Lights and Shadows (TV series)

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Lights and Shadows
Lights and Shadows-poster.jpg
Promotional poster for Lights and Shadows
Also known as'Light and Shadow'
Genre
Written byChoi Wan-kyu
Directed byLee Joo-hwan
Starring
Country of originSouth Korea
Original language(s)Korean
No. of episodes64
Production
Running time70 minutes
Release
Original networkMunhwa Broadcasting Corporation
Original releaseNovember 28, 2011 (2011-11-28) – July 3, 2012 (2012-07-03)
Chronology
Preceded byGyebaek
Followed byGolden Time
External links
Website
Korean name
Hangul 그림자
Revised RomanizationBit-gwa Geurimja
McCune–ReischauerPit-kwa Gŭrimja

Lights and Shadows (Hangul빛과 그림자; RRBit-gwa Geurimja) is a 2012 South Korean retro-drama series, starring Ahn Jae-wook, Nam Sang-mi, Lee Pil-mo and Son Dam-bi. It aired on MBC from November 28, 2011 to July 3, 2012 on Mondays and Tuesdays at 21:55 for 64 episodes.

The series was originally planned for 50 episodes, but it was extended to 64 due to high ratings.[1]

Plot[edit]

It tells the story of Kang Ki-tae who came from a wealthy family and became the first national entertainer during the Vietnam War in the 1970s and 1980s.[2]

Cast[edit]

Main characters[edit]

Supporting characters[edit]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Recipient Result
2012 MBC Drama Awards Drama of the Year Lights and Shadows Nominated
Top Excellence Award, Actor in a Special Project Drama Ahn Jae-wook Nominated
Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Special Project Drama Nam Sang-mi Nominated
Excellence Award, Actor in a Special Project Drama Lee Jong-won Nominated
Excellence Award, Actor in a Special Project Drama Lee Pil-mo Nominated
Excellence Award, Actress in a Special Project Drama Shin Da-eun Nominated
Golden Acting Award, Actor Jun Kwang-ryul Won
Golden Acting Award, Actress Lee Hwi-hyang Nominated

International broadcast[edit]

  • It aired in Vietnam on VTC9 - Let's Viet beginning February 22, 2014, under the title Ánh sáng và bóng tối.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 명품 드라마 '빛과 그림자' 14회 연장 확정. Xports News (in Korean). April 10, 2012. Archived from the original on January 24, 2013. Retrieved November 11, 2012.
  2. ^ "Light and Shadow". MBC Global Media. Retrieved November 11, 2012.
  3. ^ Park, Hyun-min (November 30, 2011). "Cha Tae Hyun Fails to be Noticed in Light and Shadow". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved November 11, 2012.
  4. ^ Park, Hyun-min (December 22, 2011). "Seungri to Cameo on Light and Shadow". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved November 11, 2012.
  5. ^ Ko, Hong-ju (December 12, 2011). "Seungri To Appear in Light and Shadow Again". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved November 11, 2012.

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