“I want to keep everything small. I even freak out when we go on TV sets and they push everything a little bit further out. I want it - I don’t want it to be all about me, you know, I don’t even want to stand too far forward from them, I want everyone to be on the same length.”
#kdramawomensweek: day 8 // age of youth love-fest | happy international women’s day!
So I pretty much put together some of my favorite scenes from Age of Youth. They’re all scenes that really hit me hard emotionally or just personally resonated with me. When Jin Myung, whose feelings have slowly been bubbling underneath the surface, finally overflows with emotion, full of rage and agony. She finally demands the apology she’s been silently asking for. When she fell to the floor in sobs, I cried with her. I felt that grief. When Yi Na realizes she’s been holding herself back and finally lets herself go. Dammit, that scene just hit me. When Eun Jae blows up and just begs for the housemates to be nice to her I could personally relate to her pain and just how nervous she must have felt to finally let that out and tell these almost strangers how alienated they made her feel and how much it had hurt her. That’s not easy.
As you can see, most of my favorite scenes include the girls all together. The relationship that developed between these girls, different in pretty much every way, from being strangers just living in a house together to sisters that loved and protected each other in any way they could was really the main strength of the show. Even that hilarious scene when the girls beat up Eun Jae’s boyfriend because they think he’s some stranger out to hurt her shows just how willing they are to protect each other. I mean, they burst out of the house the second they heard Eun Jae scream. The girls immediately went to comfort Ye Eun when she finally broke up with a boyfriend she loved so much. And when Eun Jae finally comes home after being out all night, the girls just hug her, saying that everything is okay because she’s here and she’s safe. I’m tearing up just thinking of the scene. That love for each other that made them one of the best friendships of 2016 and just in general.
What I love about the girls individual stories is the journey they went through during the drama and where they ended up. They don’t end the drama suddenly complete and whole, but you know they’ve set themselves on that track. They learn to start forgiving and loving themselves. The ghosts they’ve lived with are never completely gone but they’re not held back and tortured by them anymore.
Anyway, what I really want to say is that I love these girls so so so so so much. There’s really nothing I can say that can convey the amount of love I have for this drama and the Belle Epoque girls. It warms my heart when I think of them and I’m just so happy there’s going to be a season 2.
You know I’ve known Lena a long time,
I have never seen her like this.
Lena’s probably talked about Kara over a million times with Sam. Seeing that she has no friends as she’s mentioned, and doesn’t know how deal with her feelings about Kara. Sam is trying to help Lena see the difference between, friends and being in love.
There is no other explanation of where Sam got “that’s what friends are for™” reference.
the pilot that had a bottle of pepsi and a bottle of coke in his hands and looked at both for a long while before buying them both, mixing them into the same cup, and downing the whole cup in one swing.
the old guy who accidentally threw his phone in the trash and got his two year old granddaughter to dig it out of the trash
the guy across the waiting area from me that bought a whole bag of black licorice and poured it in his mouth
the lady that has spider earrings in February
the obvious just-married couple that started making out aggressively in starbucks
the guy trimming his nose hairs in the bathroom
the guy whose flight got delayed by and hour and he just kinda. collapsed into a chair and he looked like he was about to sob.
the very nice lady that asked me how old i was and how highschool was and offered me a cookie from her purse. it was stale and had a bite taken out of it.
this 5 year old girl that was wearing five jackets while her parents wore shorts
that guy in gate 69 who would dab every time someone said "69" over the intercom
this girl talking on the phone to her husband and trying to explain how to make a perfect eyeliner wing
the guy who obviously lost his luggage and was wearing a too-small powderpuff girl shirt and bags under his eyes.