Kim Soo-hyun and Kim Ji-won, a romance made with passionate acting
Kim Soo-hyun and Kim Ji-won, a romance made with passionate acting
Kim Soo-hyun and Kim Ji-won are completing the romance of the century with solid acting chemistry.

In the tvN Saturday-Sunday drama 'Queen of Tears', which is keeping viewers up at night every Saturday and Sunday night, Kim Soo-hyun (played by Baek Hyun-woo) and Kim Ji-won (played by Hong Hae-in) are a married couple of 3 years. Baek Hyun-woo and Hong Hae-in's dating life, their married life, and It depicts the emotional changes leading up to divorce and is causing overindulgence.

The fresh romance between Baek Hyun-woo (played by Kim Soo-hyun) and Hong Hae-in (played by Kim Ji-won), who first met during their intern days, made the hearts of viewers pound. Baek Hyun-woo, who took Hong Hae-in in his heart without knowing that she was a third-generation chaebol, captivated Hong Hae-in with his sincerity, saying, “I will be by your side even if you have a lot of debt.” Hong Hae-in, too, was shocked to learn of his identity and flew to Baek Hyun-woo, who was diving, in a helicopter and delivered a confident confession, "I only trust you," making Baek Hyun-woo's heart flutter. During their honeymoon, which passed by briefly like a flash of light, the exciting atmosphere of Baek Hyun-woo and Hong Hae-in maximized the sweet atmosphere by demonstrating synergy with Kim Soo-hyun and Kim Ji-won's unique melodious eyes.

As such, three years after their marriage, the conflict between Baek Hyun-woo and Hong Hae-in felt even more intense. Baek Hyun-woo, who suffered from harsh life with his in-laws, had long since forgotten his feelings for Hong Hae-in, and although Hong Hae-in was disappointed with her husband, she was unable to bring up the story first. Two years ago, the baby that came to them was miscarried, and after an argument, they had to share separate rooms, and their conversation decreased significantly.

However, as an unexpected crisis struck Hong Hae-in, the frozen couple's relationship also reached a new turning point. While staying by each other's side, Baek Hyun-woo and Hong Hae-in began to love each other, reflecting on the feelings they had forgotten. Accordingly, Kim Soo-hyun and Kim Ji-won maximized immersion by expressing the characters' emotions in detail, from the cold war between the couple to the feeling of trembling again.

Meanwhile, in episode 6, when Hong Hae-in found out that Baek Hyun-woo had written divorce papers, the couple's relationship, which seemed to have barely recovered, completely cracked. Hong Hae-in, overcome with a strong sense of betrayal by her husband, even gave up her will to live, and Baek Hyun-woo, who was worried about Hong Hae-in, awoke his wife's desire for revenge with harsh words that she did not even have in her heart. Above all, the detailed breathing control of Kim Soo-hyun and Kim Ji-won, who act out the tense eye contact between the couple, injected tension into the scene.

In addition, Hong Hae-in, who is suddenly losing fragments of memory as his condition worsens, and Baek Hyun-woo's explosive emotions looking at him brought tears to the viewers' eyes. Baek Hyun-woo, who became a stranger after completing the divorce agreement, continues to stay by Hong Hae-in's side despite experiencing severe humiliation, showing his heartbreaking love for her.

Hong Hae-in also felt sorry as she listened to the hardships of her husband, whom she had ignored, and her earnest desire to live deepened with Baek Hyun-woo's one word. The couple's feelings of bitterness were doubled as their hearts were still directed toward each other. Amid the swirling events, the emotional amplitude of the characters also fluctuates. The performance of Kim Soo-hyun and Kim Ji-won, who bring persuasiveness through detailed acting in every scene, is admiring.

In this way, 'Queen of Tears' delivers a deep, lingering feeling in each episode through the passionate performances of Kim Soo-hyun and Kim Ji-won, who write the narrative of a married couple in their third year. While the acting synergy of the two actors, who vary from moment to moment depending on the situation, from excitement to anger to sadness, fills the play in abundance, attention is being paid to what the next story of the 'Queen of Tears' that Kim Soo-hyun and Kim Ji-won will portray will be like.

Kang Min-kyung, Ten Asia reporter translated by google