Director: Song Min Yeop
Screenwriter: Lee Kang
Airtime: May 3 - June 8, 2021
Runtime: Monday & Tuesday
Cast: Lee Do Hyun (Hwang Hee Tae), Go Min Si (Kim Myung Hee), Lee Sang Yi (Lee Soo Chan), Geum Sae Rok (Lee Soo Ryun), Oh Man Suk (Hwang Gi Nam), Uhm Hyo Sub (Lee Chang Geun), Kim Won Hae (Kim Hyun Cheol), Hwang Young Hee (Choi Soon Nyeo), Shim Yi Young (Song Hae Ryeong), Kim Eun Soo (Lee Kwang Gyu), Park Se Hyun (Lee Jin Ah), Kim Yu Kyung (Oh In Young), Kwon Young Chan (Kim Kyung Soo)
Plot: In May of 1980, amidst the heated passion and cries for democracy that reverberated throughout Gwangju, Hee Tae and Myung Hee find themselves in a twist of fate.Hee Tae becomes the pride of Gwangju when he enters Seoul National University College of Medicine with top marks. His best friend Kyung Soo, an avid pro-democracy activist, insists that they open an illegal clinic for students on the run from the government. One day, a factory worker is injured during a protest. In exchange for the costs of discreetly transporting himself and the factory worker to his hometown, Hee Tae must go to a meeting with a potential marriage partner arranged by his father. At this meeting, Hee Tae meets Myung Hee, a nurse persevering through the hardships of life. She only agrees to go to this meeting in place of her friend Soo Ryeon, because she needs to come up with the airfare to go study in Germany. However, Myung Hee and Hee Tae end up falling in love.
The drama is available via Dramanice
Although the show started off a little bit clumsy for me in the beginning, I really appreciated the show in the end - the final episodes were beautiful but also quite heart-breaking. Big props to the young and upcoming actors in this project, they did amazing!