Ki-ja is enraged; Young-joo is shocked

Actress Yun-jin Kim, a former resident of Hawaii during her role in TV series “Lost,” is back on the big screen with her release, “House of the Disappeared.” The film opened in South Korea on April 5, directed by Dae-woong Lim. The mystery thriller is about a housewife (Yun-jin Kim), falsely arrested for murdering her husband, finally returns to her house after serving 25 years trying to solve the mystery surrounding her husband’s death and disappearance of her son. Yun-jin Kim’s last film, “Ode to my Father,” three years ago, has become the second all-time box-office hit in South Korea. She played the wife of the main character played by Jung-min Hwang. Taec-yeon Ok from 2 p.m. plays Priest Choi who tries to help Mi-hee Kang (played by Yun-jin Kim). Taec-yeon has promised to do a fan event wearing his priest robe and give out free hugs should the movie hit 2 million tickets sold in the box office. The film has not been scheduled for a U.S. release as of yet.

Upcoming episodes

‘Perfect Bride’

Episodes 45 & 46

Today, 6:30 p.m.: Ki-ja is enraged at Gab-dol and Gab-soon for not remembering Gab-dol’s father’s Memorial Day. She kicks them out of the house. Geum-shik is hurt by Jae-soon slapping him and heads to register the divorce.

Today, 7:45 p.m.: Jeon gives money to Jae-soon’s family. Gab-dol is upset that he’s not getting the same respect from his in-laws as Jeon. Bong and Ki-ja start dating secretly. They run into Gab-dol at a Chinese restaurant while he’s doing an inspection.

‘Innocent Defendant’

Episodes 18 (final)

Monday, 7:45 p.m.: Joon-hyuk confesses that he came to the house on Ha-yun’s birthday. Jung-woo surprises everyone by saying there is another victim besides Jennifer Lee and Ji-soo. Min-ho undergoes a psychiatric evaluation before his trial.

‘Whisper’

Episode 1

Tuesday, 7:45 p.m.: On a rainy day, Young-joo is shocked to see her father, Chang-ho, escorted to the police station in handcuffs. She gathers evidence to prove his innocence and seeks out Prosecutor Dong-joon.

‘Saimdang, Memoir of Colors’

Episodes 19 & 20

Wednesday, 7:45 p.m.: Saimdang’s husband’s sordid affair with his mistress continues. Whieumdang puts all her energy into bringing back Min Chi-hyung from his exile. King Joong-jong’s daughter, the princess, wants to have Saimdang as her painting teacher.

Thursday, 7:45 p.m.: Saimdang turns down the offer to teach the princess. The Crown Prince has high praises for Saimdang, who runs the paper production mill. Won-soo ends up selling Saimdang’s paintings at his mistress’ nagging.

‘Happy Home’

Episode 48 & 49

Friday, 7:45 p.m.: Hyun-ki has a month to live. Hae-ryung and Gyeong-ok put up a happy façade for him. Hyun-ki smiles, saying it’s like a dream for him. Hae-ryung holds back tears.

Saturday, 7:45 p.m.: Mi-soon pinpoints Sam-bong as the judge. Hyun-ki consults his surgeon, asking if his death is imminent. Ji-gun rushes to track down Hyun-ki and runs into Hae-ryung.

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Jeff Chung is general manager of KBFD TV, which televises Korean dramas with English subtitles. This column offers synopses of dramas playing in Hawaii. Chung can be reached at 521-8066 or jeffchung@kbfd.com.

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