| Marry Me
|These days, there seems to be just too many single working women in their 30's.
These women have spent all their years accomplishing their dream and now stand
all alone. They turn to men now hoping to settle down but all the fine guys have
been snatched away by young girls who were only concerned about getting married.
Now they try to fall into self-hypnotism that they are better off than being trapped
in an unhappy marriage but they can't help feeling being all alone and lonely.
"Marry Me" is a story of how women in their thirties come to face with
life and discover something new about their lives.
30 year-old spinster reporter Sin-Young was once called a "troublemaker
reporter" but she clenched her teeth and kept digging into her work. Finally
all of these efforts were rewarded with a prize for getting a scoop. As every
dog has his day, she also gets hers and is offered an audition for news anchor.
But again, her destiny doesn't leave her in peace and brings her the news of
her long-time boyfriend's betrayal. He leaves her to marry a girl 12 years younger
Soon-Ae, a 30-year-old stewardess, is the breadwinner of her family who supports
her ailing father, a utterly hopeless widow aunt and another hopeless cousin.
To her, her family comes first before anything else and this scares all the
men away. There was one man who didn't leave her but he was only taking advantage
of her company card that gives discounts to luxury goods. One day, she bumps
right into her boyfriend with another woman on the very spot and in enormous
rage, she beats him up. Very soon she's introduced as "the Crazy Crew"
worldwide and she gets fired.
Seung-Ri is renowned for her numerous love affairs. Hiding this splendid past,
she marries a man of a plutocratic family and goes to New York. She proudly
returns to Korea to give birth to her baby. Then, she shocks everyone when her
baby turns out to be white. She gets kicked out from her husband's family as
well as her own parents. The source of this misfortune goes back to when she
tried to get back at her playboy husband by also having an affair. Though it
was only a one night stand with an American guy, she now can't turn back the
time. What's more, she hears that her baby died as soon as he was born. From
then, she starts her life again in Seoul with her friends Sin-Young and Soon-Ae.
||Lee, Sin-Young (Acted by
Myung, Sae Bin) |
She's a reporter at a press
division in a broadcaster. She's a lovable and jolly person who looks strong but
inside she's in fact a sentimental softy. After numerous episodes, she finally
gets a prize for getting the scoop as well as her excellent covering. She even
gets an audition for the news anchor position and her life seems to blossom but
this moment of happiness doesn't seem to last long. Her long-time boyfriend says
her good-byes and this seriously affects her to the point where she ruins her
audition, thus losing the chance to be an anchor woman. Gloomy days follow and
she even gets piles. Then, she hears that her first love from childhood Joon-Ho
has returned from the States and he's now a doctor. Yes! She shouts out with
joy. Piles get worse and she goes to the hospital but she doesn't expect her
doctor to be Joon-Ho.
||Jin, Soon-Ae (acted by Lee,
She grew up with her ailing father , her witch-like
aunt and little witch cousin. She's the sole breadwinner of this family. She's
such a warmhearted sweetheart who is willing to do anything for her friends.
She's busy living her life as a stewardess and happily engaged to her boyfriend.
One day, she catches her boyfriend with another girl right on the plane and
beats him up. As a result, she gets fired and rejected from every airline
company. She can't just sit at home. She's got to make money to pay for her
father's hospital expenses. Her aunt even secretly invests Soon-Ae's entire
retirement grants in the stock markets and loses every penny of it. She is just
desperate to earn money and make her living on her own. As she's always there
for her friends, she is the one helping Sin-Young and Joon-Ho to get together.
One day Sin-Young and Joon-Ho get into a serious quarrel and they declare a
break-up. Witnessing this scene, Soon-Ae tries to get them back together and in
this process, she kisses him in a drunken fit...
||Jang, Seung-Ri (acted by
Byun, Jung-Soo) |
Growing up in a wealthy and care-free
environment, she's got everything she wanted. Her life has always gone the way
she wanted. She doesn't care what people think of her, she just speaks out
whatever she wants to say whether it hurts people or not. She has also lived in
New You for some time when she was young and this is why she's so fluent in
English. Books were never part of her interests and she has spent her complete 4
years of university in dating men. She marries a rich man and together goes to
New York. A few years pass and she returns to Korea to give birth. And her baby
turns out to be white with sky blue eyes! She only had one night stand with some
American guy but never expected to have a baby. Her husband and his family as
well as her own parents drive her away. Now she's got to live on her own...
||Shin, Joon-Ho (acted by Yoo,
He's a proctologist. He seems like a good-looking
and nice guy but he's in fact the national snob. His first love was Sin-Young
who was his classmate in elementary school years. His dream then was to marry
Sin-Young. He then got transferred to other school when he was in 5th grade,
thus losing contact with Sin-Young for 20 years. His father's business went
bankrupt and his family went to live in the country side. He graduated from
medical school in province and now lives in Seoul alone. He dreams of marrying a
rich girl so that he can set up his own private hospital. His first love
Sin-Young comes knocking on his door after 20 years but he's no longer
interested in her. He only aims to get famous by using Sin-Young's broadcasting
network which will also enable him to meet some big star actresses. In other
words, everything he does for Sin-Young is for his own sake.