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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8 of 9 people found this review helpful
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Apr 13, 2013
  • Overall 10
  • Story 10
  • Acting/Cast 10
  • Music 9.0
  • Rewatch Value 9.0
I actually didn't start watching this until it had finished airing. I didn't know what to expect, just simply knew it was popular. When I started watching, I was hooked as soon as I found out that the lead female was blind, and what interesting love story could unfold with this.
Really just a magnificent drama from beginning to end. Some people seem to have problems with the end. Seems some don't read more understand it, and I'm not sure why they don't, it's pretty straight forward.
There are usually tons of things that end up bugging me in dramas, but there was only one here and it came in the last episode. It's the decision Kim Bum's character makes in the end. It felt like a last minute tacked on thing just to give the drama it's last OMG moment. But even still with that, everything turns out fine in the end, so it's minor and it certainly didn't ruin it for me. Some people may think the ending was interpretable, but I don't think so at all.
Acting was absolutely fantastic. I was blown away by Song Hye Kyo's acting, she was so great. Zo In Sung too.
OST is also fantastic. Only 5 songs though, but can't stop listening to Winter Love by The One, such a powerful song.
All in all, a great drama. Great beginning, and great ending. Completed about 50 Kdramas now, and this one definitely enters my top 3.
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10 of 13 people found this review helpful
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May 9, 2013
  • Overall 10
  • Story 9.0
  • Acting/Cast 10
  • Music 10
  • Rewatch Value 10
Story: Sometimes it was a bit difficult to keep up with the story or I'd be a bit confused because sometimes they didn't show you everything until later. It was pretty sad, even during the sweet and happy moments. I was hooked from the first episode though.

Acting/Cast: I can't imagine anyone doing these characters any better. I can't think of much to say because all of the characters were portrayed perfectly read more by the actors. ^^

Music: The music really matched the visuals of the drama and the songs were all amazing.

Rewatch Value: I wanted to start rewatching it before I finished it!

Basically, you should really watch this drama. It was shot beautifully and the story and acting is phenomenal. Definitely my favorite one to date.
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    Nanotao 6 days ago

    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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    LotusElan 10 days ago
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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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    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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    dore430 Jan 4, 2015

    Excellent drama!!!!!

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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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    mirmigle Nov 12, 2014
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    jumpstar Nov 9, 2014

    one of the best.

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    DarkZone Oct 27, 2014

    At first it was great and I couldn't stop watching but soon it somehow started getting boring... The plot was good but it lacked something and I didn't really like Oh Young.

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    Mahnoosh Sep 30, 2014

    I Love it <3

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    Reham Sep 1, 2014

    I want to know (Oh Soo) died or not??

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      MinaVIP Sep 7, 2014
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      dayidream Sep 16, 2014
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    YooHae96 Aug 17, 2014

    It was kinda slow and disappointed me...but it was sure nice to watch :)


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    South Korea
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  • Aired:

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

    Wednesday, Thursday
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  • Duration:

    1 hr. 5 min.


  • Score:

    8.2 (scored by 5,401 users)
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