There are many steps to making a movie. Starting with making ideas into stories and then writing a script for each one. After the manuscript is done, the development stage is over, and the pre-production stage begins.

When we talk about a movie, we will always talk about the things that make up the movie without even realizing it. There is a story element that ties into parts of the plot or the main idea of the movie. Every story needs things like characters, conflicts, problems, a setting, and a time frame. The law of cause and effect holds all of these things together.

For example, in the drama Yumi’s Cells Season 2, when Yoo Ba Bi opened his heart at the end of Episode 1 (cause), Yumi rejected him right away because she didn’t feel ready to open her heart after breaking up with Woong, her ex-boyfriend (as a result).

Kim Go Eun does a great job of capturing Kim Yumi’s sweetness and poise. Yoo Ba Bi is a person who thinks a lot and cares for others, and Park Jin Young does a great job of portraying him. The story is better told when the characters match the story’s characters, there are the right conflicts and problems, which make the audience more interested and curious, and the story is shot in the right place and at the right time.

And the last is the cinematic element. This element is divided into 4 elements, mise-en-scene (consisting of: setting or background, lighting, costumes or make-up, and acting & player movement), cinematography, editing and sound.

Getting the right shots and camera angles for the actors, lighting that is neither too bright nor too dim, costumes and make-up that fit the story and script, and finally, how the actors act and move (for example, the lighting that is right for yumi and Yoo Ba Bi on the bus, and they were awkward with each other because Yumi had rejected Yoo Ba Bis before. Her facial expressions were very uncomfortable and annoyed at Yoo Ba Bi, until He is tried to talk to Yumi and she didn’t respond well. This made Yoo Ba Bi get off the bus, and the movement of his hands and slow steps seemed to show how sad he felt).

The setting is an important part of a drama that can make the characters, scenes, and themes more interesting. Location and setting are so important that they can make or break a drama or movie because it doesn’t fit. Here are some of the places where the second season of the drama based on the popular webtoon Yumi’s Cells was filmed. At the same time, we can see some of South Korea’s beautiful places. Do you know where it might be? Let’s see!

1. Smile Glutinous Rice Pretzel — Madu Station Branch in Episode 1 Season 2 of Yumi’s Cells

Kim Yu Mi is upset because it’s so easy for Woong (her ex-boyfriend) to forget her  (marked by woong uploading a photo of a smile on social media and cutting his hair). She feels empty, and nothing she does seems to matter. In episode 1, Kim Yu-mi (Kim Go-eun) comes into this store to buy twisted donuts. It turns out that the place is at Smile Glutinous Rice Pretzel—Madu Station Branch, which is at 184, Jangbaek-ro, Ilsandong-gu, Goyang-si, Gyeonggi -do, South Korea. If you ever go to South Korea, you might want to stop by this place. The twisted doughnuts look good.

2. Baby Guinness — Mapo-gu Office Branch Episode 2 Yumi’s Cells Season 2

This branch of the Irish pub Baby Guinness is right in front of the Mapo-gu Office.

In episode 2, Kim Yu-mi (Kim Go-eun) comes here to drink with Yi-da (Mi-ram) and Ruby (Lee Yoo-bi), and it turns out that they also invited Yoo Ba-bi (Park Jin-young). In this drama, Yumi seems to have mentioned some very tempting food menus when she asked the waiters for food (moreover there were several discounts and special menus mentioned in the drama, maybe when we went there, when there was a discount too). It turns out that the place is at Baby Guinness—Mapo-gu Office Branch, which is at Sangam Lee, 204, World Cup-ro, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea. When you go to Korea, you can hang out with family or friends here.

3. Forest of Wisdom Episode 4 Yumi’s Cells Season 2

In episode 4, Kim Yu mi (played by Kim Go-eun) and Yoo Ba bi (played by Park Jin-young) come here on a date and talk about writing. Yoo Ba Bi loves to read, and Yumi wants to write books.

A publishing company runs this book cafe. It turns out that the place is in Forest of Wisdom, which is at 145, Hoedong-gil, Paju-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea. It’s a great spot for people who like to read and take photos. It’s also a very interesting place to take photos for Instagram. When you go to South Korea, don’t forget to come here.

The Forest of Wisdom is in Paju Book City. It has more than 500,000 books that were all donated. The bookshelves are 8 meters high and go for 3.1 kilometers. Instead of the usual way of putting books in a library, they are grouped by who gave them. Many people who like books come to the Forest of Wisdom not to read, but just to enjoy being surrounded by so many books.

4. Lotte Paju Premium Outlet Episode 4 Yumi’s Cells Season 2

She decided to quit her job because she wanted to be a writer. Kim Yu Mi (Kim Go-eun) doesn’t have a job right now. But because she wants to give her boyfriend a Christmas gift, Yoo Ba Bi (Park Jin Young). She sells a rice cooker that she won in a school writing contest. So, in episode 4, Kim Yu-mi comes here on Christmas Eve to send a buyer the rice cooker she never opened. It turns out that Gu Woong is the one who bought it (Ahn Bo-hyun).

It turns out that Lotte Paju Premium Outlet, which is at 390, Hoedong-gil, Paju-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea.This place is Korea’s largest premium outlet, offering more than 250 international and Korean luxury brands at affordable prices. The outlet aims to be a family-friendly location, with amenities including Lotte Cinema, a merry-go-round, an electric train, premium train, and many kids’ facilities. The neighboring Simhaksan Mountain creates a natural environment for a relaxing time. The outlet is also conveniently located in the vicinity of Paju Book City.


You Can Watch Legally Yumi’s Cells 2 on Viki 
See Quotes Drama Yumi’s Cells 2  here
All About Drama Yumi’s Cells 2 here


Written by: Sparkling @ cafehallyu
Picture & Location source: Korean Drama Location





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