Part 2 of the famous Korean drama – The Glory (Glory in Hatred) has just aired is receiving the attention of the audience. The film records the revenge journey of a woman named Moon Dong Eun (played by Song Hye Kyo), a victim of school violence. The physical and mental pain makes Dong Eun always haunting, difficult to open her heart to find happiness or afraid to receive love.
Part 2 of the film officially aired from March 10 on the Netflix platform and quickly attracted the discussion of the online community. In addition to the fast, fast-paced plot, the ending that made many viewers happy, the second part of the film is also filled with bold and shocking scenes. Including the stripping scene of the character Choi Hye Jeong (played by Cha Joo Young).
In the drama, Choi Hye Jeong is a flight attendant who struggles with a lowly background. She tries to join a group of super-rich friends, finding ways to approach upper-class men with the desire to change her life. In the eyes of close friends, Hye Jeong is just a henchman and is always laughed at because of her identity.
In part 2, Choi Hye Jeong once again threw away her honor to come to Jae Jun (played by Park Sung Hoon) while she was engaged to a rich man. She admits this to Park Yeon Jin (played by Lim Ji Yeon). When she learned that the shirt she was wearing was bought by her love rival, Choi Hye Jeong did not hesitate to take off the shirt and reveal her topless chest in front of her lover.
Choi Hye Jeong’s act of taking off her shirt to show off her body immediately became a topic of discussion online. It is known that to play the role of the flirtatious Choi Hye Jeong, actress Cha Joo Young gained 5-6 kg to make her body hotter.
Besides the bold revealing scene of the character Choi Hye Jeong, the film also has a hot bath scene between this character and Jae Jun (played by Park Sung Hoon). The scene also received much criticism. Korean viewers said that the scene showed no respect for women.
The “hot” scenes of The Glory Part 2 quickly became a topic of discussion on social networks. Some viewers support the writer and director when putting bold details in the film because it clearly shows the nature of the character Choi Hye Jeong, a pragmatic and formal girl. While some comments believe, this detail is superfluous, just for the purpose of “view” and admits uncomfortable viewing.
On some forums, the audience also constantly talked about whether actress Cha Joo Young was really naked in this scene. On March 14, on his personal YouTube channel, the famous Korean entertainment reporter – Lee Jin Ho posted a clip to answer this.
He commented, “All attention is focused on whether Choi Hye Jeong is actually undressing in this scene. There are many opinions that she used a stunt double. The reason is the name Lee Do Yeon (who is the person in charge). supposedly a stunt double for Choi Hye Jeong) was included in the list of characters’ names at the end of the movie twice.”
Reporter Lee Jin Ho also chatted with Kim Doo Ho, an expert in the field of cinematography, to answer how Choi Hye Jeong used stunts or computer effects to perform the bold nude scene. Expert Kim Doo Ho said: “Looking at the shoulder line position or the direction of the light, this could be computer graphics. I believe they combined the two. They used a stuntman and then used more techniques. crafty”.
Thanks to the effects from part one, The Glory season 2 quickly reaped impressive achievements as soon as it was broadcast. On the Netflix platform, after only 3 days of release, The Glory Part 2 has risen to the top 1 position globally with 781 points. In particular, the film ranked in the top 10 of 89 countries and excellently reached the top 1 in 38 countries and territories including Vietnam, Korea…
In addition, the drama also took first place in the market rankings of online broadcasting platforms in Korea. On the Rotten Tomatoes site, the film has a perfect score in the critic score frame. This is a rare achievement for a Korean film.
To the audience on Rotten Tomatoes, The Glory also got a near perfect score. On the IMDb site, the two films also received 9,000 reviews. In China, the score on Douban (Chinese film grading website) of The Glory part 1 is 8.9 and part 2 is 9.3. The Glory and Song Hye Kyo (the main actor of the movie) are both in the Top search rankings in China.