Kim Ji Won Waits For Something That Is Out Of Reach In “My Liberation Notes”
“My Liberation Notes” has unveiled new stills of Kim Ji Won!
JTBC’s “My Literation Notes” is about three siblings who want to escape their stifling lives and the events that unfold when a mysterious outsider comes to their town.
Kim Ji Won stars as Yeom Mi Jung, the youngest sibling, who is introverted and timid until she decides to make a change in order to liberate herself from her dreary and monochrome life. Lee Min Ki stars as Yeom Chang Hee, the middle sibling, who had hoped for an exciting life in the city but now lives aimlessly without any ambition. Lee El plays Yeom Ki Jung, the eldest sibling, who feels like her youth has been wasted on commuting back and forth to her job in Seoul and is desperate to find love. Son Seok Gu stars as Mr. Gu, the charming and mysterious outsider who suddenly arrives in town and gets drunk every day, having lost his purpose in life.
On March 22, JTBC released the first stills of Kim Ji Won as the introverted Yeom Mi Jung that depict her typical dreary day. With an indifferent facial expression, she starts her morning by waiting at the bus stop. However, it appears as if what she’s truly waiting for is far beyond the bus and anything else she can see at the moment.
While on the bus, Yeom Mi Jung looks lost in thought and her inner concerns start to show in her expression. However, she puts all her worries aside in the office as she puts on a bright smile in front of her co-workers. The way Yeom Mi Jung diligently navigates her exhausting daily life will serve a relatable story to viewers.
Through her role as Yeom Mi Jung, Kim Ji Won will portray a new image of her acting. As a natural introvert, Yeom Mi Jung has lived her whole life feeling like the only person left on the planet. Every type of relationship feels like a lot to handle and her everyday life feels like homework. However, when she’s with her siblings, she still always quietly does her part. Yeom Mi Jung works as a contractor for the design team of a card company and has thus learned to put on the bright face of a member of society, but her inner feelings are always achromatic. In order to escape her indescribably heavy heart, Yeom Mi Jung decides to write her own “liberation notes” and she runs into the mysterious Mr. Gu in the process.
The actress shared, “Mi Jung has a calmness to her that isn’t easily swayed. Rather than move in the footsteps of others, she is someone who moves to the sound of her own heart. She’s a character who deeply contemplates her own life. Due to that, she yearns for liberation and is a big character.”
Kim Ji Won continued, “I hope the transformation of emotions that Mi Jung experiences is showcased well. I wanted to properly show the flow of emotions that Mi Jung experiences as time goes by, so I spoke a lot with the director.”
JTBC’s “My Liberation Notes” premieres on April 9 at 10:30 p.m. KST. Check out a teaser here!
In the meantime, watch Kim Ji Won in “Descendants of the Sun” below!