“Marriage Contract” – a Korean drama that portrays the contract marriage that’s still a feature of South Korean life – is being aired in Thailand on Channel 7 HD every Monday at 11.10pm.
It consists of 16 episodes and the first screening tonight.
The drama that tells the story of a man who believes life’s only value is money. He meets a woman who’s on the edge of her life. After a dramatic first meeting, they find and learn the true meaning of love.
Lee Seo Jin portrays the wealthy and arrogant Han Ji Hoon while Uee portrays his much younger wife Kang Hye Soo, a struggling single mom working as an assistant to a chef. She raises her daughter while paying off her late husband’s debt. Ji Hoon finds himself seeking a contract marriage to save his mother, who is dying of cirrhosis of the liver. The woman who will sign the contract marriage will donate a part of her liver to save Ji Hoon’s mother. In return, Ji Hoon will pay an exorbitant amount of money. Hye Soo eventually agrees to the contract marriage after learning she has an inoperable brain tumour. In return, Ji Hoon will pay enough money to provide for her daughter until she reaches adulthood.
The series also stars Kim Yong-geon, Park Jung-soo, Lee Hwi-hyang, Kim Young-pil, Kim Kwang-kyu, Kim Yoo-ri, Jung Kyung-soon, Lee Hyun-geol, Pyo Ye-jin, Ahn Ji-hoon and Kim So-jin.