[article] ‘Jackpot’ (Royal Gambler): Jang Kun Suk’s tears have the power to pierce through one’s heart

May 27, 2016 in Drama / Movies / TV, Press Articles by tenshi_akuma (Japan)

Original source: http://entertain.naver.com/read?oid=215&aid=0000465317
English translation: Wen Lee from ECI

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In the SBS drama ‘Jackpot’ (Royal Gambler), Jang Keun Suk’s fine and thorough performances of emotions causing tears to pour in the night time drama.

In the 18th episode on the 24th, the scene where Dae-gil met with Baek Man-Geum whom he thought was dead, the reunion of father and son made viewers cried their eyes out. At the same time, seeing Dam-Seo die from Kim Che Gun’s sword in place of Lee In-Jwa, seeing Dae-gil grieve by himself, made one deeply entranced in the story. To make it worse was the reflection on the memories with Dam-seo, made people tear again.

The tragic fate since he was Gae Ddong (Dog Shit) and fell in love at first sight with Dam-seo until the end where her guilt could not guard their pure love, it has come to an end. Due to Jang Keun Suk’s passionate performance, the completed emotional scenes received praises.

He experienced his mother Suk-bin’s death, reunited with Baek Man-Geum and then Dam-seo’s death, this was a huge psychological change. He blended naturally into Dae-gil’s situation and emotions.

As to the secret to emotions acting, Jang Keun Suk said: “Right from the start of the drama, I had a good discussion with the directors and scriptwriter about Dae-gil’s life and emotions, and I have been worried. When reading the script, once I familiarise and understand it, then I can blend naturally into the acting.”

Jang Keun Suk’s passionate acting which touches people’s hearts can be seen in ‘Jackpot’ on Mondays and Tuesdays at 10pm.

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