PERFUME: Your true self will shine no matter what.
Usually, ahjummas are portrayed as middle-aged women who love gossip and self-centeredness. But in reality, they are the backbone of a Korean family. They sacrifice time and effort to take care of their families. This is what happened to Min Jae Hee (played by Ha Jae Sook / Go Won Hee), a dedicated housewife who puts her family first, forgets to take care of herself and never stands protect yourself. Her husband looked down on her because of her weight and had an affair with another woman. Jae Hee then finds a mysterious perfume that makes her a beautiful young woman. This may be her chance to achieve her dream of becoming a model and is this the key to a new love?
"Perfume" is a romantic romantic drama with lots of comedy but also deeply focused on the harshness of society and the fashion industry. Without the perfume that transformed her, Jae Hee wouldn't be able to achieve her dream. But thanks to that, Jae Hee realizes his potential and gets out of a difficult life. In the end, fashion designer Seo Yi Do (Shin Sung Rok) realizes Jae Hee is not because she is beautiful, but because she reminds him of his childhood love. The great thing about this movie is that he loves her because of who she is, who she is originally or her own "scent" without "perfume".
BIRTH OF THE BEAUTY: Happiness cannot be achieved by creating a "revenge body" or revenge on others.
"Birth of the Beauty" in which Ha Jae Sook plays Geum Ran, a woman who is cheated on by her husband and mistreated for her looks. Devastated after being abandoned, she got into a car accident and fell off a cliff. People mistakenly think she is dead, but in fact, she survived the accident and got plastic surgery to take revenge on those who betrayed her. She transforms into beautiful Sara (Han Ye Seul) with the help of doctor Han Tae Hee (Joo Sang Wook), who mentors her and becomes her accomplice. During her revenge process, she realizes that she is still an ahjumma who yearns to be loved - no matter how badly she inflicts her ex-husband, it doesn't make her happy. Han Tae Hee eventually falls in love with her, accepting all of her past and her imperfections.
My ID is Gangnam Beauty: Confidence does not come from physical beauty.
Kang Mi Rae (Im Soo Hyang) grew up in an unstable mood after being bullied by her classmates because of her looks. The bullying got so bad that all she wanted was plastic surgery, to get rid of everyone who bullied her and head for a fresh start in college. She even defied her father to achieve this. But rumors soon spread that she was "Gangnam beauty", an insulting term in Korean to refer to people who are superficial and obsessed with cutlery for the purpose of changing looks. This drama is a constant monologue of Mi Rae as she fights against her insecurity even after becoming beautiful and meets everyone's standards. Another character who shows off this struggle is Soo Ah (Jo Woo Ri), a "college goddess" known for her natural beauty and cheerfulness. But deep down, she's constantly yearning for attention and manipulation to get what she wants.
Unknowingly, Do Kyung Suk (Cha Eun Woo) knows Mi Rae from her middle school days and loves her ever since. The film presents both sides of plastic surgery: sometimes it's absolutely necessary and will help you enhance your life - you shouldn't listen to anyone other than yourself. On the other hand, even if you get plastic surgery, it won't be able to make all your problems go away. A person's mental health and values also need to be considered before making life-changing decisions. In the end, Mi Rae realizes that she also needs to work hard to become a fully human, and loves herself fully before she can love someone else.
Kim Sam Soon (Kim Sun Ah) is a skilled pastry chef in his 30s, who is always mocked for his age and weight. She is described as having no college degree, no home, no car, and no boyfriend. But that doesn't stop her from living her happy life, as she fights for herself for what she believes in, and continues to work hard. Her straightforward personality and thoughtfulness are what attracts Hyun Jin Hun (Hyun Bin), a handsome businessman but also has her own flaws. He loved her because she made him feel that everything was out of his control, while she, on the contrary, didn't feel the need to change anything about herself.
"She Was Pretty" is like a reversal of fate. Kim Hye Jin (Hwang Jung Eum) loses her beauty when growing up, blushes, freckles and curly hair while Ji Sung Joon (Park Seo Joon) is a chubby boy but grows up very handsome and human. head of a publishing company. Hye Jin is not exactly the ideal candidate for a magazine company, but thanks to her excellent editing skills and resourcefulness, she is accepted as one of the brightest members of the staff. She hides her true identity by asking her more popular and attractive friend Min Ha Ri (Go Jun Hee) to take her place to meet her childhood best friend Sung Joon. She doesn't know that Sung Joon can't forget their good childhood memories, her quirks, and her kindness, which is why he feels very little or no connection at all. with Ha Ri. It was the bond they shared and the undeniable chemical reaction that held them together in spite of their appearances.
"Oh My Venus" is about Kang Joo Eun (Shin Min Ah) is a woman in her 30s who has achieved many achievements: being a successful lawyer and having a stable relationship. But even so, she still does not receive the respect she deserves when people around her are always looking at her weight. Her boyfriend finally broke up with her. Then train under the pressure of Kim Yeong Ho (So Ji Sub), a famous coach who will help her achieve her physical and love goals. This film shows the hard work, dedication and time that she takes to achieve her transformation. During her fitness journey, she also goes through changes along the way: she finds new friendships, confidence and the love of her life.
"True Beauty", Lim Ju Gyeong (Moon Ga Young) is an optimistic and energetic high school girl who has difficulty integrating with her looks. She decided to learn makeup by watching YouTube videos. After a long period of trial and practice, she finally found a way to highlight her features and make herself look better. She moves to another school where no one can recognize her except Lee Su Ho (Cha Eun Woo), a handsome student who knows and sees her when she has a bare face. While she struggled to find herself back in her growing pains in high school, she attracted both Su Ho and Han Seo Jun (Hwang In Yeop) not for her pretty face when she put on makeup. but because of his kind personality and willingness to help others in need.