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I almost abandoned this after the first few episodes because I was a bit disappointed in the heroine, who seemed more interested in her love life than her job. Still, this was pretty cute. I've never seen a drama that handled multiple suitors so well, in fact. The guys were fun, and I wound up liking all of them without actually feeling bad for any of them. Usually, I wind up disliking at least one of the potential suitors, the heroine, or some other character, but everyone in this is likable, including the leading lady, though some of her crying scenes need some work.
Have you ever seen a heroine in a Korean drama contemplate what to do with her life while reading "Bartleby, the Scrivener"? You will if you watch Age of Youth, a romantic comedy that is much darker and deeper than you might initially expect. The show is both funny and sad at times, but it has a subtle way of making you care about the five main characters, whom I found refreshingly realistic and well-developed. I loved the soundtrack and the way each character's backstory became a mini-mystery. I loved the deft transitions between humor and tragedy. I loved that the series did not try to vilify or romanticize its characters or turn their troubles into maudlin entertainment. Most of all, I loved that the series approached serious subjects with a sense of irony and an acute understanding of how messy human relationships can be. I highly recommend this show.
This is another film that I saw a while ago, but I remember liking the plot and the cast. I would definitely recommend it.