Netflix dominated 2021 with the Korean dramas and shows they premiered. Before 2021 ended, they gave viewers an unforgettable experience with the series The Silent Sea. Netflix had a pattern with the shows that ruled 2021 as all of the shows, including this one, belong to the dystopian thriller genre. Squid Game and Hellbound are two of Netflix’s most-watched series. The Silent Sea is catching up with the numbers.
The sci-fi-mystery thriller stars veteran actor Gong Yoo. Taking place in the future, Gong Yoo’s character Han Yun-Hae is a space agency soldier selected for a mission. He and his colleagues have 24 hours to travel to the moon and back to retrieve a mysterious sample from an abandoned research station.
The Silent Sea has an outstanding score of 90 on AsianWiki. Google also confirmed that 95% of its users liked the show.
Many users agree that The Silent Sea is well-written and hailed the show for its stunning cinematography and VFX that gives viewers an immersive experience. Famous for starring in the thriller Train to Busan, Gong Yoo’s acting was praised with his outstanding performance.
The Silent Sea showed the fictitious future of the earth, such as desertification. People found the dystopian series compelling because its themes show different influences and what humanity might resort to as the world descends to chaos.
Critics and netizens alike continue to commend the series, claiming it is 2021’s best series. With Netflix ending 2021 with a bang, people are curious about their plans this year to further solidify their place. Without a doubt, The Silent Sea opened 2022 to lead the way.