Gong Yoo in a still from The Silent Sea, Netflix’s latest Korean drama. Photo: Netflix
Gong Yoo in a still from The Silent Sea, Netflix’s latest Korean drama. Photo: Netflix

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K-drama review: The Silent Sea – Netflix sci-fi series starring Bae Doona and Gong Yoo is the latest fail in Korean attempts to nail the genre

  • Adapted from the 2014 short film The Sea of Tranquility, this eight-part series kicks off with a first episode that’s one of the worst hours of TV this year
  • Things do improve - slightly - but the dull narrative, drearily repetitive environments and lack of characterisation will disappoint genre fans

Gong Yoo in a still from The Silent Sea, Netflix’s latest Korean drama. Photo: Netflix
Gong Yoo in a still from The Silent Sea, Netflix’s latest Korean drama. Photo: Netflix
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