The Smile Has Left Your Eyes (TV series)

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The Smile Has Left Your Eyes
The Smile Has Left Your Eyes (TV series).jpg
Promotional poster
Also known asFalling Stars[1]
Hangul하늘에서 내리는 일억개의 별
Based onSora Kara Furu Ichioku no Hoshi by Eriko Kitagawa
Developed byStudio Dragon
Written bySong Hye-jin
Directed byYoo Je-won
Country of originSouth Korea
Original language(s)Korean
No. of episodes16
Executive producer(s)
  • Jinnie Choi
  • Kim Jin-yi
  • Satoshi Kubota[2]
  • Park Ji-young
  • Kim Seong-min
  • Lee Se-hee
Production company(s)
Original networktvN
Picture format1080i (HDTV)
Audio formatDolby Digital
Original releaseOctober 3 (2018-10-03) –
November 22, 2018 (2018-11-22)
External links

The Smile Has Left Your Eyes[3] (Korean하늘에서 내리는 일억개의 별; RRHaneureseo Naerineun Ireokgaeui Byeol; lit. Hundred Million Stars From the Sky) is a 2018 South Korean television series starring Seo In-guk, Jung So-min and Park Sung-woong. It is a remake of the 2002 Japanese television series Sora Kara Furu Ichioku no Hoshi. It aired on tvN on October 3, 2018 on Wednesday and Thursday at 21:30 KST time slot.[4][5]


This 2018 Korean drama revolves around Kim Moo Young (Seo In-guk) - a complex, mysterious man with a forgotten past. He meets and falls in love with Yoo Jin Gang (Jung So-min), and although her initial impression of him is pretty negative,later she discovers that Moo young is innocent and struggling to recognize about his past life. However, her older brother, Yoo Jin Gook (Park Sung-woong), a homicide detective, doubts that Moo-Young is more sinister that he lets on, oblivious to the fact that he is the key to both Moo-young and Jin-Kang’s intertwined history. The situation becomes more complicated when Moo young regains his past memories which leads him to find the truth about his father's death and more.[6]



An assistant in a craft microbrewery. He is indifferent on the surface, yet has a child-like innocence in him.
An advertisement designer who lost her parents in an accident when she was young, and underwent diverse growing pains.
Yoo Jin-kang's brother who has been a homicide detective for 27 years.


People around Kim Moo-young[edit]

A girl whom Moo-young rescued from committing suicide
A psychiatrist
  • Kim Ji-Hyun as Jang Se-ran

People around Yoo Jin-kang[edit]

A daughter of a rich family involved in the distribution industry.
Baek Seung-ah's boyfriend.

People around Yoo Jin-gook[edit]

People of Arts Brewery[edit]

  • Lee Hong-bin as No Hee-joon[16]
  • Min Woo-hyuk as CEO Jung Sang-yoon
  • ?? as Brew Master / Kil Hyung-joo

Won Young Police Station[edit]

People of Design lux[edit]

  • Park Min-jung as CEO Hwang[20]
  • Lee Ji-min as Assistant Manager Im[21]



First script reading took place early July, 2018 at Sangam DDMC, Sangam-dong, Seoul.[5]

Original soundtrack[edit]

The Smile Has Left Your Eyes
Soundtrack album by
Various Artists
StudioTONE Studio
LabelGenie Music

Part 1[edit]

Released on October 25, 2018 (2018-10-25)
1."Someday"Ha Hyun-sangHa Hyun-sangYi Sung-Yol4:26
2."Someday" (Inst.) Ha Hyun-sang 4:26
Total length:8:52

Part 2[edit]

Released on November 8, 2018 (2018-11-08)
1."Star (별, 우리)"Seo In-guk, Jung So-minUK, Jung Su-minSeo In-guk, Jung So-min4:15
2."Star" (Inst.) UK, Jung Su-min 4:15
Total length:8:30

Part 3[edit]

Released on November 15, 2018 (2018-11-15)
1."Lost"Lee Rae-eon, RealmeeeLee Rae-eon, RealmeeeAhn Ji-yeon4:31
2."Lost" (Inst.) Lee Rae-eon, Realmeee 4:31
Total length:9:02

Part 4[edit]

Released on November 22, 2018 (2018-11-22)
1."Moonlight"Kako, Curtis FKako, Curtis FGu Yoon-hoe3:47
2."Moonlight" (Inst.) Kako, Curtis F 3:47
Total length:7:34


In this table, the blue numbers represent the lowest ratings and the red numbers represent the highest ratings.

Ep. Original broadcast date Average audience share
AGB Nielsen[23]
Nationwide Seoul
1 October 3, 2018 3.996% 4.839%
2 October 4, 2018 3.212% 3.717%
3 October 10, 2018 2.988% 3.407%
4 October 11, 2018 3.046% 3.644%
5 October 17, 2018 3.410% 4.064%
6 October 18, 2018 2.803% 3.324%
7 October 24, 2018 2.812% 3.160%
8 October 25, 2018 2.661% 2.902%
9 October 31, 2018 2.556% 3.188%
10 November 1, 2018 2.289% 2.758%
11 November 7, 2018 2.693% 2.945%
12 November 8, 2018 2.602% 3.268%
13 November 14, 2018 2.346% 2.750%
14 November 15, 2018 2.387% 2.999%
15 November 21, 2018 2.841% 3.378%
16 November 22, 2018 3.375% 4.202%
Average 2.876% 3.409%
  • This drama airs on a cable channel/pay TV which normally has a relatively smaller audience compared to free-to-air TV/public broadcasters (KBS, SBS, MBC and EBS).


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  10. ^ Kim Seong-won (July 10, 2018). [공식]박성웅 '하늘에서 내리는 1억개의 별' 캐스팅, 동생바라기 役. Sports Chosun (in Korean).
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  16. ^ [단독] 빅스 홍빈, ‘1억개의 별’ 합류…서인국·정소민 등과 호흡. Sports Donga (in Korean). July 13, 2018.
  17. ^ [공식]서인국·정소민 '하늘에서 내리는 1억개의 별' 장영남·최병모·서은수 캐스팅 확정. Sports Chosun (in Korean). August 8, 2018.
  18. ^ [공식]김서경 '1억 개의 별' 출연…카리스마 폭발 강력계 형사로 변신. Sports Chosun (in Korean). July 18, 2018.
  19. ^ 배우 한사명, '하늘에서 내리는 1억개의 별' 출연…서인국·정소민과 호흡. TenAsia (in Korean). July 17, 2018.
  20. ^ [공식]박민정, '하늘에서 내리는 1억개의 별' 출연…정소민과 호흡. Sports Chosun (in Korean). July 19, 2018.
  21. ^ [공식]신예 이지민, '하늘에서 내리는 1억 개의 별'로 안방극장 데뷔. Sports Chosun (in Korean). July 16, 2018.
  22. ^ 신인배우 한다솔, ‘하늘에서 내리는 1억 개의 별’ 출연…서인국 회사 동료. TenAsia (in Korean). July 18, 2018.
  23. ^ "Nielsen Korea". AGB Nielsen Media Research (in Korean). Retrieved October 4, 2018.

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