Jung Hae In and Jisoo's drama, 'Snow Drop' Accused of 'Mocking' South Korean History
The case of the drama 'Joseon Exorcist' seems to have had a domino effect on other dramas in South Korea. This time, the JTBC drama starring Jung Hae In and BLACKPINK's Jisoo received criticism for being considered mocking and demeaning the country's history.

'Snow Drop' is a drama set in 1987, when South Korea was in a 'hot' state due to massive protests from students demanding justice in general elections. This took many victims because of the oppression from the National Intelligence at that time which ended in the victory of students through the first fair presidential election in June 1987.

Many of the students were kidnapped to be tortured, imprisoned and even killed by the National Intelligence on the pretext that the students were spies. However, this was also triggered because it was true that there were spies disguised as students in that precarious year.

Through the synopsis that has been released, 'Snow Drop' tells the story of a man (Jung Hae In) covered in blood, breaking into the romance of a princess. The man who was suspected of being one of the student demonstrators was helped by a student nurse (Jisoo) and ended up falling in love between the two of them. However, it was later discovered that this man was a spy from 'Motherland'.

Netizens say that 'Snow Drop' romanticized the situation in 1987 which was actually a bloody tragedy of the struggle for justice, plus the scriptwriter, Yoo Hyun Mi was a 1988 graduate student, which led to speculation that she was also involved in the 1987 movement.

Because of this, South Korean netizens said that the 'Snow Drop' slandered the Korean people's democratic movement and insulted students who were genuine protesters.

How do you think about the 'Snow Drop' controversy? (www.onkpop.com)

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