Drama

Review: While You Were Sleeping

No. of episodes: 16
Genre: Romance, Investigation, Legal, Mystery, Fantasy

Native Title: 당신이 잠든 사이에
Original network: SBS, Netflix

The story begins when Nam Hong Ju (Bae Suzy) has bad premonition dreams meets two people who developed the same ability recently. Jung Jae Chan (Lee Jong Suk) is a rookie prosecutor who lives with his younger brother Jung Seung Won (Shin Jae Ha).

Han Woo Tak (Jung Hae In) is a young police officer who developed the ability after an accident which involves Hong Ju and Jae Chan.

Hope

Hong Ju has premonition dreams for years since young, she even dreamt of her father’s death which eventually took place. She dreamt about her mother’s death when she had long hair and she cut it short when she woke up.

Everything led to the car accident that happened on valentine’s day. Jae Chan woke up with the dream of Hong Ju ending her life right before him due to the aftermath of the accident which claims the life of Woo Tak.

Hong Ju's first day back as a reporter. While You Were Sleeping
Hong Ju’s first day back as a reporter. While You Were Sleeping

Jae Chan went to prevent the entire accident from happening and that gave the story an alternate ending. Woo Tak reborn and possess the ability as well.

The ability to give an alternative ending to the dream gave Hong Ju hope to step back to her job that she is passionate about. Hong Ju is back as a reporter in the front line.

3 Dragons

3 Dragons. While You Were Sleeping
3 Dragons. While You Were Sleeping

The three strangers came together as fate brought them together, they start off from preventing a potential accident and aware of the premonition dream ability. Hong Ju, Jae Chan and Woo Tak try to find ways that all three of them are connected to.

All born in the year of dragon, the three of them starts to match their dreams together if there are any similar cases and try to prevent any bad result bound to happen.

Rookie Prosecutor

Jae Chan work hard to be a prosecutor to fulfill his late father’s dream. His father died a hero and that marks the beginning of him bid goodbye to his rellbelious self. However, Jae Chan’s effort on the job is rather bad and slack day by day.

Ruthless lawyer Lee Yu Beom. While You Were Sleeping
Ruthless lawyer Lee Yu Beom. While You Were Sleeping

To prove himself and slowly wanted justice and truth, Jae Chan works even harder to prove everyone wrong. Especially Lee Yu Beom (Lee Sang Yeob), the ruthless lawyer that was once his middle school tutor.

Dating life

Relationship between Jae Chan and Hong Ju is stable even though Woo Tak has an unrequited love towards Hong Ju. The trio is a very good supportive system that help each other to pass every hurdle, to save as many innocents as possible.

Hong Ju showing her support to Jae Chan. While You Were Sleeping.
Hong Ju showing her support to Jae Chan. While You Were Sleeping.

While helping innocent true law, they are slowly walking towards the truth behind all three of their bad premonition dreams ability.


What is the truth behind their ability and the connection.

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