God's Gift: 14 Days
|God's Gift – 14 Days|
Promotional poster for God's Gift – 14 Days
|Genre||Time travel, Thriller|
|Written by||Choi Ran|
|Directed by||Lee Dong-hoon|
|Starring||Lee Bo-young |
|Country of origin||South Korea|
|No. of episodes||16|
|Executive producer(s)||Han Jung-hwan|
|Running time||Mondays and Tuesdays at 21:55 (KST)|
|Production company(s)||Content K|
|Original network||Seoul Broadcasting System|
|Original release||March 3– April 22, 2014|
|Preceded by||One Warm Word|
|Followed by||Doctor Stranger|
|Related shows||Somewhere Between|
God's Gift – 14 Days (Hangul: 신의 선물 – 14일; RR: Sinui Sunmul – 14il) is a 2014 South Korean television series written by Choi Ran (the writer of Iljimae), starring Lee Bo-young, Cho Seung-woo, Kim Tae-woo, Jung Gyu-woon and Kim Yoo-bin. It aired on SBS from March 3 to April 22, 2014, on Mondays and Tuesdays at 21:55 for 16 episodes.
Kim Soo-hyun is a mother whose young daughter Han Saet-byul gets kidnapped and murdered. Discovering a miraculous ability to go back in time exactly two weeks before the event, Soo-hyun is determined to expose the kidnapping plot and save her daughter before she dies all over again. Helping her is Ki Dong-chan, a former cop turned private investigator out to prove the innocence of his mentally challenged brother, who is falsely accused of murdering Dong-chan's ex-girlfriend. As Soo-hyun and Dong-chan race against the clock in the allotted 14 days, new light is shed on the crimes, and they uncover secrets far more treacherous than Soo-hyun could have ever imagined.
- A successful TV writer for a current affairs program. She travels back in time to bring her dead child back to life.
- He was once an outstanding police officer, who left the force after a certain incident. Now a private investigator, Dong-chan has a personal connection to the case and helps Soo-hyun when she goes back in time.
- Kim Tae-woo as Han Ji-hoon
- He is a human rights lawyer who is passionate about his work and is a loving husband to Soo-hyun and devoted father to Saet-byul. But he is also harboring a secret.
- Jung Gyu-woon as Hyun Woo-jin
- A detective in the violent crimes division, he graduated the police academy at the top of his class and is already known as future police commissioner material. He is Soo-hyun's first love, and she suddenly comes to him out of nowhere and begs him to find the suspect who will kill her daughter in two weeks' time. Initially disbelieving, he gets sucked into the case and puts his career on the line to help her.
- Kim Yoo-bin as Han Saet-byul
- Soo-hyun and Ji-hoon's daughter. Saet-byul is quirky and cute, though a bit of an outsider at school. She doesn't get good grades, but is warm and kind despite the fact that the other kids leave her out and call her the weird kid. Her one friend is Young-gyu.
- A developmentally disabled teenage boy with the mental age of a six-year-old. He is Saet-byul's friend, and tries to save her from the kidnapper.
- She started out as a con artist who'd already been to jail five times, until Dong-chan hired her as a fraud detection expert.
- Park Hye-sook as Jang Mi-soon
- Soo-hyun's mother.
- Kim Jin-hee as Joo Min-ah
- Soo-hyun's junior colleague who had an affair with Ji-hoon. She became pregnant with his child, but miscarried when she fell down the stairs while Ji-hoon was forcing her to go to an abortion clinic.
- Jung Hye-sun as Lee Soon-nyeo
- Mother of Dong-chan and Dong-ho. She takes care of her grandson Young-gyu.
- Jung Eun-pyo as Ki Dong-ho
- Dong-chan's older brother, and Young-gyu's father. Falsely accused and imprisoned for the murder of Dong-chan's girlfriend, Soo-jung.
- Shin Goo as Choo Byeong-woo
- A businessman disguised as a homeless bum.
- Ahn Se-ha as Na Ho-gook
- Dong-chan's junior colleague when he was in the police force.
- Yeon Jae-wook as Wang Byeong-tae
- Expert hacker who works at Dong-chan's private investigator office.
- Kang Shin-il as Kim Nam-joon
- Joo Jin-mo as Lee Myeong-han
- Presidential chief of staff.
- Ye Soo-jung as Park Ji-young
- The First Lady.
- After witnessing his beloved older brother's suicide, he went into a long period of depression. He decides to fulfill his brother's lifelong dream of becoming a musician in his place, and successfully becomes the front man of the rock band Snake. He is Saet-byul's favorite idol singer. However, unforeseen events threaten to quash his dreams altogether when the shoe of a missing child is discovered in his van. Although he isn't prosecuted as a criminal, he is still considered as a possible suspect in the case.
- Oh Tae-kyung as Jang Moon-soo or Chang Moon-soo
- Owner of stationery shop.
- Im Ji-kyu as Ryu Jin-woo
- Kim Min-chan as Soo-hyun's junior colleague (ep 1)
- Lee Yeon-kyung as owner of Destiny Cafe (ep 1)
- Kim Il-joong as MC (ep 1–2)
- Lee Seung-hyung as TV director/PD (ep 1–2)
- Joo Ho as Kim Joon-seo (ep 2)
- The President's son.
- Kang Sung-jin as Cha Bong-sub (ep 3–6)
- Serial killer who murdered three women, including Young-gyu's mother and Dong-ho's friend Mimi.
- Kwak Jung-wook as Han Ki-tae (ep 5–6)
- Kang Byul as Ki-tae's girlfriend (ep 6)
- Choi Min-chul
- Oh Tae-kyung
- Lee Si-won as Lee Soo-jung
- Dong-chan's girlfriend who was murdered.
|1.||"너에게 갈 수 있다면" (If Only I Can Go to You)||Song Jieun||4:13|
|2.||"너에게 갈 수 있다면 (Inst.)" (If Only I Can Go to You (Inst.))||4:13|
|3.||"나라면" (If It Were Me)||Yang Jiwon (Spica)||4:12|
|4.||"나라면 (Inst.)" (If It Were Me (Inst.))||4:12|
|5.||"아파서" (Because It Hurts)||Sandeul (B1A4)||3:44|
|6.||"아파서 (Inst.)" (Because It Hurts (Inst.))||3:44|
|7.||"봄날의 꽃" (Spring Flower)||Kim Joo-hoon (Remember)|
|8.||"봄날의 꽃 (Inst.)" (Spring Flower (Inst.))|
|9.||"운명에 대하여..."||Various Artists|
|10.||"신의 선물 -14일 (Main Theme)" (God's Gift – 14 Days (Main Theme))||Various Artists|
|11.||"오래전 기억"||Various Artists|
|12.||"묻지마 써포터즈"||Various Artists|
|13.||"슬픈 운명" (Sad Fate)||Various Artists|
|15.||"Lonely Memory (동찬의 테마)" (Lonely Memory (Dong-chan's Theme))||Various Artists|
|16.||"운명의 시작"||Various Artists|
|17.||"절망의 슬픔"||Various Artists|
|18.||"뒤바뀐 운명"||Various Artists|
|19.||"따스한 미소"||Various Artists|
|20.||"식구끼리 이러는 거 아니야"||Various Artists|
|21.||"그림자 찾기"||Various Artists|
|22.||"Time Warp"||Various Artists|
|23.||"잃어버린 시간"||Various Artists|
|24.||"그림자" (Shadow)||Various Artists|
|25.||"절망의 시간"||Various Artists|
|27.||"쿨한 남자"||Various Artists|
|29.||"어른들의 동화"||Various Artists|
In the table below, the blue numbers represent the lowest ratings and the red numbers represent the highest ratings.
|Episode #||Original broadcast date||Average audience share|
|TNmS Ratings||AGB Nielsen|
|Nationwide||Seoul National Capital Area||Nationwide||Seoul National Capital Area|
|1||March 03, 2014||6.7%||7.5%||6.9%||7.2%|
|2||March 04, 2014||8.3%||9.5%||7.7%||8.2%|
|3||March 10, 2014||8.8%||11.0%||8.9%||8.9%|
|4||March 11, 2014||8.9%||11.3%||9.1%||9.6%|
|5||March 17, 2014||9.3%||11.0%||9.7%||10.4%|
|6||March 18, 2014||10.2%||12.4%||9.4%||9.8%|
|7||March 24, 2014||10.0%||12.4%||8.8%||9.5%|
|8||March 25, 2014||10.7%||12.8%||10.6%||12.0%|
|9||March 31, 2014||9.5%||11.8%||8.8%||9.6%|
|10||April 01, 2014||9.4%||10.9%||9.4%||10.5%|
|11||April 07, 2014||9.5%||11.7%||9.2%||9.7%|
|12||April 08, 2014||9.8%||11.7%||8.9%||9.8%|
|13||April 14, 2014||9.5%||11.8%||8.5%||8.5%|
|14||April 15, 2014||10.0%||12.1%||8.7%||9.2%|
|15||April 21, 2014||8.2%||10.2%||8.3%||8.9%|
|16||April 22, 2014||9.5%||11.6%||8.4%||9.0%|
Awards and nominations
|2014||50th Baeksang Arts Awards||Best New Actor (TV)||Baro||Nominated|
|16th Seoul International Youth Film Festival||Best New Actor||Nominated|
|Best OST by a Male Artist||Because It Hurts (by Sandeul)||Nominated |
|7th Korea Drama Awards||Best Young Actor/Actress||Kim Yoo-bin||Nominated|
|3rd APAN Star Awards||Best New Actor||Baro||Nominated|
|22nd SBS Drama Awards||Top Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries||Cho Seung-woo||Nominated|
|Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Miniseries||Lee Bo-young||Nominated|
|Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries||Kim Tae-woo||Nominated|
|Special Award, Actor in a Miniseries||Shin Goo||Nominated|
|Special Award, Actress in a Miniseries||Jung Hye-sun||Nominated|
|New Star Award||Han Sunhwa||Won|
On December 16, 2016, ABC announced a 10 episode straight-to-series order for an American remake of the series which will be titled Somewhere Between, and will start shooting in Vancouver, Canada, in March 2017, for an air date in June 2017. It will be written by Stephen Tolkin (Legend of the Seeker, Brothers & Sisters). Paula Patton, Devon Sawa and JR Bourne are attached as the lead.
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