Save the Last Dance for Me (TV series)

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Save the Last Dance for Me
Also known as The Last Dance is With Me
Genre Drama, Romance
Written by Ma Jin-won
Jo Yoon-young
Son Hwang-won
Directed by Lee Seung-ryul
Starring Eugene
Ji Sung
Ryu Soo-young
Lee Bo-young
Composer(s) Edward Chun
Country of origin South Korea
Original language(s) Korean
No. of episodes 20
Production
Executive producer(s) Huh Woong
Producer(s) Park Young-soo
Editor(s) Kim Mi-kyung
Running time 60 minutes
Saturdays and Sundays at 21:45
Broadcast
Original channel Seoul Broadcasting System
Original run October 23, 2004 (2004-10-23) – January 2, 2005 (2005-01-02)
Chronology
Preceded by Magic
Followed by Spring Day
External links
Website

Save the Last Dance for Me (Hangul: 마지막 춤은 나와 함께; RR: Majimak Chumeun Nawa Hamkke) is a South Korean television series that aired on SBS from October 23, 2004 to January 2, 2005 on Saturdays and Sundays at 21:45 for 20 episodes. Starring Eugene,[1] Ji Sung, Ryu Soo-young and Lee Bo-young, the drama revolves around two lovers who don't let amnesia get in the way of their romance.

Plot[edit]

Hyun-woo (Ji Sung) is the reluctant future successor of his father's chemical company and engaged to be married to Soo-jin (Lee Bo-young). Eun-soo (Eugene) lives a simple life, running a bed and breakfast with her elderly father. Their two lives collide one fateful night when after a failed attempt on his life, Hyun-woo loses his memory in a car accident. Discovered on the roadside by Eun-soo and her father, they take him in and nurse him back to health. Over the course of his recovery, Eun-soo and Hyun-woo (whom she has named "Baek Chang-ho") fall in love.

On the day of their engagement, Eun-soo's father passes away. Following another attempt on Hyun-woo's life and a resulting accident, Hyun-woo regains his original memory but forgets the year he spent with Eun-soo. He leaves Eun-soo and seek out his past life.

Eun-soo is determined to find her lost love and travels to the city where she meets Hyun-woo again. Slowly Hyun-woo falls in love with Eun-soo again. A close confidant of Hyun-woo, Tae-min is revealed as a traitor seeking to gain control of Hyun-woo's company. Tae-min is ultimately exposed and Hyun-woo regains ownership of the company.

In a final desperate attempt to get revenge on Hyun-woo, Tae-min tries to run him over, but instead of Hyun-woo showing up, Eun-soo does. This accident paralyzes her from the waist down. Refusing to be a burden to Hyun-woo, Eun-soo disappears and works as a teacher at a home for disabled children. Until one day, Hyun-woo sees a familiar drawing, and after a year of searching, he finds Eun-soo and the lovers reunite. The final credits show Eun-soo slowly learning to walk again with Hyun-woo's assistance.

Synopsis[edit]

Cast[edit]

Eugene as Ji Eun-soo
Eun-soo falls in love with Hyun-woo while helping him recover his memory and they were engaged to be married before he vanishes. She searches for him and works in his company, determined to try to get him to remember the time he spent with her.
Ji Sung as Kang Hyun-woo
Hyun-woo is the heir to a large Korean conglomerate. He loses his memory after a failed attempt on his life by Tae-min, a rival who wants control of the company. He is affectionately called "Baek Chang-ho" by Eun-soo when he could not recall his name.
Ryu Soo-young as Jung Tae-min
Tae-min is a confidante of Hyun-woo's father. He is loyal to the family and is a hardworking guy but there's more to him than meets the eye. Every decision he makes is a ploy to deceive Hyun-woo's family in order to take control of the company. He falls in love with Eun-soo in the middle of the drama.
Lee Bo-young as Yoon Soo-jin
Soo-jin was Hyun-woo's fiancee-to-be. Even after the "death" of Hyun-woo, she's still devoted to him and waited for his return. At first she was nice and caring, until Eun-soo steps into the picture which drove Soo-jin to the point where she tries to commit suicide.

Extended cast[edit]

  • Lee Hye-young as Kang Hyung-jung
  • Kim Mu-saeng as Chairman Kang
  • Kim Young-ran as Ms. Park
  • Park In-hwan as Eun-soo's father
  • Kim Min-jung as Ms. Oh
  • Kim Min-joo as Ahn Jang-mi
  • Ahn Sun-young as Choo Sun-young
  • Suh Kyung Suk as Park Ho-jin
  • Kim Hong-pyo as Choi Suk-koo
  • Kang Ji-hwan as Shin Jung-kyu
  • Shin Kwi-sik as Yoon Ui-won
  • Kim Hyung-ja as Ms. Son Yoo Rim
  • Kim Byung-ki as Joo Sa-rang

Remake[edit]

An Indonesian remake was titled Bukan Untukmu.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Suh, Jung-bo (31 December 2004). "Singer and Actress Eugene's Wishes for the Year of the Rooster". The Dong-a Ilbo. Retrieved 2013-03-24. 

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