Endless Love (2014 TV series)
|Written by||Na Yeon-sook|
|Directed by||Lee Hyun-jik|
|Country of origin||South Korea|
|No. of episodes||37|
|Executive producer(s)||Kim Young-sub|
|Running time||60 minutes
Saturdays and Sundays at 22:00 (KST)
|Original network||Seoul Broadcasting System|
|Original release||June 21– October 26, 2014|
|Preceded by||Angel Eyes|
|Followed by||Birth of a Beauty|
Endless Love (Hangul: 끝없는 사랑; RR: Ggeuteobsneun Sarang) is a 2014 South Korean television series directed by Lee Hyun-jik and written by Na Yeon-sook, starring Hwang Jung-eum, Ryu Soo-young, and Jung Kyung-ho. It aired on SBS from June 21 to October 26, 2014 on Saturdays and Sundays at 22:00 for 37 episodes.
A period drama that tells the story of the loves, dreams, and ambitions of a woman who lived from the 1970s to the 1990s, an era of great political and economic upheaval in South Korea.
Seo In-ae is determined to do whatever it takes to avenge her murdered mother. She also faces many trials and tribulations while upholding justice and the law in her profession, where she meets important government and military figures. Brothers Han Gwang-hoon and Han Gwang-cheol were her childhood friends. In-ae and Gwang-hoon loved each other, but their ambitions and conflict of interests marred their relationship. On the other hand, Gwang-cheol has always loved In-ae passionately.
- Hwang Jung-eum as Seo In-ae
- Bang Yoo-sul as young In-ae
- She witnessed the murder of her mother as a child. She grows up as a smart, beautiful, and ambitious woman who wants to help people seeking justice, while hoping that someday she can avenge her mother. She knows how to persuade people.
- Ryu Soo-young as Han Gwang-hoon
- Choi Ha-ho as young Gwang-hoon
- Eldest son of a poor fisherman's family. He and Seo In-ae have loved each other since childhood. Cool-headed, charismatic and sometimes shrewd, he is a genius who strives to become a powerful and successful person.
- Jung Kyung-ho as Han Gwang-cheol
- Jo Yong-jin as young Gwang-cheol
- Han Gwang-hoon's hot-blooded brother. He has one-sided love towards Seo In-ae. She has always been his main driving force in life, to the point that he is determined to be with her until he dies. He likes to fight.
- Cha In-pyo as Cheon Tae-woong
- Jung Woong-in as Park Young-tae
- Jung Dong-hwan as Kim Geon-pyo
- Shim Hye-jin as Min Hye-rin
- Choi Ji-na as Jin Yang-ja
- Seo Hyo-rim as Cheon Hye-jin
- Kim Joon as Kim Tae-gyeong
- Jeon So-min as Kim Sae-gyeong
- Shin Eun-jung as Gyeong-ja
- Choi Seong-gook as Jo Won-gyu
- Lee Won-jae as Yang San-bak
- Ham Eun-jung as Tae Cho-ae
Awards and nominations
||Top Excellence Award, Actress||Hwang Jung-eum||Nominated|
||Top Excellence Award, Actor in a Serial Drama||Ryu Soo-young||Nominated|
|Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Serial Drama||Hwang Jung-eum||Won|
|Excellence Award, Actor in a Serial Drama||Jung Kyung-ho||Nominated|
|Excellence Award, Actress in a Serial Drama||Seo Hyo-rim||Nominated|
|Special Award, Actor in a Serial Drama||Cha In-pyo||Nominated|
|Special Award, Actress in a Serial Drama||Shim Hye-jin||Nominated|
|Top 10 Stars||Hwang Jung-eum||Won|
|Netizen Popularity Award||Hwang Jung-eum||Nominated|
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