My apologies for the silence. I have a confession. I’ve been (pleasantly) distracted as I’m sure many have been the moment they started watching Descendants of the Sun. This is by far, the best drama I’ve ever seen; not to forget the stellar casting. When I realized that Song Hye Kyo was playing the lead, I knew I had to catch that drama. She’s such a versatile actress. It’s nice to see her as a feisty doctor and not the typical damsel in distress. And oh,…the flawless skin….how does she maintain it? She still looks so young. Cosmetics? Video editing? It’s also in this drama that Song Joong Ki’s popularity took a meteoric rise.
The screenwriters leave you wanting more and longing for the next week to see what will happen between the main characters, namely “Dr. Kang Mo-Yeon (played by Song Hye Kyo)” and “Captain Yoo Si-Jin (played by Song Joong Ki)”. The writers did a great job. This drama made me laugh, cry, laugh and cry…There are many hilarious scenes too and though the romantic scenes are few (it’s supposed to be categorized under romantic comedy right?) … those few scenes melted my heart.
You will fall in love with Captain Yoo even from the start and the interaction between Dr.Kang and Captain Yoo, their witty conversation is so entertaining.
Now I see things differently. I especially respect the women who are married to men in the army (navy, seals, airforce, special forces, police…) ; it must be tough to not know the details on their whereabouts at times; or worse when their lives are lost in operations. They must be really independent and strong women but at the same time, it must really hurt when they lose their loved ones. One of my favourites scenes – …..