Love in Sadness

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Other name: I Love You When I’m Sad, Seulpool Ddae Saranghanda, Love You In Sadness, I Love When I’m Sad
Category: Korea Drama 2019
Genre(s): Romance, Drama, Melodrama
Release: Feb 23, 2019 – Apr 27, 2019 Runtime: Saturday 21:00
Episode(s): 40 Country: Korea
Broadcast: MBC Language: Korean Subtitle: English
Director(s): Choi Yi Sup, Yoo Bum Sang Writer(s): Song Jung Rim
Cast: Ji Hyun Woo, Park Han Byul, Ryu Soo Young, Wang Bit Na, Park Ha Na

Summary

The drama is described as being the story of a romance with life and death consequences. The main leads are a woman who is being chased, a man who is chasing after her, and the man who helps to hide her from her chaser. There will be perilous pursuits, secret desires, and social commentary.

Seo Jung Won (Ji Hyun Woo) is a plastic surgeon. He is a good person, smart and handsome. He falls in love with Yoon Ma Ri (Park Han Byul). Yoon Ma Ri is an artist and the daughter-in-law of a chaebol family. Her marriage life is miserable. Her husband Kang In Wook (Ryu Soo Young) looks like a perfect husband, but he is obsessed with Yoon Ma Ri and violent towards her. Yoon Ma Ri decides to escape from her obsessive husband. She then meets Seo Jung Won and falls in love with him.

Love in Sadness is a love story that encapsulates the mythical-like fate of love that is so coveted that it ignores all bounds. In it, love outweighs what the world thinks, ignores the pain and anguish with it, and pursues its destiny. In the drama, Ma Ri is a beautiful girl, married into wealth with a seemingly perfect life. Ironically, her husband, In Wook, who looks like a more than ideal husband, is an obsessive lunatic who is also violently abusive. When he pushes her too far, she reaches out for help from Jung Won, an honest, smart, handsome plastic surgeon. And when he agrees to help her escape from her husband’s hands, they fall in love. But In Wook, who is consumed by his obsession for her, isn’t going to let her get away from his grasp. Watch as these two characters struggle to stay on their arduous road to love.