Should You Give The Silent Sea A Try This Weekend?


The Silent Sea is a 2021 release that once again projects an interesting plot point, that South Korean entertainment units are very good at. It came out with only 8 episodes that have a run time of 40 -52 minutes. It is a sci-fi thriller initiative that is based on The Sea of Tranquility by Choi Hang-Yong.

The Silent Sea
The Silent Sea

Just like the short film, Choi Hang Yong also took the responsibility of directing the series under Netflix. Park Eun Ko wrote this thriller which is produced by the Artist company.

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But is it worth your time and energy for the weekend?

Things You Might Like Or Might Not Like About The Silent Sea

The Good

The Plot

The series showcases an apocalyptic time where there is a massive scarcity of water. People struggle to obtain the minimum requirement of usable water daily. However, people with Gold card enjoys a different life whatsoever. They have the access to limitless water and treatment. In fact, societal stature is based on the specific cards holder, legalized by the government.

The Silent Sea
The Silent Sea

Now, a team of soldiers, and scientists are assigned a risky project to visit the Balhae station which is stalled on the Moon. But five years before, suspiciously due to a baffling incident, the researchers halted and working at this station, lost their lives.

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This time it was the task of retrieving a mysterious sample, however, the authority does not disclose anything about the sample they were tasked to bring back.

From their journey till the end of the series, episodes unfold and, numerous topics come to light making the series one of the best ever K dramas. The engaging plotline is stunningly choreographed hence diverting from the same for a second won’t be happening.

The Silent Sea
The Silent Sea

You will be glued to the show to learn every single detail associated with characters and the incident taking place simultaneously in the series.

The Direction

It is the directorial venture of Choi Hang Yong who mesmerizingly processed the content keeping in check every detail that we, the audience would look forward to. In fact, some details such as the water changing to the ice at freezing point, then the actual color of the sun being white are beautifully picturized to make it very close to real. Apart from the great plot, keeping a close check on the minute detail, simply made the show amazing.

The Silent Sea
The Silent Sea

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The Cast

Yes, you have-

  • Bae Doona playing Doctor Song Ji-an
  • Gong Yoo playing Captain Han Yoon-jae
  • Lee Joon playing Lieutenant Ryoo Tae-seok
  • Kim Sun-young playing Dr. Hong Ga-Young
  • Lee Moo-saeng playing Chief Gong Soo-hyuk
  • Lee Sung-Wook playing Kim Sun
  • Choi Yong-Woo playing Lee Gi-su
  • Jung Soon-Won playing Gong Soo-chan
  • Yoo Hee-je playing E2
  • Cha Rae-Hyoung playing E1
  • Yu Seong-Ju playing Mr. Hwang
  • Yoon Hae-ri playing Eun Ji-Young

They are some amazing actors who did not fail to stun the viewers with their acting skills, thus justifying the roles completely.

The Silent Sea
The Silent Sea

The Bad

There is nothing bad that one can think of at a superficial level, but if you try nitpicking the show then you might get numbers. However, The Silent Sea has successfully delivered TOTT an amazing time, therefore, there is nothing negative to point out in this regard.

TOTT’s Take On The Silent Sea

Well, you should definitely give this South Korean drama a try for it won’t disappoint you. The debut season deliberately made the audience go over to the next episode after finishing one. It has an intense and intriguing theme. The inclusion of stunning imagination is again something that adds depth to the show. You will be interested to learn what happens next and then suddenly you will realize that you are now at the last episode. This might make you sad, but this certainly of course births the idea of another season.

The Silent Sea
The Silent Sea

If you have watched the show by now, then what do you feel about our opinion? We tried to cover every single detail in regards to the show. But if we, by any chance missed out any, do let us know in the comment section below.

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But if you are still wondering whether you should give this K drama a try, then go and watch the series this weekend. However, don’t forget to return and share your thoughts in the comment section below…

But this is all for today, hope to meet you all very soon in our next publication, BYE BYE…