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  • Drama: When It's At Night
  • Country: South Korea
  • Episodes: 17
  • Aired: Jun 23, 2008 - Aug 19, 2008
  • Aired On: Monday, Tuesday
  • Network: MBC
  • Duration: 1 hr. 11 min.
  • Rating: Not Yet Rated

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  • Score: 7.3 (scored by 1,018 users)
  • Ranked: #2532
  • Popularity: #1603
  • Watchers: 2,012

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When It's At Night
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Kim Bum Sang was a university arts instructor who got passed over for promotion due to lack of family connection. He specialized in examining archeological treasures and all he wanted was to make a name for himself and get ahead in this world. Heo Cho Hwi worked as a supervisor at the Cultural Theft Devision in the hope that it would help her find her father who was a treasure hunter-thief and had been missing for 7 years. The story evolves art thefts and how these two clashes in their pursuit. Add Synopsis In Spanish

  • Country: South Korea
  • Type: Drama
  • Episodes: 17
  • Aired: Jun 23, 2008 - Aug 19, 2008
  • Aired On: Monday, Tuesday
  • Network: MBC
  • Duration: 1 hr. 11 min.
  • Score: 7.3 (scored by 1,018 users)
  • Ranked: #2532
  • Popularity: #1603
  • Rating: Not Yet Rated

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Completed
Akumi
12 people found this review helpful
Mar 24, 2013
17 of 17 episodes seen
Completed 0
Overall 10
Story 10
Acting/Cast 10
Music 9.0
Rewatch Value 10
I put off watching this drama because I thought it was just another rom/com romance with the usual clinches and gimmicks. I was flat out wrong. Within ten minutes of the first episode, I was a gonner. I am hopelessly in love with the drama from episode one to seventeen!

It has the treasure hunt feel to it throughout, which supplies danger and intrigue, it has a romance plot that is realistic and honest, it has political aspects and the far reaching hands of corrupt and powerful businessmen, and it has police investigations. I mean really, what more is there?

The actors and actresses all played their roles really well. Especially Kim Sun Ah as Heo Cho Hwi and Lee Dong Gun as Kim Bum Sang. They were very real characters and their romance was just wonderful to watch. I swear you can feel them fall in love, feel their intensity, and they're very 3D in their personalities. I've seen a lot of romance dramas, and I have to say that even though the romantic plot wasn't the main priority, these two are my absolute favorite couple. That's even taking into account QIHM's couple! They fit so well together, their teasing and one upping each other was hilarious to watch, and their love and comforting of each other was even better. It was a fun ride to see them finally trust one another.

The supporting cast was also very well acted. The crazy and conceited Joo Hyun was hilarious, if not annoying at times. I really enjoyed watching her character develop and strive to be more and think more than just about herself. Officer Kang was also played very well. While he may be considered second male lead, I really loved him. I can't say much more without giving anything about later plots, but he's adorable.

The music in this was pretty good. There were some times where I thought they could have chosen a better song, but it never really detracted from the scenes. Overall, it didn't bother me too much. There is that one song (Can't remember the name) that is the ending theme that I really enjoy and is stuck in my head. XD

I guess my main point is, if you want hilarity, romance, danger, a good plot,intrigue, treasure hunts, and realistic couples, this is a drama you have to watch! I could gush all day and fangirl all over the place about this drama, but I'll force myself to stop and console myself over the fact that there isn't a second season by re-watching it and pretending there is. :P

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Completed
KdramaQueen89
8 people found this review helpful
Sep 24, 2012
17 of 17 episodes seen
Completed 0
Overall 7.0
Story 7.0
Acting/Cast 9.0
Music 7.0
Rewatch Value 5.0
I was bored and looking for a romcom cause ive seen all the best ones and I thought this one seemed different...

Story: Kind of have mixed feelings about it. It was very well written because it had a plot and at the same time kept the lightness of usual romcom fare. I also liked that the romance was very simple and straightforward. However I'll be honest and say that the antique crimes setting wasn't the most fascinating and often bored me. Cute simple ending.

Acting/Cast: Kim Sun Ah and Lee Dong Gun are already known to be talented actors but i just loved thier chemistry. It wasnt intense or anything but thier relationship felt very natural which matched the lightness of the drama (it didnt focus heavily on romance).

I thought it was interesting that Kim Jung Hwa played a supporting role when she started out playing main roles in dramas and movies. I dont know but her acting in this was just over the top. It really made her character annoying. I did think her side romance with the Chief was cute. Oh and I cant forget to mention Park Ki Woong who although only had a supporting role as KSA's brother, he managed to play a significant role by the end. He is just an amazing actor so it was nice to see him in this.

Music: Fit the drama but nothing too memorable.

Rewatch: I dont think this is something i have to see again.

Overall if you like light crime dramas then you'll enjoy this, but if your looking for something more engaging id say look elsewhere.

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