Stars Falling From the Sky

Stars Falling From the Sky (2010)

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The drama draws a love story between two co-workers at an insurance company, with Kim Ji Hoon playing the company's whip-smart lawyer. Because he carries the hurt of having been abandoned by his birth mother, he doesn't easily open his heart to others. Jin Pal Kang (Choi Jung Won) is a 25-year-old employee of the company who becomes responsible for her five younger adopted siblings after her parents meet with sudden deaths.

  • Native title:

    별을 따다 줘
  • Also Known as:

    Pick the Stars ; Wish Upon a Star ; Byeoreul Ttada Jwo

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dreamer
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Jun 4, 2011
  • Overall 8.0
  • Story 8.0
  • Acting/Cast 9.0
  • Music 6.0
  • Rewatch Value 7.0
This drama was one of the few that I really enjoyed. The first few episodes took me for an emotional roller caster ride. It was more of a coming of age story line for the protagonist. As yo watch the episodes you realize that the protagonists relationship starts of slow but gets intense as you go on. During this drama you will laugh, get angry, and also cry a river of tears. read more I recommend it to all the drama crazed fans out there.
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BlueMind
5 of 5 people found this review helpful
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Jun 4, 2013
  • Overall 10
  • Story 10
  • Acting/Cast 9.0
  • Music 8.0
  • Rewatch Value 9.0
This was one of the first dramas I started after taking a major break from all Korean dramas and K-Pop. I was instantly pulled into the plot, Jin Pal Kang frustrated me at times but it was something she couldn't help.
I sympathised with Pal Kang so much as she had such a big burden to carry looking after all her little siblings.

I think what made me so addicted to the read more drama was all the kids, they made the drama so much more enjoyable and hilarious. All that family-must-stick-together feel was just too much for me and it was just plain adorable.

The characters all had really great development and the acting was fantastic, I think the kids did a really good job taking in to account that they were all so young and all of them were newbies when it came to show-biz except for Ji Bin, our trusty dongsaeng from BOF! Seeing Won Kang Ha softening up from his cold shell expecially around the kids was also extremely adorable.

The coincidences was sometimes a little too much and really frustrating especially watching the mystery of her parents death unravel. There were moments when I just wanted to fast forward everything while still knowing what happened just so justice could be served!

All in all, I loved this drama so much. I've already re-watched it twice and I would definitely recommend it to anyone who loves family relationships and really cute scenes!
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First half of dramas have quite similar atmosphere, similar characters, but second half of SFftS is not so good.
Recommended by loranar
The main character through live a similar change in the dramas.
And the dramas are about family-cohesion and about murder.
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    docnty 29 days ago

    Yeah, couldn't give this more than a 6 on account of the writers being so despicable and shallow by adding such stupid and idiotic and trash characters, Jae Young, Joon Ha, and Tae Gyu who just don't know when to give up. Will there ever be any writers that ACTUALLY DO know how to write a proper drama? I also think the writers were also amateurs because for some major events that happened, the writers just didn't show them, so disappointing, and the ending, what was up with that? So rushed and confusing...

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    docnty Oct 24, 2014
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    pattyrn4 May 14, 2014

    The overacting by the female lead was awful. Her emotions, indignation, humor, or tears did not sound or feel real. It killed the romance. For the 3 males leads to all be in love with her was absurd. My least favorite drama!

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    Mika_Mika May 6, 2014

    I love this drama. It's great. I never thought 20 episodes would pass by so fast.

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    WhiteCloud Mar 7, 2014
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    GreenPaintedRose Feb 2, 2014

    Finally a drama with a family which has a lot of kids that's not (completely) cliched ;)
    Could tottaly relate to this - great!

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    soumatra Jan 28, 2014
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    greyhippo Dec 8, 2013

    I was so worried I wasn't going to like. I'm so glad I gave it a try. I love it.
    The script was sometimes a little rough around the edges but it's still great.

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    go2luv13 Jul 1, 2013

    does anyone knows where Shin Dong Wook and what is he up to now?I miss him on dramas

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      allyson Aug 5, 2013

      I think I remember reading somewhere he had some sort of disease and that he was retiring from acting for the time-being :(

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      go2luv13 Aug 6, 2013

      ur response is much appreciated.i hope he doesn't have a serious disease.get well soon shin dong wook.

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      go2luv13 Aug 19, 2013

      thanks again.i hope and pray that he'll get over it.can't imagine how depressing on his side.i read the article. i have met pt. who's suffering from this type of disease.it's really awful but i know he's a fighter and had a strong will as he describes himself.

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    LuvK Jun 5, 2013

    the plot was good, i enjoyed it, but the only thing was the romance, i felt it was rushed or something, but other than that, i love the kids, and also the other characters.

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    Mivaaa Mar 30, 2013

    This drama was so good! I was stuck and loved every second of it! Ok not every because of that annoying Jae Young... and at the time I hated her so much i started calling her fish face... But anyways, I loved the romance between the main characters but it was not the most important thing, no it was the main actress, her role was so cool and you could really feel pain for her and you were happy that she could fins her happiness :) I am a great fan of Kim Ji Hoon and I must say that this is one of the best dramas he has made, I was fascinated of his character, because, even if he was cold in "Why did you come to my house" so was he also simple to read, but this time he had so much feeling in his acting that the story became more and more real. And I can't help but loving the scenes with him and Pa Rang, they just have this awesome bond, but that isn't the only kid he is awesome with, no also the baby! When he walks around with him on the arm, so cute!

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      skysija Apr 3, 2013

      I think too. ^^ I had a good feel after the drama

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    byjohanna Mar 6, 2013

    Absolutely adored this drama. the kids stole the show! In my opinion worth the watch, it makes you laugh and cry :)

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    christina2699 Feb 26, 2013

    Are there good kiss scenes in this drama? lol

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    NotYourOppa Feb 19, 2013

    Great and worth rewatch! (acutally watches it 2 times so on:) surprisingly in 2nd time I discovered that male lead takes off his shirt in veeery sexy way;)

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    hayleykrunch Jan 27, 2013

    Does Anyone Know Who The Person That Plays Baby Nam is ? He's So Adorable <3 ^-^

Details

  • Country:

    South Korea
  • Type:

    Drama
  • Episodes:

    20
  • Aired:

    Jan 4, 2010 to Mar 16, 2010
  • Network:

    SBS
  • Duration:

    1 hr. 2 min.

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  • Score:

    7.7 (scored by 3,063 users)
  • Ranked:

    #862
  • Popularity:

    #222

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