This Kim Jin-woo directorial stars Jang Dong-yoon and Lee Ju-myoung spearheading the sports kdrama with Yoon Jong-seok, Kim Bo-ra, Lee Jae-joon appearing in pivotal roles. It is streaming on Netflix
Like Flowers in Sand episode 3 review
The third episode of Like Flowers in Sand premiered on Netflix later this evening and the subsequent plot twists are keeping viewers glued to their screens, eagerly waiting for the next episode on Thursday. This Kim Jin-woo directorial stars Jang Dong-yoon and Lee Ju-myoung spearheading the sports kdrama with Yoon Jong-seok, Kim Bo-ra, Lee Jae-joon appearing in pivotal roles.
The latest episode carries the story forward after the cliffhanger ending of the previous episode with a mysterious man having a chance encounter with Baek-do. In Episode 3, it is revealed that the man is Hyun-duk and he is not a lover of Yu-kyung but the duo are investigating the mysterious deaths in town. The story entails the life of Baek-do after he firmly decides to backout from his dream of being a Ssireum champion rather than choosing up an alternative career despite father’s opposition and anger. The sudden death of the ssireum coach ahead of the big championship game gets the town chattering with different anticipations. The episode ends with Yu-kyung finally revealing her identity to Baek-do as she confesses to be Do-shik and with another cliffhanger, the 1-hour episode culminates its storyline. The upcoming episode anticipates a rift between Kwak Jin Su and Baek-do as the two fight to be the next ssireum coach.
The drama revolves around the small town of Geosan’s ssireum and also delves into the stereotypes of the countryside setting and people. The city-country contrast between the big police officers of Seoul and the small-sheriffs brings a stark comparison of how people strive to believe the side of a bigger city rather than the town. The addition of a new character, Hyun-duk promises a charismatic and
With multiple childhood flashbacks in each episode, the multi-linear timeline imbibes depth in the storyline. It is also intriguing to see the chemistry growing significantly even before the confession by Do-sik. The series has a smooth character development, however the lengthy episodes might dimmer the spirits of drama viewers.
Like Flowers in Sand is a sports drama with mysterious murder plots to keep the viewers hooked up with the series and imparting a unique blend of suspense and inspiration. You can stream it on Netflix every Wednesday and Thursday.