Uncontrollably Fond (Hangul: 함부로 애틋하게; RR: Hamburo Aeteuthage) is a South Korean television series starring Kim Woo-bin and Bae Suzy. It aired every Wednesdays and Thursdays on KBS2 at 21:55 from July 6 to September 8, 2016.
Uncontrollably Fond was one of my happy pills this past long weekend. It is a story about two young people who got separated in high school because of circumstances, but managed to bump into each other years later, at a time when the guy Shin Joon Young, played by Kim Woo Bin, discovered that he got only 3 months to live and decided mission to find the woman he cannot forget. On the the other hand, the lady, portrayed by Suzy Bae was not willing to be reconnected with him.
This is my first drama starring Kim Woo Bin and Suzy. I was so curious of Kim Woo Bin the past weeks because that he was diagnosed with nasopharangeal cancer.
Some of my unforgetable points and comments of this drama:
—- Joon Young died, while sleeping on the shoulder of Noh Eul. – his death was not so overly dramatic. Although moments before he died were worth noting: His mom’s visit, he send off his mom at the bus stop, they took selfie together
—–Kim Woo Bin was great in this drama. I can see he was so passionate in his act especially in the last 2 episodes — the tear-jerker episodes. You did well, Woo Bin in spite the low rating from your country
—–Suzy did well but not so well. I rate her acting 5/10 although I think if the director gave the lead male and female more happy moments or episodes (less dramatic shoutings and ungirly-like tantrums) then maybe I would also fell in love with her in this drama.
—–The change (from negative to admiration) of attitude from Ji Tae toward Joon Young was impressive. He portrayed well as a second lead male.
—–Shooting locations. I will travel to South Korea in the future and might visit that Island where Shin Joon Young wanted hid from Noh Eul. But his original plan was to bring the girl that he loved in this place, but because Noh Eul like someone else, Joon Young then just went there alone.
If you like melodramatic, romantic series, then Uncontrollably Fond is for you. Watch it with tissue box with you, especially the last 2 episodes.
The drama was shoot from November 2015 to April 2016, so here are seasonal moments that became my favorite.
Images source: Internet.