Here is Part 2 of our Favorite Female Roles poll. (Part 1 is here. Please check out the Favorite Male Roles poll as well: Parts 1 and 2.)
I really like this second part because it allows me to pay tribute to one of the brightest lights in the Korean film industry. She has left us (a fact that still brings me to tears), but in my heart she is always here, illuminating our days with her sweetness, her grace, her strength, and the immense power of her acting.
We love you, Jang Jin-young.
Suh In-ha (Park Hae-il) is a 20-year-old freshman at the university who falls in love at first sight with his senior, Hee-jae (Jang Jin-young). She, however, is in love with someone else.
For the next seven years, even though their lives take them in different directions (a chilling event turns hers upside down), In-ha continues to love Hee-jae with a steadfast devotion. She finally accepts his affection and they get married.
At this juncture, the logical thing to do is be happy for the couple, no? Yet here was where I had my first major grouse with Scent of Love (2003).