[Review] Chicago Typewriter – 시카고 타자기


While on a book tour in Chicago, bestselling crime novelist Han Se Joo (Yoo Ah In) comes across an antique typewriter.  Initially, the typewriter’s owner refuses to sell it to Se Joo when he expresses interest in it but upon discovering that it is possessed, the owner becomes spooked and sends it to Se Joo as a gift instead.

Jeon Seol (Im Soo Jung) is a book lover who holds a variety of occupations, including being a veterinarian and delivery person.  She is Se Joo’s number one fan until she delivers the package containing the typewriter and meets him in person and uncovers his prickly persona.  When Se Joo receives the typewriter, he becomes afflicted with writer’s block so much so that his agent recommends a ghostwriter.  Yoo Jin Oh (Go Kyung Pyo) is a talented ghostwriter whose only conditions is that he will writer Se Joo’s next book only if they do not have to cross paths directly.

As the new book is being written, Se Joo begins having dreams about a group of independence fighters, which look like himself and Seol, in the Japanese-occupied Korea in the 1930’s.  He comes to realize that the people in his dreams have a connection with the present day.

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Just Bananas About: Week of 4/10/17

Mysterious time-traveling dramas seem to be all the rage these days on cable TV.  Chicago Typewriter just started this past weekend and I literally started this drama because of the cast and the production value of the drama.  I had no idea what the drama was about but already I’m intrigued.

SALTNPAPER – Satellite (위성)

솔튼페이퍼(SALTNPAPER) – Satellite (위성)

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