Winter Sonata (Winter Love Song)

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 My Rating: 8.5/10
I love Korean novelas. “Winter Sonata” also known as Winter Love Song is what I love the most. The series is the second installment to director Yun Suk-ho’s romantic seasonal TV drama, Endless Love. It touched so many women’s heart including mine. It is a traditional love triangle story supported with the intriguing plots and twists such as erroneous memories and filthy family ties. Its breathtaking scenery and melancholic soundtrack made it more lovable.

Kang Joon Sang (Jhun Khang in Tagalized version), a son of a well-known musician, is a quiet and shy young man. They move to Chuncheon, a rural city in South Korea. Joon Sang meets Jung Yu-jin and Oh Che-lin and become his high school classmates. Joon Sang soon falls in love with Yu-jin, who opens herself to him with an innocent heart. However, circumstances and fate dictate that their love will never be.

After 10 years, Yu-jin and Joon Sang meet again. Joon Sang who is suffering from amnesia is now known as Lee Min-hyeong (Joseph Lee in Tagalized version) and does not remember Yu-jin who is confused and torn between the man who looks so much like Joon Sang and her current boyfriend, Sang-hyoek.

Bae Yong Joon portrayed his character so well as Joon Sang and I became his big fan since then.  I also have CD of Winter Sonata’s soundtrack which I used to play everyday. My favorite is “My Memory” in all versions, Korean, English and Tagalog.

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  1. Nakapanood ako ng ilang episodes nito pero di ko natapos. During ng airing nito sa Ch7 solid ch2 pa kami. forgot ko na kung ano ang katapat nito noon. 😉

  2. Oo nga pareho nga tayo ng pick for this entry sis 🙂
    I'm so glad pareho tayo ng choice hehe.II fell in love w/ this movie.Hindi yata ako magsasawang panoorin ng paulit ulit.Ang asawa hindi mahilig sa mga drama but when saw this I saw him teary eyed din hehe.Thanks for the visit 🙂

  3. i haven't seen this one yet… i am sad though that the lead actor has died already…

  4. I also heard about this but never had a chance to watch it sigh

  5. I watched some portions of this but not the entire drama. I can't even remember how it ended. But my tita really likes and the rest of my cousins. Nice post!

  6. wow nice choice of koren drama … napanuod ko rin to. i think the girls name is judy? -_- so love this -_- kaya lang di ko na panuod sa huli T.T

    halooo following you too -_-

  7. kinailangan ko pang i-off ang music sa blog ko para lang muli pakinggan ang walang kamatayan na memory nitong telenovela ng korea. eto yung novela na kapag may naiwan kang episode e pagsisisihan mo kasi nga sobrang ganda. typical na love triangle lang sya pero ang galing ng execution ng bawat character dito.

  8. I really miss watching telenovela especially korean. Nakaka-in love kasi eh.

    Musta na pala Ross?

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