If you're tired of shallow romantic comedies, then Whatcha Wearin'? is a film you need to see in order to wash out the bitter taste of cheesy Hollywood romance. Released in 2012, the film was number two at the box office in South Korea, a commendable feat considering The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey and the highly controversial box office hit 26 Years were playing alongside it in cinemas nationwide.
A Wrong Number Can Lead You To Meet The Right Person
Whatcha Wearin'? showcases a love story that doesn't rely on cookie cutter storytelling and instead demonstrates the amazing sensibility that Korean filmmakers have for romance and sensuality. The film digs deep into what a dead-end relationship looks like and what true heartbreak feels like with the use of creative editing and stellar writing. This film offers the perfect balance of romance and comedy with a dash of delicate raunchiness.
More Than Phone Sex
Though the film contains mature content, the use of it in no way exploits the cast nor disrupts the narrative. Whatcha Wearin'? doesn't shy away from the idea of phone sex and the intimacy it can offer without actually seeing who the other person is or what they look like. It demonstrates how a bond is created on an emotional level without being physical.
The chemistry between the characters is palpable as they go through the ups and downs of breakups, dead-end relationships, and broken promises. The phone sex offers both leads a sense of release from their repressed realities and brings them closer together.
A Cast To Remember
The talented Ji Sung and Kim Ah Joong bring their characters to life with fearless acting and natural chemistry. Their personalities are grounded by their need for a true emotional connection, one where nothing is forced or taken for granted. They explore a layer of intimacy that their significant others could never give them, leading these two characters to face the bitter truths about what it is they actually want in life.
Sometimes raunchy content can make for a great film. Whatcha Wearin'? boasts a stellar cast and an equally talented production team. Whether you watch it for the romance or watch it for the sex, this film will not disappoint. Watch it now on Dramafever.
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