K-Drama Week: Screening Events
Korean Culture Centre UK
September 26, 18:30-20:30, September 27-28, 10:00-20:00
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This time we are a little behind, so we hope the information published in our previous article helped you notice the interesting events which took place yesterday evening and tonight.
As a recap, from Thursday 25 to Sunday 28 September, the KCCUK is hosting screenings of numerous dramas of the thriller/detective genre. Those include Gabdong (2014), Two Weeks (2013), Three Days (2014) and Sign (2011).
Thursday 25 September 18:30-20:30: Episodes 1&2 of Gabdong
Broadcasting: tvN (11.04-21.06.2014), 24 episodes / Cert. 15
Production: Pan Entertainment
Cast: Yoon Sang-hyun, Kim Min-jung, Sung Dong-il, Lee Joon
Synopsis: The series is based on a real-life unsolved serial murder case, which involved the raping and murdering of ten women between 1986 and 1991 in Hwaseong City, Taean village. The case also inspired Bong Joon-ho’s film, Memories of Murder (2003).
Friday 26 September: Episodes 1 of Two Weeks and Three Days
Broadcasting: MBC (07.08-26.09.2013), 16 episodes / Cert. 15
Production: JS Pictures
Cast: Lee Jun-ki, Kim So-yeon, Ryu Soo-young, Park Ha-sun
Synopsis: Framed for murder, Jang Tae-san sees his life shattered and reduced to nothing. Out of prison, he wanders aimlessly until the day he discovers he has a daughter who is stricken with leukemia. While trying to uncover the organization that caused his false accusation, he also has to survive to be able to save the one who dearest to him.
Broadcasting: SBS (05.03-01.05-2014), 16 episodes/Cert. 15
Production: Goldenthumb Pictures
Cast: Park Yoo-chun, Son Hyun-joo, Park Ha-sun
Synopsis: On a vacation at a private villa, the president of South Korea goes missing. Three gunshots were fired in the middle of the night… and three days is the time his bodyguards, led by elite agent Han Tae-kyung, have to find the president, escort him safely back to the Blue House and arrest the ones behind the kidnapping.
Saturday & Sunday 27-28 September: 20 Episodes of Sign
Broadcast: SBS (05.01-10.03-2011), 20 episodes /Cert.15
Production: Goldenthumb Pictures, Apolo Pictures
Cast: Park Sin-yang, Kim Ah-joon, Jeong Kyeo-woon, Uhm Ji-won
Synopsis: Sign follows the lives and struggles of a team of forensic doctors at the National Institute of Scientific Investigation. Despite being scolded by Yoon Ji-hoon, Go Da-kyung remains focused on her goals. Hidden truths of the organization resurface as a mysterious case surrounding them is being solved.