Sweet And Sour Ending Explained! Is Hyuk Back Together with Da-Eun?

Netflix new korean movies, Sweet and sour, has left everyone with their mouths open. Sweet and Sour Ending is very twisted but is a good way. Many viewers are still thinking, what really happened at the end of the film. But, don’t worry we are here to clear all your confusion. At the end Sweet and sour, the film dropped a twist bomb. Most rom-coms end with two lovers reuniting in each other’s arms. But, the real question with Sweet and sour is, who did Hyuk end up with: Da Eun or Bo-Young?

Netflix recently released a new K-movie, Sweet and sour. The film debuted in June 4, globally in streamers. Watched by many people, especially Kdrama and K-movie fans, this film was praised for various reasons. The acting, director, and plot twist were praised by the critics. While many would say the film isn’t “emotional”, it definitely has some of the best comedic scenes. The film stars Jang Ki Yong as Jang Hyuk, Chae Soo Bin as Da Eun, and Krystal Jung as Bo-Young.

The essence of the film lies in the last 10 minutes. So, exactly what happened in Sweet and sour End?

Sweet and Sour Plot – Short Storyline

The film starts with Hyuk being hospitalized for hepatitis. Not a single parent or other patient wanted to approach him. However, Da Eun, a nurse is in charge of taking care of Hyuk. She feeds him and takes care of Hyuk. The two of them became close to each other. As time passes, Hyuk gets ready to be discharged from the hospital, and Da Eun is nowhere to be seen.

Hyuk gets his number somehow and calls him. The two meet at Da Eun’s house, and Hyuk ends up spending the night there. In the morning, Da Eun and Hyuk share a short kiss that confirms their romance. After some time, Da Eun tells Hyuk that she’s won two tickets to Jeju Island for Christmas, and she’s also bought him matching sneakers. Hyuk accepts it and intends to lose weight.

Sweet and Sour End Explained

Bo Young and Hyuk in Sweet and Sour, credits: Netflix

Hyuk, who is an Engineering student, transforms into a slim and fit man in the next scene. We saw him (Jang Ki Yong) running in the park wearing the same sneakers. He is now a hard-working engineer, and he was told by his superiors that he could expect a better job, in Seoul. This made him think about the long distance between Incheon and Seoul, but he ignored it because his job was good.

In Seoul, he meets another candidate for the position, Bo Young. He is very competitive. Hence, the two started out as enemies but soon grew closer. Meanwhile, at home, things get tough for Da Eun and Hyuk. She also found out that she was carrying the baby. But, after a few days, she had an abortion. Soon Hyuk realizes that he has feelings for Bo-Young.

So, who will be- Da Eun or Bo Young?

Sweet And Sour Ending Explained – Who Is Hyuk Dating With?

After realizing his feelings for Bo Young, Hyuk kisses her at the office, and they become romantically involved. But, soon he started to miss Da Eun. Then, we see neither Bo Young nor Hyuk get a permanent position in the office. Therefore, they separated. And during an office dinner, Hyuk tells Bo Young that he will be returning to his previous position in Incheon. At the same party, the manager announced an offer to win tickets to Jeju for Christmas.

Hearing this, he remembers Da Eun and her plan to spend Christmas (Beginning of the Movie). Realizing that he still loves Da Eun, he rushes to the Airport and finds Da Eun standing with her bag at the entrance. However, as soon as she runs towards him, she collapses with another man, who turns out to be Hyuk from the beginning of the film.

Sweet and Sour End Explained

Hyuk and Da Eun; credit: Netflix

The film rewinds to the beginning, and there we get a twist. It turns out that two people are hospitalized, with the same name: Lee Jang Hyuk and Jang Hyuk (Jang Ki Yong). Da Eun starts dating Jang Hyuk, but after being absent from the relationship often, she grows closer to the other Lee Jang Hyuk. She started spending time with him. What’s more, Lee Jang Hyuk did everything for her, which Hyuk used to do. The film shows the simultaneous events of how the two Hyuks affect Da Eun’s life.

Back at the airport, Da Eun ignores Hyuk and helps Lee Jang Hyuk. The two go inside to catch a flight, while an enraged Hyuk runs out of the airport.

This film is sure to make you wonder what happened. But, it’s definitely worth watching. You can watch it here at Netflix.

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