When their son drowns while saving the life of a friend, the couple offer to take the boy in. What can they do with the kid who outlived their own son? The father tries to teach him work and looks after him like family. The mother is distant to him but gradually opens her heart.
In the spring of 1999, a group of old friends gather to celebrate their 20 year reunion. Among the group is Yeong-ho, a cold, unhappy man, whose demeanor puts a damper on the festivities. The seriousness of Yeong-ho's depression becomes apparent, however, when he climbs a railroad bridge and looks like he might jump. At this crucial moment, memories of seven crucial episodes from Yeong-ho's past flood his mind.
An ordinary housewife, Yeong-hye, who has nightmares every night, finally becomes a vegetarian, throwing away all the meats in her refrigerator. Her husband Kil-soo starts to complain about her actions. Her family also worries about her health. During a family lunch, Yeong-hye tries to kill herself due to her father's abrupt violence. Observing all the happenings, Yeong-hye's brother-in-law, Min-ho, a videoartist, hears from his wife that Yeong-hye has a Mongolian spot on her hips. Min-ho gets inspiration from this and starts to sketch.
Jae-Bak is a 40'ish man who has become burned out by work and his family. He works as a sales manager for a publishing company. The highlight of Jae-Baek's day is now when he steals a glance at beautiful young Yu-Hee every morning as she stands waiting for the subway, while sucking a red lollipop. For the next 100 days, Jae-Baek watches Yu-Hee and then finally meets Yu-Hee. At a bookstore, Jae-Baek meets Yu-Hee. Jae-Baek follows Yu-Hee to her home.
I have been pretty satisfied with my life before I got on the bus. When I do in June 2011, my whole life turns upside down. I am just a regular passenger at first. Like other people I was sorry, and felt obliged to help and care for other passengers. Then I begin to film these common heroes with my camera. Those who speak about hope, who provide it and get on the bus, Ms. Kim Jin-suk, and other crane laborers who risk their safety while demonstrating for their rights on high. She, while stationed insecurely on high, begins interacting with the world through Twitter and makes friends. Then I realize I really love her. Will we have her back safely?
Despite the fact that she works at a professional matchmaking firm, Hyo Jin cannot seem to find her Perfect match. When it comes to finding matches for other people, her advice is right on; but when it comes to herself...
The film is based on a true yet unsolved murder case from the early 1990s that is known among Koreans as the "disappearance of the frog children." In 1991, five elementary school students told their parents that they were going to hang out on a nearby mountain to catch frogs, and then they go missing.
Eun-Chul (Park Ji-Bin) and Eun-Ha (Lee Seul-Gi) lives in a small village. They are the only family they have. One day, stubborn Eun-Ha begins to beg Eun-Chul to go and see a whale. Eun-Ha follows Eun-Chul all day long and keeps talking about the whale. To quiet her, Eun-Chul makes a false promise. Eun-Ha has a disease which is eroding her vision. Adults tell them that Eun-Ha should be sent to a good facility, but Eun-Chul can't separate from his sister. Eun-Chul decides to show a whale to Eun-Ha before she loses her vision completely. They begin travel from Namwon to Jangsaeng where they can see a whale. They travel their by bicycle. Along the way to Jangsaeng, Eun-Chul and Eun-Ha meet Duk-Soo (Lee Moon-Sik). Eun-Chul and Eun-Ha have a warm feelings towards him like the father they never had ...
"Girls' Night Out" is the rather unfortunate translation of a title which couples the phonologically-similar terms for "Ladies'" and "Dinner Party". It was written and directed by first-time director Lim Sang-Soo (not to be confused with Hong Sang-Soo, who directed The Power of Kangwon Province). The film, together with An Affair, opened at the Pusan Film Festival and had its general release during Chusok weekend in September (a major weekend for film releases).
The struggles of an artist. Jang Seung-up (1843-1897), also called Owon, focusing on the years 1882 to 1897, when Korea was in political upheaval, caught between China and Japan, the conservative dynasty dying, and peasant revolt at hand. Jang, born poor, has genius; a merchant, Kim, becomes his patron, finding him a teacher. Jang must convince others that a commoner can have talent, then move beyond his ability to copy old masters and find his own style. He's bedeviled by a temper and alcohol, arguments with patrons as he seeks commissions, and relationships with kisaeng, particularly Mae-hyang, that start and stop. It's the life of a restless spirit producing great art.
With a body and voice that’s easy on the eyes and ears, popular music critic Sung-hee announces his plans for divorce on live radio without informing his wife. He takes off to a seaside town with long-time friend Dong-min but when his wife doesn’t answer his call, he rushes back home. He arrives only to be greeted with a letter and his wife is nowhere to be found. Sung-hee wanted to divorce his wife in style but his wife jumped the gun and left him a day early. With his pride in shambles, he decides to go on a search for his wife. To his bitter surprise, he discovers sides of his wife that he never knew about including a supposed brother of hers.
When a single mother learns that she has terminal cancer, she prepares her young daughter to live without her, while saying goodbye to others around her.
Mute Hee-Jin is working as a clerk in a fishing resort in the Korean wilderness; selling baits, food and occasionally her body to the fishing tourists. One day she falls in love with Hyun-Shik, who is on the run from the police, and rescues him with a fish hook when he tries to commit suicide.
Due to his incurable disease, Nam-sik desperately needs the medicine that he can’t possibly afford. Just to stay alive, he chooses to move around from hospital to hospital stealing medicine after work. Meanwhile, 203, the man in prison for embezzlement who is suffering from severe headache and seizures visits the hospital for a medical checkup. After being told that he has less than 2 weeks to live, 203 escapes and Nam-sik tag along in his unexpected journey.
Yi San, also known as Wind of the Palace, is a 2007 South Korean historical drama, starring Lee Seo-jin, Han Ji-min, Park Eun-hye, and Lee Jong-soo. It aired on Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation from September 17, 2007 to June 16, 2008 on Mondays and Tuesdays at 21:55. The series was produced by Lee Byeong-Hoon, who also produced award-winning television series Dae Jang Geum.
It won "Top Excellence Acting Award" for Lee Seo Jin and "Best Actress" for Han Ji-min at MBC's Acting Awards.
Fair Princess Jungmyung lives a life of the highest privilege, until her half-brother Prince Gwanghae executes the rightful crown prince and usurps the throne. Exiled from court, Jungmyung goes under disguise as a man and learns to adapt to life as a commoner — never forgetting Gwanghae's wrongdoing. But amidst rampant corruption throughout the kingdom, can Jyungmyung exact her vengeance, restore order and take back her rightful place in the palace?
A male student's body is found at school. Authorities assume that the student killed himself in a fall. Other students at the school hold a trial to uncover the truth behind his death.
Ma Yi-Deum has worked as a prosecutor for 7 years. She sometimes resorts to drastic methods to win cases. One day, Ma Yi-Deum is transferred to a special division dealing only with sex crimes.
This drama portrays the turbulent life of Lee Mi Reuk, a Korean expatriate who fought for the freedom of his country while studying medicine in Tokyo, during the period when Korea was under Japanese colonial rule. He fled to China and eventually settled in Germany.
Starring Lee Young Ae, it tells the tale of an orphaned kitchen cook who went on to become the king's first female physician. In a time when women held little influence in society, young apprentice cook Jang Geum strives to learn the secrets of Korean cooking and medicine in order to cure the King of his various ailments. It is based on the true story of Jang-geum, the first female royal physician of the Joseon Dynasty. The main themes are her perseverance and the portrayal of traditional Korean culture, including Korean royal court cuisine and traditional medicine.
A woman named Go Ae-Rin loses her husband. Along with her neighbour Kim Bon, who is a NIS agent, they discover the truth behind her husband's involvement in a huge conspiracy.
When Kang Bok-Soo was a high school student, he was falsely accused of committing violence and kicked out of school. This was caused by his first love Son Soo-Jung and a male student Oh Se-Ho. Kang Bok-Soo is a now an adult, but his life has not gone smoothly. To get revenge on Son Soo-Jung and Oh Se-Ho, he returns to the same high school as a student. The environment at the school has changed and Kang Bok-Soo gets involved in unexpected cases.
Determined to escape a dead-end life, a gifted high school student turns to a world of serious crime to ensure he can pay for college.
The story takes place at the beginning of the 19th century. Goo Hae-Ryung is a historian who tries to fight gender stereotypes as her work is often looked down on. She meets Prince Yi Rim.
What if your cat was capable of turning into a charming boy? After taking time off, Sol Ah returns to school as she finds herself a place to live alone. Per her friend’s favor, Sol Ah takes in a cat named Hong Jo, and a story of the life of two housemates unfolds. However, Sol Ah is not aware that the cat, Hong Jo, has the ability to shapeshift into a human. Sol Ah’s friends start to notice weird things about Hong Jo whenever they run into his human form. Things are about to change around the peaceful single-resident complex, and Hong Jo finds it difficult just being a mere cat whenever Sol Ah is too busy with her life to pay attention to him. Will Sol Ah be able to recognize Hong Jo in his human form? Sol Ah and Hong Jo “Welcome!” you into their romance fantasy story.
In a colorful Seoul neighborhood, an ex-con and his friends fight a mighty foe to make their ambitious dreams for their street bar a reality.