Promotional poster for Paradise Ranch
|Also known as||Paradise Farm
|Written by||Jang Hyun-joo
|Directed by||Kim Chul-kyu|
|Theme music composer||Lee Pil-ho|
|Opening theme||"Paradise Ranch"|
|Ending theme||"Journey" by TVXQ feat. Seohyun|
|Country of origin||South Korea|
|No. of episodes||16|
|Running time||55 minutes on Mondays and Tuesdays at 20:55 (KST)|
|Production company(s)||Sanhwa Networks
|Original channel||Seoul Broadcasting System|
|Original run||January 24, 2011– March 15, 2011|
|Preceded by||It's Okay, Daddy's Girl|
Paradise Ranch (Hangul: 파라다이스 목장; RR: Paradaiseu Mokjang) is a 2011 South Korean television series that aired on SBS. It stars Lee Yeon-hee and Shim Chang-min as a divorced couple who married when they were 19, then meet six years later and rediscover their feelings for each other. It was filmed on location in Jeju and Australia.
Han Dong-joo and Lee Da-ji were childhood friends who fell desperately in love and married at 19 after struggling to get their parents' approval. But they divorced after six months. Six years later, they meet coincidentally at a horse auction in Australia. When Dong-joo, the grandson of a tycoon, goes to Jeju Island to develop a resort, he ends up living with his ex-wife, who is now a horse veterinarian. They discover that their feelings for each other are still very much alive.
- Main characters
- Joo Sang-wook as Seo Yoon-ho
- Yoo Ha-na as Park Jin-young
- Supporting characters
- Chun Ho-jin as Lee Eok-soo
- Im Soo-hyang as Lee Da-eun
- Jang Yong as Han Suk-sang
- Ahn Suk-hwan as Han Tae-man
- Na Young-hee as Lee Bok-shim
- Lee Si-eon as Secretary Lee
- Park Soo-hyun as Baek In-soo
- Lee Doo-il as Shim Soo-bong
- Yoon Ye-hee as Kang Yang-ja
- Choi Jong-yoon as Bang Jong-dae
- Jung Eun-pyo as President Yang
- Yoon Ji-min as Ji Mil-hye
- Jo Sung-ha as Jin-young's father
- Shin Pyo as Ki-tae
- Song Yoo-hyun as Yoo Song-yi
- Choi Sooyoung as Tae-man's secretary (cameo, ep 3)
- Jin Tae-hyun (cameo)
- Yoon Ye-ri
|Paradise Ranch: Original Soundtrack|
|Television theme by Various Artists|
|Released||February 11, 2011|
|Singles from Paradise Ranch: Original Soundtrack|
The show's theme song was composed by Lee Pil-ho and the score was composed by Lee Pil-ho and Park Geun-tae. The lyrics for "Confession" were written by Shim Chang-min and is taken from TVXQ's album, Keep Your Head Down. The song "Journey" was also from the same album. The soundtrack was first released in two parts, Part 1 on January 26, 2011 and Part 2 on January 31, 2011. The full original soundtrack was digitally released on February 9, 2011 and released in stores on February 11, 2011.
|Paradise Ranch Original Soundtrack|
|1.||"Paradise Ranch"||Lee Pil-ho||1:07|
|2.||"Journey"||TVXQ feat. Seohyun||4:33|
|3.||"My Only One"||BoA||4:23|
|4.||"Waiting For You"||Yesung||4:21|
|5.||"...Is It OK?"||f(x)||3:09|
|7.||"Running Through Ranch"||Lee Pil-ho||2:36|
|8.||"Kiss On the Flower"||Lee Pil-ho||3:23|
|10.||"Fantastic Dream"||Lee Pil-ho||1:08|
|11.||"Green Field"||Lee Pil-ho||2:25|
|12.||"First Feeling"||Lee Pil-ho||3:19|
|13.||"Leap Through Time"||Park Geun-tae||2:17|
|14.||"Sunny Days"||Park Geun-tae||1:49|
|15.||"Smile Waltz"||Park Geun-tae||2:08|
|16.||"Will You Marry Me?"||Park Geun-tae||2:40|
|17.||"Beautiful You"||Park Geun-tae||2:25|
Though the series received low viewership ratings in the six to ten percent range during its domestic run, its DVD ranked high on Japan's Oricon weekly chart upon its release in November 2011. Shim Chang-min did the Japanese dubbing for his character on the DVD.
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