dr. frankenstein, dakteo peurangkensyutain, byutipul maindeu, 닥터 프랑켄슈타인
drama, mystery, romance, medical
20 Jun, 2016 - 02 Aug, 2016
22:00 - 23:10
3.75 of 5 by 301 users
Gye Jin Seong is a policewoman wanting to work in the violent crime department. To achieve this, she wants to prove that the mysterious deaths that occurred at a hospital were in fact murders. This makes her cross paths with the brilliant surgeon Lee Yeong O, who has an antisocial disorder and is unable to to empathise with others. Lee Yeong O starts a journey that not only reveals his past but also the secrets of the hospital he works in.
Beautiful Mind follows the recent trend of medical dramas, while also taking the common Korean drama trend of cold-hearted heros to a new extreme with the Lee Yeong O literally not being able to process emotions.
The plot is fairly straightforward - cold and emotionless male lead meets bumbling, warm hearted heroine and they fall in love. Of course it's more complicated when half the couple isn't able to feel/process emotions resulting in a show that takes teaching the male to feel literally. Add in some mystery and some medical drama and you get a story that always has something happening.
Jang Hyeok and Park So Dam are the heart of the show, playing complex characters well and being the hook that keeps you invested. The supporting cast isn't shabby either, but not as stand out as the leads.
The directing is simple and sweet, with nothing overbearing or amazing, but nothing terrible either. A great OST rounds it out.
Good for fans of the actors or of the medical genre, and a good watch for slow dry spells.