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Actress Son Ye-jin is overwhelmed by Japanese interest in ‘Crash Landing on You’

South Korean actress Son Ye-jin, that plays the duty of a rich heiress that lands in North Korea after a paragliding crash in the hit dramatization “Crash Landing on You,” claims she is “overwhelmed” at the tremendous appeal the enchanting funny has actually created in Japan.

“It has been a while since the series ended (in South Korea), but I’m surprised that people have continued to express their interest and love for it,” Son claims.

The 16-episode melodrama — a romance in between a South Korean heiress of a corporation household and also a North Korean army police officer — has actually taken Japan and also various other components of Asia by tornado considering that it premiered on Netflix each time when the coronavirus pandemic has actually compelled individuals to remain at house.

“I think the warm atmosphere and sense of comfort surrounding the drama have offered (viewers) inspiration and happiness in the face of the global threat of the spread of the novel coronavirus,” she claims.

The 38-year-old actress additionally claims she is “overwhelmed” to listen to that their job “played a role in raising interest in South Korean dramas” in Japan.

In the collection, which was broadcast on the South Korean cable television network tvN in between December and also February, Son plays Yoon Se-ri, that collapse lands on the North Korean side of the Demilitarized Zone after her paraglider is captured in a twister.

Forced to live in the North while looking for means to go back to South Korea, she drops in like with Ri Jeong Hyeok, an army police officer that originates from an effective political household. The hero was depicted by South Korean star Hyun Bin.

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Son claims she provided a great deal of assumed regarding exactly how she might properly represent her personality, whom she describes as “very optimistic and positive,” as the heroine adapts to life in the North.

“There were many scenes where I had to deliver my lines like a rapid-fire gun,” claims Son, that is additionally prominent in Japan for her duty in the 2004 movie “A Moment to Remember” in which she played a lady that has Alzheimer’s illness.

“I tried to be expressive in various ways, not just facially but also through my body and hand movements,” she includes.

While the collection illustrates life in North Korea, the shooting was done in South Korea and also Mongolia, to name a few locations. It has scenes in which the lead characters take a trip to Pyongyang on a train, in addition to consume with citizens.

Son claims she cannot neglect the scene towards completion of the collection where both personalities bid goodbye at the Military Demarcation Line that divides the North and also South.

“It was when the emotions of the two characters exploded. I really thought about how to act it out and devoted much energy to it,” she claims. “Many people who watched the drama told me that it shows the tragedy that resulted from the division and that they were moved.”

“Crash Landing on You,” which additionally depicts scenes of corruption in the North Korean management, is believed to have actually attracted objection from Pyongyang, which has actually stated that South Korean TELEVISION dramatization teem with “falsified” and also “fabricated” details.


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