|In the summer of 2004 all Koreans, no matter the age or gender, were glued to their television sets every weekend waiting to see what would happen next in 'Lovers in Paris.' This TV miniseries/drama successfully portrayed a modern Cinderella story, with Park Shin-yang and Kim Jeong-eun as the lead characters.|
|Website: http://tv.sbs.co.kr/paris/ (Korean) |
Aired on SBS: June 12 ~ August 15, 2004
Director: Sin Woo-cheol (신우철) / Writers: Kim Eun-suk (김은숙), Gang Eeun-jeong (강은정)
Main Actors: Park Shin-yang, Kim Jeong-eun, Lee Dong-gun, Oh Ju-eun
|As the chairman of GD Motors, Han Gi-ju (played by Park Shin-yang) is a divorced man working in Paris. He takes Gang Tae-yeong (played by Kim Jeong-eun), who is working as a housekeeper at his home, as his date to a business party. She is a poor international student who is chasing her father’s dream of studying in Paris. Han Gi-ju’s nephew, Yun Su-hyeok (played by Lee Dong-gun) meets Tae-yeong by chance, and falls for her. |
Tae-yeong ends up returning to Seoul, and soon after, Gi-ju and Su-hyeok also return to Seoul separately. Tae-yeong asks Gi-ju for a job and in time, the two fall in love. Gi-ju’s father tries to force his son to marry Mun Yun-a (the daughter of an influential politician), and she exhausts every means to make this happen. As a family secret involving Gi-ju and Su-hyeok is disclosed, the relationship between Tae-yeong and Gi-ju is in crisis.
|[Meet the Cast]|
Han Gi-ju - Click here for more on actor Park Shin-yang
He is the chairperson of GD Motors and is 31 years old. Raised as the head of a major company, he believes that there is nothing thing that he can’t do. His sense of humor and noble looks make him desirable to wormen. However, being divorced once and now pressured by his father to marry a woman he doesn’t love, Gi-ju is unsure about love. That was until Tae-young came into his life and charmed him with the warmth of her heart and free spirit. At times, Gi-ju can be arrogant and tends to do what he pleases, yet you can’t dislike him.
Gang Tae-yeong -Click here for more on actress Kim Jeong-eun
At age 26, Gang Tae-yeong can’t bear injustice. Even though she gets into trouble every time, she can’t stop herself from speaking out. Her tough exterior would lead others to believe that she’s not that sensitive, but in fact, she has shed many tears. While economically she’s not that well off, she’s always thankful for what she has. She is saucy and cute, and her charisma attracts both Gi-ju and Su-hyeok at the same time.
Yun Su-hyeok -Click here for information on Lee Dong-gun
Yun Su-hyeok is 26 years old and takes to his uncle, Han Gi-ju who takes better care of Su-hyeok than Su-hyeok’s own mother does. It is after following his uncle to Paris that he ends up meeting and falling for Tae-yeong. He rejects the wealth that he was born into, and actively pursues Tae- young. Unfortunately, Tae-yeong’s heart belongs to Su-hyeok's uncle. Jealous, Su-hyoek makes things difficult for Tae-yeong and Gi-ju.
Mun Yun-a - Click here for more on actress Oh Ju-eun
At age 26, Mun Yun-a is the daughter of an influential politician. She is an indiscreet young woman who believes that money can buy love. She looks upon loving Gi-ju as a job and is determined to make him her husband. After learning that Gi-ju actually loves Tae-young, Yun-a tries everything to split them up. She is also an old friend of Tae-yeong.
|Including the scenes shot in Paris, France, there were also many unforgettable scenes filmed in Korea. Fans of the show will enjoy learning more about the many filming locations in Seoul.|
Senin, 01 November 2010
LOVERS IN PARIS
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