In 1915, a woman in Korea visited a fortune teller during the Japanese colonial period and talked about the fate of her mother's generation to herself. In the meantime, he confesses the pain of Nam-mo, who gave birth to three sons but lost them all in stone. The fortune-teller, who held a ritual table at the request of the woman, speaks as if he had received a response from God.

"I'm going to have a baby. Hey, you're going to save my life. Make sure you live, take over from generation to generation." This child will be spared. I will live to inherit generations and have children

The first episode of "Pachinko," which depicts the birth of Seonja (Yoon Yeo-jeong, Kim Min-ha) and her childhood, has a narrative atmosphere. Like the story of any hero who was not smooth from birth and birth. The mysterious atmosphere is heightened with the beauty of Joseon's beautiful mountains and seas, fields and fields.

Yang-jin is pointed out as a "lucky woman" who married her husband (Gusun-gu Gaeyeol) due to inherited poverty, but she accepts everything as her fate. All they want is a child to inherit the blood of themselves and their husbands. And when she gives birth to a healthy daughter, she smiles as if she has everything in the world. For every mother in the world, rich or poor, a child is like a treasure of gold and silver. Yang Jin thus obtained the forbidden jade leaf.

The Apple TV+ series "Pachinko," which was shared by two Korean-American directors, Kogonada and Justin Jeon, has high overall completeness, but the narrative and directing in the second half expose some regrets. However, the fourth episode of Pachinko, which deals with the separation of Yangjin and Seonja, and the entry of Seonja and Isaac into Osaka, is the most complete episode in the entire eight parts. In particular, the episodes of Yangjin and his fairy mother and daughter created a heavy impression by melting the sorrow and sorrow of Koreans under the Japanese colonial rule.

The main character that encompasses "Pachinko" is Seonja, but Yangjin, the mother of Seonja, is the main character in this episode. Knowing that the daughter raised by Geum Ji-ok-yeop was pregnant before marriage and abandoned by the father of the child, Yang Jin decided to leave her daughter to the missionary Baek Yi-sak, who offered to marry her.

Yangjin, who had his daughter's wedding in an underground church where light barely enters, stops by the market's rice store. When I asked for two hops of rice with a grim look on my face, the old rice shop looked embarrassed.

It was rice that could not be bought even if they had money under the Japanese colonial rule. At that time, one of Japan's representative economic exploitation was rice exploitation. Most of the rice produced in Joseon was exported to Japan, so it was difficult for Joseon people to taste it.

Yangjin begs her daughter, who is soon leaving for Japan, to give her the "rice flavor of our land," so she finds it difficult to get rice. Then, they prepare a dinner, the first and last for their daughters. It is a scene that embodies the so-called Korean emotions of "rice spirit" and "rice spirit."

The director sacredly captured the process of completing the rice over two minutes from the scene of carefully washing, soaking, filtering, and placing it in a pot. At this time, the appearance of boarders eating dry barley rice also intersects. He emphasized how special it is to eat rice at the time.

The fairy's eyes are tearful when warm smoke rises from her mother and a savory smell is handed over to her to fill the room. It was the best delicacy of my life that I couldn't easily fall for knowing what kind of heart my mother had made.

The best discovery of Pachinko is Jeong In-ji. He embodied the strong female image of Joseon, which accepts the fate given to him and overcomes the hardships and difficulties faced, with outstanding acting. The speciality comes in that the energy emitted from the sharp and deep eyes is the source of the fairy. In particular, the emotional performance of moderation in the scene of parting with the fairy was the highlight of the 4th episode.

Jung In-ji, born in 1984, is only 11 years younger than Kim Min-ha, who worked as a daughter. It can be seen that age is not the secret to acting that captures the fetters of time.

In 1998, he made his debut with the EBS youth drama "School Story" and made his face known by appearing in KBS' "School 4" and the movie "Tutor Friend." He has been active on the Daehangno stage by appearing in musicals "The Great Catsby," "Marie Curie," "Demian," and the plays "What I Thought While Shaving Pencils," "Unchain" and "Lungs." The audition process for "Pachinko," which was famous for being picky, was the driving force behind the discovery of talented actors such as Jung In-ji.

Jeong In-ji said about "Pachinko" on her SNS, "The moments when you don't know it, the more you see it." It meant to be seen with an open eye on this magnificent narrative, which has abundant symbols, meanings, and various interpretations.

The drama's original novel, "Pachinko," begins with the sentence, "History has ruined us, but it doesn't matter." Under the Japanese occupation, countless Koreans left their hometowns for foreign countries due to difficulties in making a living. And endured discrimination and humiliation for a long time. They endured because of the hope of returning home. Pachinko tells the story of people who have endured for four generations.

Personal stories sometimes meet with the whirlpool of history to form a huge river. "Pachinko" shows how the incidents of rice exploitation, forced labor, Japanese Military Sexual Slavery, and the Great Kanto Earthquake under the Japanese colonial rule affected the lives of ordinary people. It clearly conveys themes and messages without using dramatic developments that center key characters on historical events.

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