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  1. 1. What will happen to the OTP at the end of this drama?

    • Sweet happy ending for Ri-ri in SK
    • Cue sad music ..the divide is just too great ..the OTP will be separated
    • An open ending where they will meet again on the bridge in Switzerland ...

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Update 1: I'm a little heartbroken that our Screenwriter didn't get the Best Screenplay award :'( I'm getting more and more anxious as the award goes by because I sincerely just want all of our CLOY nominees to win :'( 

 

Update 2: Aww, uri Pyo Chi Soo didn't win Best Supporting Actor as well. But that's ok! I'm just really happy to see him again with the CLOY crew team!

 

Update 3: Kim Sun-young won Best Supporting Actress!!!!! She's so happy she's crying while giving her speech. So so so so proud of her!!!!!!! 

 

Update 4: HB and YJ won the Tiktok Popularity Award and they went on stage together to receive it!

 

Update 5: Uri Director didn't get the Best Director award :'( Uri Director you've worked really hard!!! Please continue to be happy and bring us your smiles!

 

Update 6: Both HB and YJ didn't get the Best Actor and Best Actress award. I'm really hoping for either one of them to get Daesang please pleaseeeeee

 

Final Update: No Daesang for CLOY

 

I'd like to congratulate CLOY again for getting so many nominations at Baeksang this year. There's a discussion over at BinJin shipping thread that says it could be due to the political issue/tension that CLOY couldn't win many awards or even Daesang. I just thought why give it so many nominations if it can't win that many in the first place anyway due to the given political restraint. BUT that doesn't really matter, being nominated just shows how much CLOY is loved. CLOY has already won so many hearts globally, so not winning any big awards at Baeksang shouldn't let us down. 

 

Happy weekend everyone! 

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Ratings episode 14 (Nielsen Korea)   Nationwide: 17.705% Seoul: 18.612%  

@Lawyerh , @cenching , @sadthe1st @Sejabin , @im0202 , @vangsweetie637 @lu09 @Sarang21 @thanie , @hibiscus23  now we know how he will be if his wife giving birth  # don’t move darling   

more kiss will be clearly dangerous    Seri : that enough I can’t handle it  Oppa face expression ( are you sure   )       

Well, that's a wrap!  My heart's breaking for CLOY/SYJ/HB.  But what actually matters is how they feel!  Hope they don't get discouraged.  Acting was the best of the best and writing too, and not to mention the popularity/tourism draws (eventually) from the international community- anyway, they're winners to us - sure we all agree. :)

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3 hours ago, ncly said:

Update 1: I'm a little heartbroken that our Screenwriter didn't get the Best Screenplay award :'( I'm getting more and more anxious as the award goes by because I sincerely just want all of our CLOY nominees to win :'( 

 

Update 2: Aww, uri Pyo Chi Soo didn't win Best Supporting Actor as well. But that's ok! I'm just really happy to see him again with the CLOY crew team!

I haven't been here for a long time, was busy with life but silently lurked around. I had to comment today though. I was very expectant over the best screenplay, best actor and maybe best supporting actor (I was 50/50).. I thought they were already given but now the results are over I feel like CLOY was robbed. I understand Koreans love healing dramas but there are plenty of them out there. Although I disliked the earlier projects of Park Jieun writer-nim, CLOY was the best of her..I can even dare to say it was the best writing of last couple of years (in this romantic genre)..CLOY team as a whole worked so hard for this amazing drama under very harsh conditions and political pressures, I think the judge commitee should have at least awarded them with the best screenplay even if they didn't give the best drama award. 

 

CLOY also sparked so much interest to K-dramas like it was in early 2000s. Maybe Koreans don't really care about it, they maybe like realistic stories that portray daily lives....I can't help wonder why they gave daesang to My love from the stars few years back..I don't know I might be just ranting.. I just feel like they are robbed :( 

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Reposting this here: 

 

I lost faith of CLOY winning the big awards a while ago when i saw the articles about how tense South Korea and North Korea were becoming again. I think they simply could not go there at the moment. The drama is still loved but i think the media had to play it safe here and gave them popularity awards mostly. 

 

Personally seeing Hyun Bin and Son Ye Jin winning an award TOGETHER and it being a popularity award knowing how loved this drama is INTERNATIONALLY is more special to me. Even though the entire team deserved more awards, i'll take this one. 

 

Adding; This event confirmed to me what i already knew and i'm so happy. They already won when they were offered this drama together and the public already showed them what the drama meant to them. 

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5 hours ago, lavanta said:

I haven't been here for a long time, was busy with life but silently lurked around. I had to comment today though. I was very expectant over the best screenplay, best actor and maybe best supporting actor (I was 50/50).. I thought they were already given but now the results are over I feel like CLOY was robbed. I understand Koreans love healing dramas but there are plenty of them out there. Although I disliked the earlier projects of Park Jieun writer-nim, CLOY was the best of her..I can even dare to say it was the best writing of last couple of years (in this romantic genre)..CLOY team as a whole worked so hard for this amazing drama under very harsh conditions and political pressures, I think the judge commitee should have at least awarded them with the best screenplay even if they didn't give the best drama award. 

 

CLOY also sparked so much interest to K-dramas like it was in early 2000s. Maybe Koreans don't really care about it, they maybe like realistic stories that portray daily lives....I can't help wonder why they gave daesang to My love from the stars few years back..I don't know I might be just ranting.. I just feel like they are robbed :( 

Exactly...I can't just express how sad I felt the moment the last award was announced.I was a crying mess. It hurt so much.. As I already kept low expectations I would've accepted  HB-YJ not getting awards as they already won the hearts of the fans. But as a whole ,CLOY should have won best drama or best screenplay atleast.. I m neither bashing other awarded dramas  nor claiming that they were undeserving. It is just that CLOY was deserving too. Just like those dramas managed to get multiple major awards ,CLOY should have got one too. I have lost faith in award shows in my home country and for me it seems it will happen with k-ent as well .

So good by Tiktok , vlive.. first time watched an award show without understanding a thing. Never gonna try again.. I lost my trust.

CLOY got really robbed. First Baeksang gave it so many nominations, used it for popularity only to let us down and made a fool of us. I guess the nk scene really hindered its success. Cause if Alien drama or Goblin drama or even some other military styled drama could get Daesang,then why not CLOY.It excelled in romantic genre and I have never felt so great watching any other drama .

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I have watched DOTS,MLFTS, Goblin but didn't like any of those . CLOY is the only exception for me and definitely deserves better.

What we can do now is just console each other and share some support. It is so ironic that the story which was all about korea and its koreanness didn't get recognised in its home turf but became a frenzy internationally. A single award won't change its fate. You won millions of hearts. Well done.:thumbsup:

I doubt if any of the other dramas will appeal to such a wide spectrum of audience from various age groups to across all genders. That's why CLOY is what it is. It is not the only drama out there on Netflix.. And many newcomers liked CLOY first without knowing who SYJ-HB were before. That alone says all about CLOY power.

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9 minutes ago, eLizza said:

It is so ironic that the story which was all about korea and its koreanness didn't get recognised in its home turf but became a frenzy internationally.

Exactly! In my opinion it displayed the true essence of being Korean no matter which circumstances drew them apart or any other factors affected them. It should invoke proud feelings like DOTS for example because not every patriotic feelings are associated with military. It could be captured with shared culture/history and pain. And I believe CLOY depicted that feeling in the most honest form you can get from a K-drama given all the pressures from political sides. That's why it is not a simple K-drama for me who has been watching K-dramas for more than 10 years. As you said, it captured millions of hearts:heart: I am grateful to all the people who worked on and behind of this amazing project! 

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41 minutes ago, eLizza said:

Exactly...I can't just express how sad I felt the moment the last award was announced.I was a crying mess. It hurt so much.. As I already kept low expectations I would've accepted  HB-YJ not getting awards as they already won the hearts of the fans. But as a whole ,CLOY should have won best drama or best screenplay atleast.. I m neither bashing other awarded dramas  nor claiming that they were undeserving. It is just that CLOY was deserving too. Just like those dramas managed to get multiple major awards ,CLOY should have got one too. I have lost faith in award shows in my home country and for me it seems it will happen with k-ent as well .

So good by Tiktok , vlive.. first time watched an award show without understanding a thing. Never gonna try again.. I lost my trust.

CLOY got really robbed. First Baeksang gave it so many nominations, used it for popularity only to let us down and made a fool of us. I guess the nk scene really hindered its success. Cause if Alien drama or Goblin drama or even some other military styled drama could get Daesang,then why not CLOY.It excelled in romantic genre and I have never felt so great watching any other drama .

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I have watched DOTS,MLFTS, Goblin but didn't like any of those . CLOY is the only exception for me and definitely deserves better.

What we can do now is just console each other and share some support. It is so ironic that the story which was all about korea and its koreanness didn't get recognised in its home turf but became a frenzy internationally. A single award won't change its fate. You won millions of hearts. Well done.:thumbsup:

I doubt if any of the other dramas will appeal to such a wide spectrum of audience from various age groups to across all genders. That's why CLOY is what it is. It is not the only drama out there on Netflix.. And many newcomers liked CLOY first without knowing who SYJ-HB were before. That alone says all about CLOY power.

 

Can I just quote everything you wrote and say YES YES YES to it! I was feeling so down when the final award was announced. Yes, my expectations were low, but not that low. Because I truly believe CLOY was an award-worthy drama. We can argue about acting awards cuz that can be subjective based on preference of judges, audience etc. But for best drama, or daesang or screenplay, surely CLOY is deserving of at least one of those?? So yes, I have also lost my confidence in Baeksang, unfortunately. Call me bias, but I guess as an international viewer, I am going to stop my expectations of Korean awards in the future cuz it looks like it doesn't align to mine.... 

 

I've never been so disappointed before in an award show, but this time I really was. CLOY was really robbed.

 

P.S. Thanks for posting and expressing this. I had so many feelings but I was at a loss for words. I actually feel better after reading your post.

 

 

 

 

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57 minutes ago, eLizza said:

Exactly...I can't just express how sad I felt the moment the last award was announced.I was a crying mess. It hurt so much.. As I already kept low expectations I would've accepted  HB-YJ not getting awards as they already won the hearts of the fans. But as a whole ,CLOY should have won best drama or best screenplay atleast.. I m neither bashing other awarded dramas  nor claiming that they were undeserving. It is just that CLOY was deserving too. Just like those dramas managed to get multiple major awards ,CLOY should have got one too. I have lost faith in award shows in my home country and for me it seems it will happen with k-ent as well .

So good by Tiktok , vlive.. first time watched an award show without understanding a thing. Never gonna try again.. I lost my trust.

CLOY got really robbed. First Baeksang gave it so many nominations, used it for popularity only to let us down and made a fool of us. I guess the nk scene really hindered its success. Cause if Alien drama or Goblin drama or even some other military styled drama could get Daesang,then why not CLOY.It excelled in romantic genre and I have never felt so great watching any other drama .

 

I doubt if any of the other dramas will appeal to such a wide spectrum of audience from various age groups to across all genders. That's why CLOY is what it is. It is not the only drama out there on Netflix.. And many newcomers liked CLOY first without knowing who SYJ-HB were before. That alone says all about CLOY power.

 

Agreed!!  With many of you here.  It's still SO SAD.  I never want to fall into "group think" where we all just express our similar opinions and block other viewpoints out; I don't think CLOY fans are doing that at all.  Objectively speaking the impact of CLOY is evident in itself by the sheer number of existing k-drama fans and new k-drama fans - many people who otherwise would not be interested in k-ent are now embracing it due to their encounter with CLOY.  The exposure to many countries across different continents, beyond Asia.  Isn't that type of impact credit worthy?  Wasn't that one of the reasons for DOTS' success - its ability to make a widespread cultural impact?  But until reading a couple different posts on this forum, I didn't know that CLOY wasn't perceived (in SK) the same way it is/has been on the international front - didn't know that at all.  At the end of the day, I guess I misunderstood the qualitative factors forming the assessment criteria applied to the nominated dramas.  As for the acting, for sure I feel our OTP as individual actors were snubbed, some form of recognition for their acting skills was necessary - but not given.  I'm equally disappointed with the lack of award for our director... as much as we praise CLOY's story, honestly the execution of the scenes (which I attribute to the director) was remarkable (less the direction of the kissing scenes but lets not go there again lol) - I think the feelings of disappointment will continue a while longer.  Such a long paragraph just to vent - le sigh!

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Silent reader but pushed to write down my thoughts due to Baeksang results. I was hoping for CLOY Daesang if not SYJ,  but turned out nothing. I felt nervous the whole time I was watching because I was waiting for CLOY nominees to be called, but disappointed at some extent. Like what I heard  from

many, we didn’t get it here, maybe we can go internationally then :sweatingbullets: like Asian Awards? Emmy’s? Why not, they deserve it. 

Everything about CLOY was perfect. Good job to our beloved writer, director, actors and staff- all efforts are recognised outside SK to a bigger world out there. What I am more amazed about is the audience attraction, it cut through all ages which was not easy. In the end, it will always be my number 1 kdrama. The popularity awards they received represents our sentiment and it was acknowledged by our fave couple. -_-

 

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OMG y’all just took the words right out of my mouth. I’m feeling so bummed to be quite honest. CLOY was totally robbed. I didn’t expect much about the acting awards cause the competition was stiff but CLOY totally deserved to get the Grand Prize if not Best Drama considering its impact on Hallyu wave. THEY frikken revived it and gave it new audiences from ALL OVER the world! The glowing reviews from various and major international media, the rankings on Netflix from all over the world, the record-breaking tv ratings, the number of viewership and even how CLOY-dominated the comments were during Vlive’s broadcast, I don’t see any dramas with the same feat, not even DOTS or Goblin back in their days.
 

It’s really a bummer how politics could’ve played a role here. CLOY recently headlined the international news about NK being offended with some dialogue used in the series: 
https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8383745/amp/North-Korea-cracks-SARCASM-great-idea.html

 

Nonetheless, I believe CLOY deserves more. It’s a beautiful series literally in every aspect and is loved by audiences everywhere and it’s a shame Korea couldn’t give the credit it is due because Kim Jung Un is having tantrums. 


I checked out the comments on Naver and although the translations are a bit off I could tell a lot of them are also disappointed CLOY only got the popularity awards. Some even find it preposterous and are suggesting TvN should just get it’s own award giving body since the cable shows were pretty much ignored by Baeksang anyway. 
 

Here’s the link if you want to check it out: 

 

https://m.tv.naver.com/v/14148221
 

 

I’m really hoping the Emmy’s or its international counterpart will recognize CLOY’s greatness. I’ve also lost faith in the Korean awards, for a time it felt like they only used CLOY for clout. I feel stupid for staying up til 7am in the morning to watch it. I’m in the US east coast. Lol. I watched the whole red carpet thing but fell asleep during the long a$$ commercial break so I missed the part when our OTPs went up the stage for the popularity award, woke up right after it only to be disappointed cause they didn’t get any awards anyway. I’m so mad I couldn’t sleep. I should’ve just went to bed early LOL 

 


 

 

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1 hour ago, MsHoon2219 said:

It’s really a bummer how politics could’ve played a role here. CLOY recently headlined the international news about NK being offended with some dialogue used in the series: 

It is not that they have problem with series that got anything to do with NK. Ashfall is a movie which was also criticised by NK along with CLOY. But its perspective towards NK was opposite to  that of CLOY and it was a disaster movie. LBH from Ashfall beat the actor of Parasite in the recently concluded Grand Bell awards..also called korean oscars. I may get flocked for it but it is just my personal opinion that SK likes to glorify itself too much. Hence no problem with Ashfall but certainly with CLOY. Thats why it may tend to neglect the humanizing part of nk civilians and mistake it as being romanticised. It is just my observation though and I can't generalise all the skoreans for it. Cause there are many devastated CLOYfans within sk itself.I believe art has no boundaries but it is SK after all where anything can be blown out of proportion...

I repeat none of the nominees could cater to the taste of such a diverse audience as CLOY did.

As far as I know it won't be eligible for  Emmys as it needs to air in  one of the tv networks of US. Not sure though if they include Netflix or not. But if CLOY manages to garner an international award, it will be good to look at the face of naysayers.

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27 minutes ago, MsHoon2219 said:

it’s a shame Korea couldn’t give the credit it is due because Kim Jung Un is having tantrums. 

 

Another silent reader.  It is a shame.  But it makes sense politically to avoid dealing with an unpredictable tyrant because the SK government would be blamed for allowing the drama to be praised and trouble could happen.

 

This reminds me of an article I read just yesterday on the BBC about Kim Yo-Jong's (sister of Kim Jong Un) very caustic over-the-top reaction to balloons being sent over the NK border apparently by NK defectors:

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"Human scum - little short of wild animals who betrayed their own homeland - are engrossed in such unbecoming acts... they are sure to be called mongrel dogs as they bark in where they should not."

 

Ms Kim then said the "owners of the mongrel dogs" - that is, the South Korean government - should be held to account.

 

She threatened to scrap a no-hostility military pact, shut down the North-South liaison office, and withdraw from the joint-venture Kaesong Industrial Park.

 

source:  South Korean balloons: Plans to stop people sending cross-border messages

 

This is just an example and it has nothing really to do with the drama (aside from it being about things flying over the DMZ) but it does speak to the extremism of the NK leadership.  We cannot begin to imagine the deep levels of distrust and the hate that is preached there.

 

One of the "problems" of this drama seems to be that it was so accurate in depicting the poor lives of those in NK.  And, worse, the "ease" with which the male lead seems to overcome the borders.  This would probably be seen as very subversive.

 

I posted this before but it is enlightening about how one NK defector sees CLOY as accurate:

 

It would have been wonderful if CLOY had been recognized at awards ceremonies but the fact that it was not speaks volumes about the potential ramifications politically between the North and the South.

 

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I know I m not supposed to write consecutive posts but can't help it.. Just want to rant some more. Only then I will get some peaceful sleep...

It makes me feel more awfull thinking that if we are finding it so hard to digest then imagine the reaction of the entire CLOY team ..:tears:.. How bad they must feel..Those NK sets, VFX used to create the NK relics and small small details. And not to forget 6 months of gruelling shoot fighting the cold winter. Baeksang I will not let this slide .

So I don't have the right to say anything against the winners cause I haven't watched those series yet and I m no critic.And people genuinely seem to praise them. So no comments on those. 

 

But atleast I can differentiate between  a masterpiece and a mediocre piece. As I have watched some of the high profile Baeksang winning dramas..allow me to share my thoughts on those.

WARNING: I m putting it under spoilers so that none of you get offended if your faves feature here. Just my thoughts.. may sound harsh so better not take a peek. Finally ..Don't take it personally..I just need to vent out my frustration.

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Hmmm..So 2014.. Baeksang Daesang went to JJH for MLFTS. She was good ..created many fashion trends.. Her comedy was amazing but.... no emotional connection.. my eyes were dry and just couldn't wait for it to finish once all the light hearted moments in the drama were over.

On the other hand ..Melo queen..SYJ..she was a full package delivering stunningly in every existing department.. Jurors what do you need more.:angry:..

#BaeksangIdonttrustyouanymore

 

Coming back to 2016.. Baeksang Daesang to DOTS.. Reason: Great cultural impact, pan-asia hit and arouse nationalism. I believe Signal should have got it instead.

 

Isn't CLOY more or less doing the same. DOTS arouse the patriotic feeling within SK whereas CLOY provided a subtle insight into the korean peninsula for the entire world to see and empathise with their pain.It is not only hit in Asia but around the world with articles coming left and right. I watched a video today which said 68 pc youngsters still believe in unification. I don't think it is due to CLOY. But this issue is also a type of nationalism.

My opinion on DOTS: Overpatriotic.. Dozens of such products are found in my country's industry.

Cheesiest romance ever witnessed... Both start flirting from the first episode itself:lol:..Kind of double love at first sight and dead fish kisses with some wooden acting.

.Lamest plot twist ..-lol!! You are infected with a highly contagious deadly virus and lo!! the cure is found within few days. And here we are still uncertain of this Corona.

However the second leads kind of saved it for me.

 Let us focus on 2018: Baeksang Daesang.. Won by writer KES of Goblin.She wrote DOTS as well. So how can I have high expectations from her. But....Goblin was better than DOTs in many ways..Apart from the main OTP the plot of secondary actors were fully fleshed with good music to accompany.The supporting casts were awesome. ML was good too. My problem is with the story which started with a bang and then went on in continuous loops with many plotholes. I had so many questions but no one could ever answer those. The reason is simple!! Cause they were a genuine plotholes .Goblin started dragging in the middle half and I lost interest. I guess such mythical tales about goblins and grim reaper s must not be  unique in korea.

Coming back to PJE..She created a fantastical story but with so many limitations to give it a realistic touch unlike KES who had full liberty to experiment with everything..PJE created a world never seen before..and painstakingly took more than  10 years to build it.

 

PS:: These were just my views..I know many of you are fond of these shows..But don't take any offence. I may complain here but in reality they won however CLOY didn't.Nothing can change this fact...And I find it so unfair cause if these shows deserve to be awarded then CLOY should be the frontrunner .But look at the reality ..sigh!!..:tears:

 

Hence.. Baeksang you did dirty CLOY ..I just want more international praise so that you can question yourself whether you did right or wrong with CLOY by not giving it recognition. Due to some of the mentioned reasons  above I was skeptical of your judgement. But atleast you gave some awards to incredible performances as well which outweighed some of your bad decisions. Now I won't ever believe you... 

Mods if this seems offensive..just delete it .. Hope you understand..We are hurt..

Again I agree with the NK thing.. and that's why they avoided it.. Sigh!! But you shouldn't have toyed with our hearts giving so much hope in tge first place...

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2 hours ago, eLizza said:

It is not that they have problem with series that got anything to do with NK. Ashfall is a movie which was also criticised by NK along with CLOY. But its perspective towards NK was opposite to  that of CLOY and it was a disaster movie. LBH from Ashfall beat the actor of Parasite in the recently concluded Grand Bell awards..also called korean oscars. I may get flocked for it but it is just my personal opinion that SK likes to glorify itself too much. Hence no problem with Ashfall but certainly with CLOY. Thats why it may tend to neglect the humanizing part of nk civilians and mistake it as being romanticised. It is just my observation though and I can't generalise all the skoreans for it. Cause there are many devastated CLOYfans within sk itself.I believe art has no boundaries...

I repeat none of the nominees could cater to the taste of such a diverse audience as CLOY did.

As far as I know it won't be eligible for  Emmys as it needs to air in  one of the tv networks of US. Not sure though if they include Netflix or not. But if CLOY manages to garner an international award, it will be good to look at the face of naysayers.


On point with your observation re: SK glorification. Their sense of nationalism is very high, probably why they can’t really appreciate the beauty and edge of CLOY from an international audience’s perspective. The world has always been curious about world’s most isolated society and seeing it in a new light through a very addictive, heartwarming well-crafted rom-com is revolutionary. If watching it didn’t make you wish and scream for reunification every 5 dang minutes then I don’t know what is. To the world, the show is phenomenal, but probably to South Koreans, the show brought more positive spotlight on its enemy rather than on their own country so it’s quite understandable. Sigh...quoting Seri during one of her farewell conversations with the ducklings in Seoul, “I wish the world will become a beautiful place...” 


As for Emmy’s, there’s a slight chance as CLOY is a Netflix produced series but I believe there is an International Emmy’s award as well which will probably give them better chances of getting nominations and hopefully much

deserving wins.

 

2 hours ago, thistle said:

 

Another silent reader.  It is a shame.  But it makes sense politically to avoid dealing with an unpredictable tyrant because the SK government would be blamed for allowing the drama to be praised and trouble could happen.

 

This reminds me of an article I read just yesterday on the BBC about Kim Yo-Jong's (sister of Kim Jong Un) very caustic over-the-top reaction to balloons being sent over the NK border apparently by NK defectors:

source:  South Korean balloons: Plans to stop people sending cross-border messages

 

This is just an example and it has nothing really to do with the drama (aside from it being about things flying over the DMZ) but it does speak to the extremism of the NK leadership.  We cannot begin to imagine the deep levels of distrust and the hate that is preached there.

 

One of the "problems" of this drama seems to be that it was so accurate in depicting the poor lives of those in NK.  And, worse, the "ease" with which the male lead seems to overcome the borders.  This would probably be seen as very subversive.

 

I posted this before but it is enlightening about how one NK defector sees CLOY as accurate:

 

It would have been wonderful if CLOY had been recognized at awards ceremonies but the fact that it was not speaks volumes about the potential ramifications politically between the North and the South.

 


Yes, very true with your observations. It’s sad that some critics just saw it as a mere ‘romanticization’  of NK rather than humanizing its people. And the show is more than just about NK, the show is phenomenal for many reasons a lot of us have been pointing out here and everywhere. CLOY is truly a masterpiece. PERIOD. 

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@eLizza I couldn't put it as nicely as you did! I COMPLETELY agree with you. I watched those dramas that you mentioned and I enjoyed them but they never compare to CLOY slightest bit when it comes to being worthy of daesang (my thoughts, people may disagree ofc). I also watched tons of healing dramas and I totally understand why Koreans like them so much because Korean audience have stressful daily lives and these dramas could make them both connect and disconnect with reality. However there are many out there, only difference might be the performance of the actors which was awarded today as we see. I genuinely congratulate the winner. However CLOY is unique.. Despite the stellar performances from the actors and actresses, the drama does neither depend on it nor distinguishes amongst others because of it. The story is unique with no plotholes, no dragging or exagrating, plus it cannot be classified simply as a rom-com because it turns melo as well. It brings all the real emotions like longing, loving, caring, as well as happiness and sadness in the most honest way ever. Thats why the effort of CLOY team should have been acknowledged by giving them at least the best screenplay 

 

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1 hour ago, MsHoon2219 said:

And the show is more than just about NK, the show is phenomenal for many reasons

 

Thanks.  It is a colossal story and well-presented.  If it were not, then it would have been ignored as regards the political sphere.

 

I found it particularly striking that Kwangachi says in his video that NKoreans are much more brainwashed than we in the West can imagine.  In that sense, even Kim Jong Un must necessarily be prey to his own delusions about SK.  It is sad that the drama is touched by this politically (and thus with a lack of awards) but it is also a testament to how well the drama shows some of the realities of NK.

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6 hours ago, eLizza said:

Exactly...I can't just express how sad I felt the moment the last award was announced.I was a crying mess. It hurt so much.. As I already kept low expectations I would've accepted  HB-YJ not getting awards as they already won the hearts of the fans. But as a whole ,CLOY should have won best drama or best screenplay atleast.. I m neither bashing other awarded dramas  nor claiming that they were undeserving. It is just that CLOY was deserving too. Just like those dramas managed to get multiple major awards ,CLOY should have got one too. I have lost faith in award shows in my home country and for me it seems it will happen with k-ent as well .

So good by Tiktok , vlive.. first time watched an award show without understanding a thing. Never gonna try again.. I lost my trust.

CLOY got really robbed. First Baeksang gave it so many nominations, used it for popularity only to let us down and made a fool of us. I guess the nk scene really hindered its success. Cause if Alien drama or Goblin drama or even some other military styled drama could get Daesang,then why not CLOY.It excelled in romantic genre and I have never felt so great watching any other drama .

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I have watched DOTS,MLFTS, Goblin but didn't like any of those . CLOY is the only exception for me and definitely deserves better.

What we can do now is just console each other and share some support. It is so ironic that the story which was all about korea and its koreanness didn't get recognised in its home turf but became a frenzy internationally. A single award won't change its fate. You won millions of hearts. Well done.:thumbsup:

I doubt if any of the other dramas will appeal to such a wide spectrum of audience from various age groups to across all genders. That's why CLOY is what it is. It is not the only drama out there on Netflix.. And many newcomers liked CLOY first without knowing who SYJ-HB were before. That alone says all about CLOY power.


:bawling: the disappointment feels raw still. Me too I tried watching all those other shows and while they were maybe good in their own right, I feel robbed that CLOY which I thought was more elite did not share a similar recognition at the awards show. The appeal of the show to me was that it’s so realistic (minus the paragliding stuff), the feels were so real. Ugh pain. But I suppose this should not undermine the special value this show holds not only to us but to SYJ, HB, the director, writer, all other cast and crew. They really opened up the door of Kdrama to the rest of the world especially during such difficult times of covid.

Also I can’t even with people who says tonight proves CLOY as overrated, they are just jealous that the show received so much positive attention.

 

I agree, the forum here is like a support system now, feel better after sharing our thoughts and to know that we are not alone in this. It’s okay to be sad about it today, I am sure we will make peace with it one day (I think lol hopefully). Hugs sisters!

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Thanks everyone, would there be a way to send the whole CLOY team  our congratulations for putting up a good fight and they are the best. I guess as long as it is in the top 10 series of Netflix in different countries prove they did a great job, they got recognition internationally. Even though my heart hurts and hope this will go away soon. I’ll just watch it again which is I’m planning to. :D

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I genuinely appreciate this year's winners cause it was a well fought battle. All of them deserved it. I m not being salty over them winning but it is just that CLOY should have won atleast one major award too. 

With all the comforting words coming out from every where ....I feel myself somewhat at peace now. After the clouds of disappointment have subsided a bit.. I realised  that CLOY team has got the highest number of the Baeksang trophy .The other drama got 4 but HB,SYJ ,SJH and KSY each of them also got one big trophy irrespective of their winning categories.. So yeah CLOY didn't return empty handed. And as for recognition... isn't it made for the audience..People love it, recognise it and respect their hardwork.

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