Vincenzo Drama Review, Cast, Story, Trailer, Timing, and Release Date

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Vincenzo Drama

Vincenzo is a K-drama about a man from Korea who grows up in Italy and becomes part of the mafia. He is a lawyer and uses his mafia skills to fight a big, bad company in Korea. He works with a woman lawyer to get hidden gold and stop the company. They face many dangers but try to win with smart plans. It’s an exciting story with action and some funny parts.

Vincenzo Drama Review

Drama Vincenzo
Channel tvN, Netflix
Director Kim Hee-won
Producers Lee Jang-soo, Jang Sai-jung, Ham Seung-hoon and Cho Soo-young
Starring Song Joong-ki, Jeon Yeo-been, Ok Taec-yeon
Writer/Screenplay by Park Jae-beom
Country of origin South Korea
Release date February 20, 2021
IMDB rating 8.4/10
Google users rating 96% liked this TV show
Total episodes 20
First episode’s airing date February 20, 2021
Average episode length 70 min
Language Korean
Genre Crime drama

Dark comedy

Romance

This show is Thrilling & Romantic
Maturity rating 18+

Vincenzo Cast

Character Name Actor Name Role Description
Vincenzo Cassano / Park Joo-hyung Song Joong-ki Italian lawyer and Mafia consigliere of Korean descent, adopted son of the Cassano Family’s late boss, and the true owner of Geumga Plaza. Works with Jipuragi Law Firm to destroy the Babel Group and reclaim the hidden gold.
Hong Cha-young Jeon Yeo-been Lawyer at Wusang Law Firm and daughter of Hong Yoo-chan. Becomes CEO of Jipuragi Law Firm and joins Vincenzo in his revenge against Babel Group.
Jang Jun-woo / Jang Han-seok Ok Taec-yeon Intern at Wusang Law Firm, paralegal/assistant to Hong Cha-young, and the real Chairman of Babel Group. Main antagonist of the series.
Choi Myung-hee Kim Yeo-jin Former prosecutor turned Senior Partner at Wusang Law Firm and attorney of Babel Group. Corrupt and responsible for the death of Cha-young’s father.
Jang Han-seo Kwak Dong-yeon Half-brother of Jang Jun-woo and the previous chairman’s illegitimate son who acts as the owner of Babel Group in his brother’s place.
Han Seung-hyuk Jo Han-chul CEO of Wusang Law Firm, later becomes the Chief of the Seoul Southeast District Prosecutors’ Office.
Nam Joo-sung Yoon Byung-hee Paralegal at Jipuragi Law Firm, former special effect make-up artist. Joins Vincenzo and Hong Cha-young in their fight against Babel Group.
Cho Young-woon Choi Young-joon Manager of Geumga Plaza and an undercover agent of the International Security Intelligence Service, but remains an ally to Vincenzo.
Tak Hong-shik Choi Deok-moon Owner of the laundromat at Geumga Plaza, former gang member.
Toto Kim Hyung-mook Owner of the Italian restaurant in Geumga Plaza and former wrestler.
Kwak Hee-soo Lee Hang-na Owner of a snack bar in Geumga Plaza and former boxer.
Larry Kang Kim Seol-jin Owner of a dance studio in Geumga Plaza, former street fighter.
Seo Mi-ri Kim Yoon-hye Owner of the piano school in Geumga Plaza, hacker who designed the security of the gold vault.
Lee Chul-wook Yang Kyung-won Self-proclaimed expert martial artist and owner of a pawnshop in Geumga Plaza.

Vincenzo Overview

Vincenzo Overview

Vincenzo is one of the best South Korean TV dramas about a lawyer named Vincenzo who grew up in Italy with the mafia. After his mafia family faces trouble, he goes to South Korea. There, he fights a big company to get back gold hidden under a building. He works with a lawyer, Hong Cha-young, and other people living in the building to fight the bad guys using his mafia skills.

Original SoundTrack

No. Title Artist Length
1. Ombra mai fu Choi Sung-hoon (La Poem) 3:01
2. Adrenaline (Italian ver.) Aalia 3:27
3. Adrenaline Solar (Mamamoo) 3:27
4. Lacrimosa La Poem 3:48
5. Is This Love Aalia 3:37
6. I’m Always By Your Side John Park 3:51
7. Questo edificio è mio Song Jin-seok 2:14
8. Night Of Sicily
  • Song Jae-kyung
  • Park Se-jun
3:03
9. Mafia
  • Kim Min-ji
  • Park Se-jun
3:33
10. The Last Of Babel Lee Nyeom 2:55
11. Appearance(SHOW TIME)
  • Na Sang-jin
  • Park Se-jun
1:51
12. For The Justice
  • Woo Ji-hun
  • Park Se-jun
2:15
13. Jifuragi
  • Na Sang-jin
  • Park Se-jun
1:58
14. Stopped Time
  • Woo Ji-hun
  • Park Se-jun
3:40
15. Un diavolo scaccia l’altro Lee Nyeom 2:48
16. Addio
  • Na Yoon-sik
  • Park Se-jun
3:15
17. If You Want Kim Dong-hyeok 1:32
18. Aspettate
  • Woo Ji-hun
  • Park Se-jun
1:50
19. Holy Anger
  • Na Sang-jin
  • Park Se-jun
2:45
20. Is This Love (Guitar Ver.)
  • Kim Tae-hwan
  • Park Se-jun
2:08
21. Booty
  • Woo Ji-hun
  • Park Se-jun
1:58
22. Finestra di espiazione
  • Kim Ji-ae
  • Park Se-jun
3:07
23. Retributor
  • Lee Nyeom
  • Park Se-jun
2:11
24. Lombirghini
  • Song Jin-seok
  • Park Se-jun
2:12
25. Dark Side Of Me
  • Na Sang-jin
  • Park Se-jun
2:05
26. A Silent Cry
  • Na Yoon-sik
  • Park Se-jun
2:41
27. Corn Salad
  • Kim Tae-hwan
  • Park Se-jun
1:58
28. Country Of KIMCHI
  • Yoo Hee-hyeon
  • Park Se-jun
1:29
29. Vincenzo The Phoenix Kim Dong-hyeok 1:58
30. Hold back
  • Yoo Hee-hyeon
  • Park Se-jun
1:44
31. Bead
  • Kim Ji-ae
  • Park Se-jun
2:11
32. Secret Weapon
  • Woo Ji-hun
  • Park Se-jun
1:50
33. I’m Sorry I Didn’t Know
  • Woo Ji-hun
  • Park Se-jun
2:07
34. Chaos KEUMGA Plaza
  • Song Jae-kyung
  • Park Se-jun
2:21
35. Il male è grande e vasto
  • Na Sang-jin
  • Park Se-jun
2:34
36. Is This Love (Piano Ver.)
  • Kim Tae-hwan
  • Park Se-jun
2:05
37. Two Idiots
  • Yoo Hee-hyeon
  • Park Se-jun
1:55
38. Bungeoppang With My Mom
  • Song Jin-seok
  • Park Se-jun
2:18
39. Doomsday
  • Kim Dong-hyeok
  • Choi Moon-seok
2:14
40. Baksumudang Vincezo
  • Yoo Hee-hyeon
  • Park Se-jun
0:50
41. Zumba Dance
  • Woo Ji-hun
  • Park Se-jun
2:04
42. Through The Years
  • Song Jin-seok
  • Park Se-jun
2:12
43. Mom’s Letter
  • Kim Min-ji
  • Park Se-jun
2:36
44. Your Vacancy Lee Nyeom 3:30
45. Exhale
  • Kim Dong-hyeok
  • Choi Moon-seok
3:09
46. Why Are You Standing There
  • Yoo Hee-hyeon
  • Park Se-jun
1:34
47. Never felt better
  • Yoo Hee-hyeon
  • Park Se-jun
1:17
48. Lawyer Nem
  • Song Jae-kyung
  • Park Se-jun
2:01
49. Happily Today As Well
  • Na Yoon-sik
  • Park Se-jun
1:34
50. Empty Mind
  • Kim Min-ji
  • Park Se-jun
3:32
51. Inzaghi
  • Song Jae-kyung
  • Park Se-jun
2:24
52. Anxious Monk
  • Kim Tae-hwan
  • Park Se-jun
1:47
53. Cavalleria Rusticana Pietro Mascagni 3:32
54. Fish-shaped Buns And Carp-shaped Buns
  • Na Yoon-sik
  • Park Se-jun
1:32
55. Unmatched cuteness
  • Kim Min-ji
  • Park Se-jun
1:25
56. SShabala
  • Song Jin-seok
  • Park Se-jun
1:59
57. March of The Priests Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 2:47
58. Pasta Party
  • Na Yoon-sik
  • Park Se-jun
1:18
59. It Smells Bad Somewhere
  • Kim Tae-hwan
  • Park Se-jun
2:07
60. Nabucco Hebrew Slaves Chorus Giuseppe Verdi 3:54
61. Chaconne Sorro
  • Song Jae-kyung
  • Park Se-jun
2:56
62. Where Is My Gold
  • Song Jin-seok
  • Park Se-jun
2:45
63. Vincenzo Theme But Gisuk Theme
  • Na Yoon-sik
  • Park Se-jun
2:33
64. Operation Start
  • Na Yoon-sik
  • Park Se-jun
2:01
65. Escape From Us
  • Song Jin-seok
  • Park Se-jun
2:19
66. RDU-90
  • Kim Min-ji
  • Park Se-jun
1:40
67. Gold is in our hearts
  • Lee Nyeom
  • Park Se-jun
2:02
Total length: 2:41:00

K-drama Vincenzo Story Line

Vincenzo StoryLine

Vincenzo is a drama series that tells the story of an Italian Mafia consigliere named Vincenzo Cassano, who is of Korean descent. The story begins when Vincenzo returns to his homeland, Korea, with the initial goal of retrieving a hidden stash of gold. However, his mission takes an unexpected turn when he becomes involved in a battle against an evil conglomerate known as Babel.

As the story unfolds, Vincenzo’s enemies change, and his fight against the conglomerate becomes more than just a quest for gold. He teams up with a sharp lawyer, Hong Cha-young, and other allies to take down the corrupt forces. Throughout the series, Vincenzo uses his Mafia background to outmanoeuvre his adversaries, combining his knowledge of the law with unconventional tactics to achieve justice and protect those who cannot defend themselves against corporate greed and corruption.

Plot Summary

Vincenzo is a K-drama about Park Joo-hyung, who becomes Vincenzo Cassano after being adopted by an Italian mafia family. He returns to Korea to reclaim hidden gold but battles the corrupt Babel Group. With lawyer Hong Cha-young and quirky tenants, Vincenzo uses mafia methods against Babel, uncovering a conspiracy and seeking justice.

Synopsis

Vincenzo Synopsis

Vincenzo is about a Korean man, Park Joo-hyung, who grows up in Italy with a mafia family and becomes Vincenzo Cassano. He returns to Korea to recover hidden gold, battles a big corporation, and teams up with a lawyer, Hong Cha-young, to fight injustice using mafia methods.

Parents Guide

The Vincenzo TV series, with its mafia theme, includes significant violence and gore, with many main characters depicted as murderers. Scenes often involve bloodshed, shootings, and torture, sometimes graphically portrayed. There are also mild instances of romance and nudity, with some shirtless scenes and a non-explicit depiction of homosexuality. Profanity is present but mostly in Italian. Alcohol and smoking are depicted, typically in social contexts. Given its intense and sometimes disturbing content, this drama is more suitable for mature audiences, as indicated by its varied age ratings across countries (e.g., 15 in South Korea, M18 in Singapore). Parents might consider these aspects before letting children watch Vincenzo

Vincenzo Awards and Nominations

Year Award ceremony Category Nominee / Work Result
2021 57th Baeksang Arts Awards Best Director (TV) Kim Hee-won Nominated
Best Actor (TV) Song Joong-ki Nominated
Brand of the Year Awards Drama of the Year Vincenzo Won
Actor of the Year Song Joong-ki Won
Actress of the Year Jeon Yeo-been Nominated
3rd Asia Contents Awards Best Creative Vincenzo Nominated
Best Asian TV Series Nominated
Best Actor Song Joong-ki Nominated
Best Writer Park Jae-beom Nominated
Seoul International Drama Awards Top Excellence Korean Drama Vincenzo Won
Top Excellence Korean Actress Jeon Yeo-been Nominated
Top Excellence Korean Actor Song Joong-ki Won
Korean Popular Culture and Arts Awards Presidential Commendation Park Jae-beom Won
14th Tokyo Drama Awards Special Award for Foreign Drama Vincenzo Won
6th Asia Artist Awards Best Artist Award Jeon Yeo-been Won
Korea Content Awards Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Commendation Kim Hee-won Won
26th Asian Television Awards Best Drama Series Vincenzo Won
2022 8th APAN Star Awards Grand Prize (Daesang) Song Joong-ki Won
Best Director Kim Hee-won Nominated
Top Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries Song Joong-ki Nominated
Best Supporting Actor Yoon Byung-hee Won
Best Couple Song Joong-ki & Jeon Yeo-been Nominated

User Reviews

  • Praises Vincenzo for its unique Italian/Korean mafia theme, absorbing plot, and softer-handed use of violence, highlighting its satire over savagery compared to US shows.
  • Describes a slow start but notes significant improvement by episode 4, expressing eagerness for future episodes due to a shocking twist.
  • Commends the series for its balance of comedy and thriller elements, standout performances by Song Joong-ki and Jeon Yeo-bin, and relevant themes of corruption and crime.
  • Advises viewers to watch at least up to episodes 3 and 4 before judging, praising the mix of thriller and comedy that begins to unfold.
  • Calls Vincenzo pure gold for its suspense, drama, laughs, and over-the-top kdrama charm, noting it keeps attention throughout its run.

Trailer

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