Korean drama starting today 2011/09/10 in Korea "Noriko Goes to Seoul" (2011)
Directed by Lee Kyo-wook
Written by Ahn Joo-yeong, Seo Jeong-min
Network : KBS
With Lee Hong-ki, Takashima Reiko, Kim Ji-yeong, Ikura Manami, Oh Yong, Masanobu Katsumura,...
Noriko is an ordinary Japanese housewife who has married 17 years and is mesmerized by Hallyu singer Kim Hyeon Jae (Hyeon Zzang in Japanese).
Her husband Hirosi, a blunt man, and her daughter Miyuki, who is at the onset of adolescence, cannot understand her well.
One day Noriko is diagnosed with lung cancer.
To make matters worse, Miyuki declared she will quit running, one of her favorite activities. And the husband, who is indifferent to her, accelerates her growing sense of unease.
At that time, she hears of an audition directed by Kim Hyeon Jae.
She wants to participate in the audition and thus encourage her daughter.
At last she leaves for Korea, breaking away from everyday life.
[Writer tells the planning aim]
This program is a travel essay by housewife Noriko who goes to Seoul, Korea, to remain a mother her daughter can take pride in.
It also features efforts of Minha, an aspiring singer, to revive her passion for music.
This is the story about the interesting and impressive affection between Noriko and Minha. transcending age, sex and nationality.
The drama seeks to give light to the invaluable love between family members and maternal love through Noriko, and the value of dreams and an indomitable will to achieve them through Minha.
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