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The Promise (2016)
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The Promise (2016)
Original name: 천상의 약속
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: Na-Yeon is a bright woman. She supports her boyfriend Tae-Joon, who is from a poor background, and has even given up entering a university. But Tae-Joon dumps her for his success and goes with Se-Jin, who is a granddaughter of Baekdoo Company president. Do-Hee is Na-Yeon’s twin sister. She is arrogant and tough. Do-Hee works as a reporter at a weekly magazine. After Na-Yeon’s death, Do-Hee decides to take revenge. She takes on the identity of her sister Na-Yeon. Do-Hee then meets Hwi-Kyung, who is successor of Baekdoo Company.
Style: romantic, dorama, realistic, disturbing
Plot: revenge, love and romance, gain trust, romance, couple relations, love triangle, ambition, fall in love, love affair, lifestyle, rise to the top, heiress, manipulative person
Place: korea

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TV show
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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