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‘The World of the Married’ triggers conversation about culture, legal system

  • Tertiani ZB Simanjuntak

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Tue, May 12 2020   /  02:08 am

South Korean drama series The World of the Married  is setting record-high ratings in Indonesia.The World of the Married is among hot topics in chat groups and social media, as well as a rich source of funny memes but there are valuable lessons yet to be learned.

The nail-biting adaptation of the United Kingdom’s BBC One series, Doctor Foster, will air its final two episodes next week, leaving viewers on an emotional rollercoaster .

The World of the Married, also known as A World of Married Couple in its translated Korean title, follows Ji Sun-woo (played by Kim Hee-ae), an accomplished doctor revered by her upper-class circle, who discovers her husband – financially-struggling filmmaker Lee Tae-oh (Park Hae-joon) – is having an affair with a younger woman named Yeo Dae-kyung (Han So-hee).

The series started airing on JTBC cable channel on March 27, on Fri...