Run On: A piece of sweet love story.
Synopsis of Run On
Oh, Mi Joo (Shin Se Kyung) and Gi Seon Gyeom (Im Siwan) both run to the Annam International Film Festival, but with different goals. Seon Gyeom accompanies his mother, famous actress Yook Ji Woo (Cha Hwa Yeon) on the red carpet. While Mi Joo was present in the audience, she chose to watch Yook Ji Woo rather than the screening of the film translated by him.
Gi Seon Gyeom, is a sprint athlete who always comes in second. The first position as the fastest runner is held by Kwon Young Il (Park Sung Joon), a bully who annoys Kim Woo Sik (Lee Jeong Ha).
Meanwhile, Mi Joo has to deal with the old-fashioned director Han Seok Won (Bae Yoo Ram) who can help her career in translation. Can’t stand being humiliated when drinking together. Mi Joo ran out of patience and came out of the drinking place.
Pursued by Seok Won, Mi Joo accidentally meets Seon Gyeom who picks up the fake gun he dropped. The two meet again when Mi Joo is nearly robbed while trying to buy a fake gun again.
Seon Gyeom threw the tube bag belonging to Lee Yong Hwa (Kang Tae Oh) which hit the robber’s head. Seon Gyeom even followed Mi Joo to give information to the police. There they exchanged phone numbers. As fate would have it, Mi Joo is reunited with Seon Gyeom because of her job as a translator.
Drama Run On Details:
Profile Drama: Run On
Revised romanization: Run On
Director: Lee Jae-Hoon
Writer: Park Min-Sook
Release Date: December 16, 2020 – February 4, 2021
Runtime: Wed. & Thu. 21:00
Country: South Korea
For those of you who haven’t watched it, here are six reasons that make the Korean drama ‘Run On’ highly recommended. This review might be the answer to why ‘Run On’ deserves to be included in your watchlist reference.
1. Interesting story theme and concept
‘Run On’ offers an interesting theme and concept that is different from most mainstream Korean dramas. Tells the story of the love story of an athlete running a short distance with a foreign film translator.
2. Each character has its uniqueness
In line with the interesting story, ‘Run On’ is colored by unique characters. Each character has their role to bring the story of ‘Run On’ to life.
3. Intelligent dialogue
One of the attractions of the Korean drama ‘Run On’ is the intelligent dialogues spoken by the characters. These dialogues can be advice or maybe a slap for the audience who is in the same condition.
4. Natural main character chemistry
The interaction displayed by I’m Si Wan and Shin Se Kyung as the main couple in ‘Run On’ is quite natural. Both of them can display adorable chemistry that makes many viewers melting.
5. A strong and authoritative female character
Indirectly, the story ‘Run On’ also mentions the problem of misogyny, namely the syndrome of hatred against women. This can be seen from the treatment of Seo Myeong Min (Lee Shin Ki) towards Seo Dan A.
6. Bring out cool editing and cinematography techniques
The five points above are wrapped in cool editing and cinematography techniques. Therefore, the audience’s eyes will be spoiled by the beautiful selection of effects, filters, and the way the production team combines story scenes piece by piece.