Count of Myeongdong (명동백작)

Title: 명동백작 / Myeongdong Baekjak
Also known as: Count of Myungdong
Genre: Docu-drama
Episodes: 24
Broadcast network: EBS
Broadcast period: 2004-Sep-05 to 2004-Nov-28
Air time: Monday & Tuesday 19:00

Synopsis

The tears, the blood and ruins of the war left a big weight on Koreans’ shoulders, one which was reflected on the many difficulties the country went through during those years. Yet, it was one of the most prolific artistic periods the country ever went through, especially in its cultural center Myeongdong, Seoul. All the trends started there, from that parade of feebly lit streets, the fog-like cigarette smoke and the sound of that decade enveloping the whole district. “The Count of Myeongdong” is not your average drama with a normal story, a beginning and a conclusion, a few characters dominating it. It’s more of a docu-drama, a love letter to the Myeongdong that shone between 1953 and 1960. All the coffee shops, the theaters, the publishing companies and even television stations, and all the stars making Myeongdong great. Poets, novelists, musicians, journalists, and their romantic, tragic and crazy lives.

Cast:

Park Chul Ho as Lee Bong Goo
Lee Jin Woo as Kim Soo Young
Cha Kwang Soo as Park In Hwan
Lee Jae Eun as Jeon Hye Rin
Park Young Ji as Oh Sang Soon
Kim Sung Ryung as Kim Hyun Kyung
Ahn Jung Hoon as Kim Gwan Shik
Choi Sang Hoon as Lee Hwa Ryong
Kang Tae Ki as Lee Joong Sup
Lee Young Hoo as Seo Jung Joo
Jung Jin Gak as Lee Hae Rang
Lee Jung Sun (이정선) as Bang Ok Rye
Kim Ja Ok as Lee Hwa Ryong’s sister
Lee Ji Eun (이지은) as Lee Jung Sook
Baek Shin (백신) as Ahn Jae Seung
Lee Jae Bin (이재빈) as Kim Baek Bong
Park Joon Hye (박준혜) as No Bong Shik
Jung Bo Suk as narrator

Credit : Asiandramadownloads

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