Her Legend

Her Legend (2013)

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A drama about two women with switched fates and a man who has everything finding the truth and preciousness of life. It will follow the love and success story of Eun Jung Soo who works her way up in luxury handbag industry, Do Jin Hoo who is a smart and handsome heir of the greatest fashion group, and Eun Kyung Hee who has to hide her true identity for her dreams.

  • Native title:

    그녀의 신화
  • Also Known as:

    Geunyeoui Shinhwa ; Her Myth ; Bag Story

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Oct 21, 2013
  • Overall 1.0
  • Story 3.0
  • Acting/Cast 1.0
  • Music 6.0
  • Rewatch Value 1.0
I don't know who to blame the outcome of this drama. The director, the writers or the lead stars? Not only that this drama is just like any story about switch identity with amnesia but it also has the worst ending ever. They titled this "Her Legend" but where's the legend? There's nothing legend about this story at all. They made the female lead looked pathetic and stupid character while DJH, the read more male lead,a crybaby. I do not remember any dramas I've seen where the male lead cry so much. Also, EJS (lead female star) have 3 expressions on her face in this entire drama..smile, cry that is so fake and eyes growing wide. Let's go to the director, the director did not notice it when the doctor was trying to revive grandpa Do with defibrillator, DJH was holding grandpa's hand and his hand was on grandpa's stomach when the doctor tried it the 2nd time. They only have 1 ER scene and the director did not even make it right. It is so ridiculous where the villains who committed so much crime got away without being punished by the law. Don't the writer knows the law in their country? It hope these writers should not be allowed to write anymore while the director and the stars should go back to acting class again. But I did not forget the kids in this drama. I wish they did not grow up to adulthood at all. They're the ones who can be given some credits for this entire drama.
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Jan 4, 2014
  • Overall 7.0
  • Story 6.0
  • Acting/Cast 9.0
  • Music 6.0
  • Rewatch Value 3.0
I liked the story, I liked the actors, I can't complain about the music though it wasn't that memorable, I would never watch it again, although overall the drama was fine. The second female lead annoyed me as much as she was supposed to, and I found both male leads good. The story was really interesting to me, and made me always really anxious to see the next episode. This was the read more first drama where I've been so eager to see the next episode that I have watched it raw and understood only a word from here and there, but still been satisfied since I've seen the episode as soon as I could. I liked it so much that I kept talking about it and wondering what would happen next. My roomie was so fed up with me constantly talking about the show, but I just couldn't keep it in. I was insanely hooked it for the time it was airing, but in the end I don't think it was time well spent.

I really wanted to love this drama overall, the main female lead is one of my favourite actresses and the male lead is very cute, the story was very intriguing, but in the end I was as disappointed as one can be. I really don't even understand how can an ending disappoint me that much. It was like I've been promised something magnificent and ended up with nothing but disappointment. I've been used to that in real life, but in dramaland I can't stand that kind of bullshit. Haha. I know life isn't about revenge, but I think it's foolish to let criminals run free just because you're related or you're just so good-hearted person. I want justice served even in some level, but in this drama it's just like you let the dog that devoured your lovely left arm run free, just because he's your beloved pet whom you love way too much to keep him disciplined. Well, I don't know if my comparison is that accurate, but as I've been ranting, I was so madly disappointed about the ending that I have to try to share the pain even by some crazy metaphors.

When I rate a drama, I think the ending is the most crucial thing, since that defines the feeling I am left with. In this drama's case it was nothing but disappointment, but because I was so into it till the last few episodes I'd still give it a 7. And I am being generous.

Should you watch it? Well, if you think that family comes always first and you have a heart that forgives everything, then go ahead. Or if you don't think that the ending matters that much afterall. This drama has its moments, it's good and keeps you hooked especially if you like the actors and romance that develops slowly. I personally loved it. And then came the ending and ruined this drama for me forever.
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Because of you features the embroidery business, where Her Legend is the fine art of Hand Bags. A cruel relative switches places with female lead when she is to be adopted by a generous and kind woman. Female lead's talent, and positivity help her to rise up in her designs for bags but also to find the lady who was to be her adoptive mother.
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    SuraCupcake Jun 25, 2014

    Disappointing female lead...

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    Winter_ Jun 6, 2014

    not worth it but i finish it any way it wasn't bad at the beginning. and i must say they made UGLY LUXURY BAG i don't even want to wear it, i don't know why even in reality the most expensive bags ARE UGLY!

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    Joowonholic Apr 10, 2014

    It has a lot of potential in the beginning. I even raised my expectations on how wonderful it might end. But what a total dissapointment. A mediocre drama. tssk. -.-

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    kit1186 Jan 27, 2014

    Is this show worth watching because looking at the reviews it looks awful. The re-watch value is 1 and 3. Is this another Fashion King disaster because I don't want to go through that again.

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      Ginger Mar 2, 2014

      No not as bad as FK...just lots of Makjang & old cliches!

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    Musikklass Dec 8, 2013

    where can i watch this drama?

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    Jun_ Oct 31, 2013 - edited
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      Kfanatic Nov 23, 2013

      Now you know how I felt. I wondered what the Korean Drama critics or the koreans has to say about this after it was aired in their country.

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      Jun_ Dec 2, 2013

      I would really love to hear that myself as well, would be interesting! :)

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      nyny May 16, 2014

      Apparently the drama did well rating wise hmm :/

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    Jun_ Oct 30, 2013

    Having seen a bit more than half I must say it's very interesting to see what will happen next. However I dont like the main character never standing up for herself, never realizing how messed up others are, and always being overly kind.. I hope this doesn't have some ending where she forgives and forgets everything, hate those endings

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      Kfanatic Nov 9, 2013

      Jun_ the ending is exactly what you hope that should not have happened. I would love to read your comment again AFTER you watched this. I am pretty sure you will be @#&%*!! Good Luck watching this drama.

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    tlkdrama2me Oct 14, 2013

    I enjoyed this, but the ending was a bit disappointing. It felt rushed, unfinished and unfair. I know Jung Soo's love for designing bags was a big part of this storyline, but what the heck happened with her relationship w/ Ahjumma?? I wanted to see more like a flash forward into the future or something ..

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    dpcirizarry123 Oct 14, 2013

    BAD, BAD, BAD! This show had so much potential but WHAT HAPPENED? No chemistry between the leads, could you really tell how they fell in love? The bad people, acting was great but YOU CALL THAT PUNISHMENT? A complete waste of 20 hours. This is the first drama I have ever felt this way about.

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    darkn3ss Oct 13, 2013

    This Drama had potential, before they decided to turn it into a all seen before and once again they prove to me that I seriously need a vacation from K-dramas and it's villains that always get away with everything.

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      palak Oct 13, 2013

      oh god I hate those villains who get away with everything in the end BECAUSE APPARENTLY THEY REFLECTED ON THEIR MISTAKES. ughh.

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      darkn3ss Oct 13, 2013

      amen, and seriously Korean Dramas have been overdoing it lately.

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    Rainedon Oct 10, 2013

    I really enjoyed this drama in the the beginning and anticipated its showing each week. However, I was really disappointed with the ending. It was such a blah ending. The actors were good and their acting was really satisfactory though some characters could have evolved more. It's still not too bad if you want a romance comedy drama to fill in your days when you are craving for one.

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    Sony Oct 10, 2013

    Choi Jung Won... really... she can act sure... But goooawww! She can't cry. Her crying seems TOTALLY fake!

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    Chrisstina Oct 10, 2013

    Well this drama had potential. It wasn't the best of the year, but still I enjoyed watchng this. :) I gave it rank 8 :)

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    meganjoy12 Oct 9, 2013
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    ELFfreak Oct 9, 2013

    LOL, this drama had potential.
    But please the end hahahahaha.
    Still I gave it a 7.


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    South Korea
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  • Aired:

    Aug 5, 2013 to Oct 8, 2013
  • Aired On:

    Monday, Tuesday
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  • Duration:

    1 hr. 5 min.


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    6.9 (scored by 1,194 users)
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