That Winter, The Wind Blows

That Winter, The Wind Blows (2013)

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"The Winter, The Wind Blows" is a story about a man who is known to be the best gambler in Cheongdam neighborhood. He lives a meaningless life after being abandoned by his parents and failing at his first love relationship. In order to pay his debt, he starts living with a rich girl who is the heir to a large corporation. However, he falls in love with the girl, who is also read moreas lonely as him. She has also lived a difficult life. She has lost her eyesight and her father has passed away. She will have to protect herself from those around her.

  • Native title:

    그 겨울, 바람이 분다
  • Also Known as:

    Wind Blows in Winter; Baramibunda

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yessir-i-am-oneofakind
9 of 17 people found this review helpful
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Apr 2, 2013
  • Overall 9.0
  • Story 8.0
  • Acting/Cast 9.0
  • Music 9.0
  • Rewatch Value 7.0
This drama, to me, is quite good in the fact that it is not a typical poor-girl-meets-rich-man type of drama. After watching fifteen episodes, you can definitely see that the show is reaching its end, but I think all of us that have seen the fifteenth episode are waiting with bated breath for the last episode! Its suspenseful to the very end is what I'm trying to say here. There are several read more different plot lines to this drama that all seem to weave into each other in a very cohesive, easy-to-follow way.

The acting in this drama is really quite good. Hye Kyo does an amazing job portraying the blind Oh Young, as I can imagine it would be very hard to act blind. Jo In Sung is also a very convincing actor, all his expressions are real and genuine, and that's what I love in a drama. Kim Bum and Eunji have amazing chemistry and are very good actors! All in all, the actors themselves are very convincing and emotional.

The only reason I gave this drama a seven for rewatch value is because I don't often watch dramas for a second or third time once I know what happens, especially in a melodrama like this. I might go back and pick up things I missed the first time, which isn't much, but I don't think I'll be watching it again.

Overall, I really like this drama. It's kept me entertained and on the edge of my seat the whole time. It has an intriguing plot line and I can't wait for the last episode!

I hope you found my review helpful, this was the first time I've written one :)
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drama1998
6 of 11 people found this review helpful
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Jul 20, 2013
  • Overall 10
  • Story 10
  • Acting/Cast 10
  • Music 10
  • Rewatch Value 9.0
it's a really good drama, i liked how song hye kyo acted, maybe if i ever met her on the street while she was acting blind i would belive it was real. my favorite charater was young even in the drama while she was blind, she was really great, how she behaved and talked. she had a strong charater, song hye kyo was really good at expressing her role and charater. that read more is what i liked about this drama
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This is the movie in which this whole drama was based on. It is paralleled at some point in the story line but has different scenarios when it comes to details and endings. I still recommend the movie for further comparison.
Recommended by biniBningPunkista
Jo in sung is also in this drama. Conman falls in love with his subject who is blind.
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    lorrainesong 18 days ago

    I Guess this is one of the best drama of miss.song!

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    blueaoichan 19 days ago

    I THOUGHT IM THE ONLY WHO THINK THIS IS SLOWPACED

    started out good but at the mid point it drag a lot. the ending kind of rushed and confusing in my opinion.
    overall it's a great drama and I actually enjoy it a lot. and the actors are amazing 99999 thumbs up !
    (not that sad though, I cried but not that much.)

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    Aggnes 21 days ago

    2 years and I can't get over this drama... Still in love with Oh Soo.

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      sal123 15 days ago

      I like it too but what do u like abt it that u can't get over it

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    gxzb Jun 24, 2015

    finally just finished this drama. It started out to be good but then later at some episode it would drag too much, Also the ending was too rushed and messy which added to my disappointment. Regardless it was a decent drama, recommended to those who like this type of dramas

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    Nanotao May 17, 2015

    Bad I spent one day on it. That was unnatural, slow and boring. I watched because I wanted to fill myself with sentiments of OSoo and OYeong. So I skipped many other scenes, didn't watch them. And shit.. I kept watching it to the last ep because I love Jo InSung.
    Don't like chaebols stories.

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      lorrainesong 18 days ago

      Then don't watch it! i mean i may offend you but i guess you didn't like miss.song hye kyo? ohhh u know 2003 most beautiful girl in korea 2009 10 most influencial women in the world 2011 new face of asia and 2014 12 most prettiest women in the world out of 15 so what? don't beleive just search! U KNOW I'M PISSED OF YOU AS HELL! HAHAHAHA!!!

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    LotusElan May 13, 2015
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    xenogear Mar 22, 2015

    was a nice drama,i decided to watch it after It's okay thats love but i felt a bit empty towards the end.Was a good drama,Had to think about the ending abit but seems like a pretty good ending.

    Its okay thats love is better from my point of view though.This series was way to dark and slow paced.

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      sal123 15 days ago

      can u pls explain the ending so he doesn't die right I mean if he died the other guy would have to go to jail.

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    denise ann pendulas Feb 27, 2015

    i like this drama very much it so touching of heart my tears are falling down i watch it in new years day i like this i love song hye kyo

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    bLoodYThoughtS Feb 3, 2015

    Too much drama and throwbacks scene but it didn't even make me cry -_-. Though they are not really siblings I still feel a bit awkward O_o . The ending was confusing.

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    heartbreaker17 Jan 5, 2015

    Very weird drama but I manage to finish it.

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      lorrainesong 18 days ago

      SHUT Up! NOT WEIRD YOUR'E FACE IS MUCH WEIRD! HAHAHAHA!!!

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    dore430 Jan 4, 2015

    Excellent drama!!!!!

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      sal123 15 days ago

      can u pls explain the ending so he doesn't die right I mean if he died the other guy would have to go to jail.

      I really don't want to believe he died. But he was stabbed and fell to the groundso which is it and others say it a open ending what does that mean

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      lorrainesong 10 days ago

      ahhh u mean the fake oh soo<Jo In Sung>? He doesn't die!~

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      lorrainesong 10 days ago

      Please! what part did u ask u mean the ending?!

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      sal123 10 days ago

      Don't worry know i have finished the whole drama so the ending became clear. Thanks anyway :)

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      lorrainesong 7 days ago

      Welcome!

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    DaydeeBB Nov 20, 2014
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    2013started Nov 14, 2014

    I am watching it right now and I must admit there has been moments when it was beginning to drag... I mean they "milk" some scenes too much, like they cryyyyyyyy when they can just cry and as a viewer you get it already. I am in episode 15, I hope this won't be a disappointment... Jo In Sung is a great actor but I like him more in "It's Okay, It is Love"

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      lorrainesong 18 days ago

      ADMIT IT! YOU JUST LIKE HIM IN IT'S OK THAT'S LOVE BECAUSE OF A LOT KISSING SCENES! EWWW I KNOW IT'S OKAY THAT'S LOVE DRAMA IS LET ME SAY A VERY WONDERFUL STORY BUTTTTT DON'T LIKE THE MAIN GURL!!!

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    mirmigle Nov 12, 2014
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    jumpstar Nov 9, 2014

    one of the best.

Details

  • Country:

    South Korea
  • Type:

    Drama
  • Episodes:

    16
  • Aired:

    Feb 13, 2013 to Apr 4, 2013
  • Aired On:

    Wednesday, Thursday
  • Network:

    SBS
  • Duration:

    1 hr. 5 min.

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  • Score:

    8.2 (scored by 5,681 users)
  • Ranked:

    #360
  • Popularity:

    #127

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