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ESC to close 3.2 (by 431 users)maendorong ttottot 맨도롱 또똣
  • 2015
  • TV
  • Korea

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romanized maendorong ttottot
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english Warm And Cozy
aka agreeably warm, jeju island gatsby, jejudo gatsby, jejudo gaecheubi, 제주도개츠비, 제주도 개츠비

Genres

genres comedy, drama, romance

Language

language Korean

Production

country Korea
type real
format TV
network MBC

Release

date 13 May, 2015 - 02 Jul, 2015
episodes 16
duration 75 minutes
air day Wednesday, Thursday
at 22:00 - 23:15
status released

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avg. score 3.2 of 5 by 431 users
total users 774
rating 1379
favorites 2

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Synopsis

Lee Jeong Ju is sent to work on Jeju Island, which turns out was a way for her employer to get rid of her. At first, she gets very upset but eventually decides to start a blank page and begin everything from scratch on the island. She gets her first opportunity when Baek Geon U, a local restaurant owner, offers her a job at his restaurant after misunderstanding and thinking she is fatally ill. The two of them both fight with the demons of the past and try to find a meaning to their lives.

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Baek Geon U
main
Lee Jeong Ju
main
Hwang Uk
supporting
Jeong Pung San
supporting
Song Jeong Geun
supporting
Mok Ji Won
supporting

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14 Jul, 2015
Warm and Cozy is nothing ground breaking when it comes to summer romantic comedies. There's the misunderstandings, the interfering second leads and twisted connections. But despite all that the show manages to stay pretty lighthearted.

The biggest flaw are the characters. Beak Geon U is both infuriating in how he treats Lee Jeong Ju and also sweet when he wants to be. Which leads to a rollercoaster that's not always fun. And while Hwang Uk is written- and acted- to keep you invested, Mok Ji Won feels like she was added in as an after thought, with little depth.

That being said, the acting is well done, capturing nuances and chemistry. And the directing captures the warm summer days and picturesque feel of Jeju Island.

Not the best out there, not the worst. And great if you're a fan of the main leads.
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sonoko 05 May, 2016
unfortunately it was bad
alex3 25 Jul, 2015
it was kinda cute but also within those 16 episodes nothing much happened ...
gleicepcouto 19 Jul, 2015
@sillysym Totally agree with you. Main characters was kinda annoying... forced and zero chemistry between them.
eriinnye 14 Jul, 2015
@kirtil amen. ^^ But I guess I will rate it with 2 stars, I don't even know why xD
rooomanoooma 07 Jul, 2015
it's an old fashioned story type but the cast acting especially the main couple who has made up for all the cheesy sweet hilarious moments in this drama ..Warm yep !!! you feel the warmth of all those delicious yummy dishes and the love temperature on the island ^.+
Cozy and it's definitely yesss through communication and interdependence among all those ppl in such a small island ^.^
bluediamonds 06 Jul, 2015
Like everyone says: the title says it all. This drama is the definition of "warm and cozy".

It is extremely cute and funny. I laughed a lot. Yoo Yeonseok is amazing as always. I never thought he'd made me laugh so much! Kang Sora is a goddess ♥

But, yes there is a big BUT here, this drama is nothing special. The script is a classic annoying and tiring korean drama. It's very colorful,yes, very positive and relaxing,yes, but i won't lie i didn't really liked it. Beside the laugh i had and the -some- good actors, i didn't like it. It kinda disappointed me and that made me sad.

I rated with 3 stars. If you like this kind of dramas i recommend you to watch it. If you understand though when a rom-com drama is annoying and tiring i do not recommend it.
ilate 06 Jul, 2015
Finished it, but had to force myself to do so. It was very old-fashioned, some of the actings were poor (Kang So Ra, Yu Yeon Seok and Kim Seong O were amazing though) and frustratingly stupid at times. What I liked about it was the warmth it brought every week, but I'm sure I will qucikly forget about this drama. Disappointed.
nsayuri 06 Jul, 2015
Love it.
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