Drama + Pharma

KOREA

Mr. Sunshine (2018) B+

Short Pill:
Imagine returning home to your country of birth, to fulfil a lifelong purpose, only to be distracted by a person with the power to melt your freezing heart. Who’s strong enough to fulfil a mission, when matters of the heart threaten to make you mush along the way?!

Winter Sonata (2002)

In this 2nd installment of the seasoned themed, tetralogy, “Endless Love series”, fate unites people whose lives end up intertwined by their first loves. But fate Is a double-edged sword that can cause one to laugh, while another weeps. Intense emotions take you on a rollercoaster through this cinematically stunning landscape.

Descendants of the Sun (2016)

Short Pill:
Not all superheros wear capes. Some wear uniforms to protect the land, some wear medical coats and heal. But trying to save the world in the center of a war ravished land can cause us to lose sight of love we need to save for ourselves. The biggest hurdle in war is the war of the heart. Choosing to fight against love until the end, or raising the white flag to let it in?

Hello, Me! (2021)

Short Pill:
When Ban Ha-ni’s teenage self appears from the past to help her with her present self, will she allow her inner child to help heal the adult wounds and regrets she’s suffered so long or will she repeat the same decisions that got her there in the first place?

Dong Yi (2010)

Short Pill:
From a “Pauper” to the “Palace”, an epic tale of how a servant garners favor from the right people, and rises to the top, during the Joseon period in Korea.

Uncontrollably Fond (2016)

Short Pill:
Reuniting with a past love that had a painful ending isn’t as difficult as reigniting and discovering that the second time around may be even more difficult… even uncontrollably so.

It’s Okay, That’s Love (2014)

Short Pill:
When laughter, music, fun, and food, just aren’t enough to cover the scars of years of trauma, and vulnerability makes you feel naked and alone, when the ones you keep pushing away are the only ones that seem to stay, how do learn to accept and receive that all is okay… and this is love?