Do you remember that dramatic scene in SBS “The penthouse” When Kim so yeon Had an emotional breakdown while playing the piano with blood stained hands in a manic outburst? It turns out that Kim So Yeon was actually playing the piano when she was playing the scene!
In the episode of MBC January 9th “How do you play” The actress made a guest appearance on the show with which she chatted Yoo jae suk about you award-winning Performance in the smash hit drama. After praising the star for her impressive acting skills, Yoo Jae Suk asked her, “Is there a special compliment about your acting that you found particularly memorable?”
Kim So Yeon said the compliment she remembered most was when someone referred to her as “the Korean wild card.” The actress said with a shy smile: “It was such high praise that I really remember it.”
Yoo Jae Suk later addressed the intense scene in which her character Cheon Seo Jin broke away from playing the piano at a breakneck pace after the unexpected death of her father. After watching a clip of the famous scene, Yoo Jae Suk expressed his awe by standing up to give Kim So Yeon a standing ovation for her captivating acting.
Yoo Jae Suk went on to ask, “Are you actually playing the piano in this scene?” Kim So Yeon confirmed this but added, “I can’t really read music,” which led Yoo Jae Suk to ask, “But how did you play this piece then?”
“I received the script for this scene in June and it was shot in late August and early September,” said Kim So Yeon. “You told me at the time that I should practice this piano piece because I had this scene. So I practiced this piece for about two and a half months while making the drama. ”
“I was only practicing this one piece,” she continued humbly, adding, “It was really my fingers that were playing the piano in this scene, but since I was playing amateurishly, they were using audio from a professional.”
However, a clip of Kim So Yeon filming the scene in question revealed that she had actually done an excellent job playing the piano while filming – even though she had only learned to play two months earlier.
Yoo Jae Suk then asked, “How did you feel when you saw the scene after filming?” Kim So Yeon replied, “It was a great honor as an actress. Just having the opportunity to film such a scene was a great honor and I felt very blessed. ”
Watch the full episode of How Do You Play? with English subtitles here …
… And “The Penthouse” here!
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