Directed by Park Shin-woo, Netflix’s It’s Ok To Not Be Okay is a new romantic comedy/drama which stars Kim Soo-hyun, Seo Yea-ji, Oh Jung-se.
Growing up, Moon Gang-tae (Kim Soo-hyun) always felt secondary to his autistic older brother Sang-tae (Oh Jung-se). He believed his parents only had him to make sure someone could take care of Sang-tae.
Sang-tae is a huge fan of Ko Mun-yeong (Seo Yea-ji), a popular children’s book author, and ends up illustrating for her. Famous for her dark stories, Ko Mun-yeong has an anti-social disposition and a penchant for sharp knives. She finds Gang-tae intriguing and similar to her despite their very different personalities.
Gang-tae also finds her gaze similar to someone he used to know. The pair help each other overcome past trauma and struggles, resulting in a unique love story befitting a dark fairy-tale.
It’s Ok To Not Be Okay premieres on Netflix beginning 20 June, 2020 at 9.30pm. The 16-episode (70-minute) series will air two episodes weekly on Saturday and Sunday.