Waiting for Rain is a much famous and hit South Korean film. Waiting for Rain Ending Explained and more on its cast is something we will be dealing with today. The movie, Waiting for Rain was one of the most awaited movies in South Korea. When the movie was released, it even stood at the number 1 place at the Korean box office. Since the end of 2019, we were getting updates on its cast and more, and gradually the filming of the movie started at the beginning of 2020.
The movie is about a man and woman who miss and like each other but cannot meet. They both couldn’t meet physically hence connects via letters. The overall movie is extremely relatable and time and again gives a nostalgic experience.
What is the feeling when one doesn’t have any goal in life and chases after something for so long that they couldn’t achieve? The movie exactly deals with one such character named Young Ho. Young Ho is a young man and tries with all his might to get into college. Specifically, he doesn’t have any dreams as such and has been trying to get into a university for three years. One day he gets reminded of childhood memory and decides to send a letter to his childhood friend So-Yeon. But the letters are actually received by someone else and are one of the major twists of the story.
Many more such exciting elements are present in the movie. The acting skills of both Kang Ha Neul and Chun Woo Hee are bliss to watch for sure. From the direction to the narration, acting, and presentation, everything about the movie is on spot. So, let’s deep dive into more about the movie.
Waiting for Rain: Ending Explained
Waiting for rain is another movie by Kang Ha Neul. And we already know how versatile his roles are usually. Even in his movie, he doesn’t fail to impress us with his amazing acting skills. The ending of the drama is something that will simply melt your heart. The entire movie doesn’t show us the cliche romance, but actually, focuses on something purer, and turns out even the old school romance can be this heart-touching. How much pain is there in waiting for your love, how miserable could it feel to be waiting for something unknown and unexpected is something the movie dealt with in detail.
Towards the end of the movie, we saw how shattered Young Ho feels after knowing that So-Yeon had already died. After a long wait of 8 years, Young Ho gets to know the news and feels completely devastated. Still, now he doesn’t know that So-hee was the one who was actually addressing these letters on behalf of her sick sister. When all rays of hope felt like closing down, something miraculous happened. Even due to certain circumstances, the last letter wasn’t opened by So-hee.
But somehow So-hee finally opened the letter and to her astonishment got to know that Young Ho decided to wait for her every 31st December. That day also happened to be Soo Hee’s birthday, and she decided to give a chance of going to Seoul, thinking he might still be waiting. In the end, it rained on 31st December, and Young Ho ran towards the bench. While even So-hee took a turn to reach the same destination. The very last still of a car entering the park shows an imaginative ending, and we want to believe things went our way.
Waiting for Rain: The Cast
The romantic story that traced our nostalgia, had a very innovative ending for sure. But as far as the cast is concerned, the direction of the movie was done under Jo Jin Moo. With the screenwriting under Yoo Seung Hyeon. As the main lead cast of the drama, we have Kang Ha Neul, who was cast for playing the role of Young Ho. Chun Woo Hee was cast for playing the role of So Hee. Apart from them, many other famous actors and actresses were also cast in supporting roles and guest roles.
Waiting For Rain is also popularly known as Endless Rain, Rain and Your Story, and Story of You and the Rain. The genres of the movie include romance, melodrama, and drama. How much did you like the film, and what is your very own favorite moment from the movie, do let us know in the comment section below.