Soo tries to put his hand on this opportunity. He cons the heir of PL group. He uses him to pay depth. Another instance is shown where gangster Jo Moo Cheol gave him an ultimatum of 3 months either to pay the rent, or he will die. Soo starts falling in love with Oh Young. He fell into a lover when he was acting as a deceased brother who is separated after her parent’s divorce. Overall they fell into some unexpected love and have developed a feeling for each other.

That Winter, The Wind Blows review

Plot Overview of That Winter, The Wind Blows

The drama That Winter, the Wind Blows is a series about Oh Soo; he is also known as the best gambler in Cheongdam city. He lives a meaningless life where there are no goals, no ambitions, no future, nothing. His parents dumped him when he was at his early age. Also, he lost his tragic first love. These incidents make him ruthless and arrogant the way he is now. On another side, there is Oh Young; she is the heir of the PL group. She is also lonely being in the big world. Her parents got divorced. She is visually impaired as she lost her eyesight at quite an early age. Her father also passes away. This all becomes intervening and interconnected. in the drama, it is seen that Oh Soo is abandoned in front of an orphanage.

As mention above, he lost his lady love also; there is also another man name Oh Soo who is currently working with Jin-Sung (Kim Beom). He fools up to him. There is another man also whose name is Soo. After this scene, it is seen that Oh Soo is telling people about his wealth and power. He said he is the son of who looks up to him. Meanwhile, another man named Oh Soo takes care of Oh Soo’s residence and cooks for him.

One day, the employee Oh Soo tells Oh Soo and Jin-Sung that his father is the CEO OF PL Company and he has a young sister named Oh Young (Song Hye-Kyo). Oh Soo and Jin-Sung don’t take him seriously. It is seen that Oh Soo is in a relationship with an actress name So- Ra. So- Ra is obsessed with Soo, but Soo is not in the love-love situation. After this situation, So-Ra is leaving for abroad and is skeptical and afraid about Soo leaving him in the span of one year. This makes her think of an idea. She makes a plan to frame him up for embezzlement.

Oh Young’s father is the CEO of the PL Company, and she is the next heir of the company. She lives alone as no one is there to be with her. She is a visually disabled person, and her parents are also separated after divorce. The separation took place when she was 6 years old. Her father is ill now, and the company has to be looking after by her. She cannot trust anyone with the company, even Hye-Ji, who is the main reason behind her parents’ divorce. Meanwhile, it is seen that Oh Soo, the elder brother of Oh Young, sends her a letter.

After this, she comes to know that her brother sends her letter regularly, but she wasn’t receiving any. This hides and seeks with the letter is done by Hye Ji, who is her stepmother. She finally decides to go and meet her brother. This is all done without seeking permission from her stepmother. The scene changes. She is seen taking a taxi and ask the driver to leave her at the address written on the letter. The address comes out as a residence hotel.

That Winter, The Wind Blows review

Oh Soo wakes up as the doorbell rang, and he sees a woman standing outside. Oh Young introduces herself. Soo Ho doesn’t recognize her as he is meeting her for the first time. She asks him about who he is, he replies, as Oh Soo. At that moment he realise4s she is talking about another Soo. He tells her that her brother is in the institute and will come back after 3 pm. This is how these two meet each other. After this incident, Oh Soo goes for sleeping. He wakes up after the nap sees Oh Young is still there. Also, he asks her to read the letter written by her brother. At that moment, he realizes that she is blind, and Oh Soo now realizes that she is blind. He takes her outside of the hotel and reads the letter to her.

Oh Young comes to know that her father just pass away and she goes back. Also, this scene comes to the scene when Oh Soo is in prison and So- Ra comes to visit her. After a year, Soo is out. Oh Soo doesn’t have any place to live nor money to spend. He is in the dilemma of what to do. Soo Ho swindles with Oh Young and acts as her elder brother. This way, he can pay the debt to the don, and he can live peacefully. In the process of acting up and all, he falls in love with Oh Young. The love blossoms all the way along, and this to witness in the story of That Winter, the Wind Blows.

Final Verdict

The drama That Winter, The Wind Blows, revolves around a refreshing love story of a duo. The plot is quite refreshing as it is a cute love story with some ups and downs. The drama direction is well-coordinated, and the screenwriting is handled flawlessly. The acting part is great too. If you are going to find logic in the drama, then there is no use. The one point to watch the drama is Kim Bum. He is worth being on the screen.

If you want this drama, you can surely think of this as an option as you will not get bored especially if you are someone who is into romantic series.

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