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  • Drama: Temptation
  • Country: South Korea
  • Episodes: 20
  • Aired On: Monday, Tuesday
  • Network: SBS
  • Duration: 60 min.
  • Rating: Not Yet Rated

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  • Score: 6.9 (scored by 894 users)
  • Ranked: #2263
  • Popularity: #981
  • Members: 2,436

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6.9
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Ratings: 6.9/10 from 894 users
# of Members: 2,436
Reviews: 13 users
Ranked #2263
Popularity #981
Members 894

A melodrama about a married man who receives a huge sum of money from a woman to repay the huge debt he owes. Complications arise when the woman demands total submission from him, which jeopardizes his relationship with his wife.

  • Country: South Korea
  • Type: Drama
  • Episodes: 20
  • Aired: Jul 14, 2014 - Sep 16, 2014
  • Aired On: Monday, Tuesday
  • Network: SBS
  • Duration: 60 min.
  • Score: 6.9 (scored by 894 users)
  • Ranked: #2263
  • Popularity: #981
  • Rating: Not Yet Rated

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purplenette
26 people found this review helpful
Sep 21, 2014
Overall 7.5
Story 7.0
Acting/Cast 8.0
Music 8.0
Rewatch Value 4.5
Temptation is a strange story. It isn't necessarily about an affair. It is the story of a couple in a desperate situation that make desperate decisions which changes their lives forever. One woman turns from sweet to bitter while the other turns from cold to caring. The men's characters pretty much stay the same. I'm confused as to why I watched this and found it interesting. I found that my opinion on the characters of this drama is very different from the opinions of other people.

I have read countless comments of symathy for Na Hong Joo played by Park Ha Sun. I'm probably the only person that finds her character to be at first fake, then bitter and hateful. I don't for a minute buy into the thought that she was ever sweet and innocent. She forgets that she started the chain of events with her desperate action. What did she think her husband would do knowing that he caused her to take that desperate act over money? She made Cha Seok Hoon played by Kwon Sang Woo do something that he would have never thought of doing except that he knew it would save his family monitarily. Then when he tried to make it up to her and prove his love, she turned away from him. To top it off she goes on to blame him for the misery she creates herself and becomes a bitter bitch that I just can't stand. Now, I don't for one minute believe that Yoo Se Young played by Choi Ji Woo is blameless. However, I don't think she is the evil crazy bitch that everyone seems to think that she is. I think she was lonely and bored. She says she was testing them, but I believe she just wanted what they had for even a minute. However, the writer turning her into a victim is stupid and doesn't fit her character as a strong successful woman. Now, for Kang Min Woo played by Lee Jung Jin. I find no redeaming characteristics in this narcissistic jerk who treats women like objects and has no respect for people in general. I can't stand him. The other actors are fine. If you like C.N.Blue, then you will enjoy Lee Jong Shin's part as Hong Joo's brother.

The music is excellent.

I probably won't rewatch this.

I'm not sure if I recommend this drama. Watch it at your own discression.

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jasy2082
19 people found this review helpful
Sep 21, 2014
Overall 9.0
Story 9.0
Acting/Cast 9.0
Music 10
Rewatch Value 8.0
Do you want to hear a 2nd Opinion on this drama : ) ?

Ok, Let’s see, why did I like it :

A – Actors: I DO LIKE how fresh and dare the roles is for both main Leads, sure I am a fan for them together and separately and I do believe they are very good actors, However , to accept a role that you might be judged upon from viewers as unfaithful husband and a cold hearted home wrecker women, this is intimidating ..

B – Storyline : The fact that there is no Black and White zones, it’s not villains and angels show, so if you are looking for a show like this, most properly you wouldn’t like this one , However this show beautifully mirrored how a human can change , grow to love, grow to hate , grow to be insecure even in the strongest relationships..

C – Most viewers who started the show , completed it even though they didn’t like it , sure for different reasons, but I would put this kind of drama on my drama list for sure , it got the factors that builds every good drama , good storyline with slow paced development..

D – The soundtracks , I needn’t say more, it’s purely addictive :) and well played..

Finally , the ending seemed realistic , reflecting hope , although I was quite sure the last 5 episodes could have been more invested and more detailed to enrich the ending more .. it left me feeling that may be 2 more episodes are needed.

Go ahead and watch the drama if you want a mature realistic romance

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