POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, Jul 31, 2011
LAST UPDATED: 2:24 p.m. HST, Aug 5, 2011
Director Kim Ji Woon, who was a guest of the Hawaii International Film Festival in 2005 when his film "A Bittersweet Life" screened and again in 2008 when he was honored with the Maverick Award for "The Good, the Bad, the Weird," will make his English-language film directorial debut with "The Last Stand," starring Arnold Schwarzenegger.
THIS WEEK'S SYNOPSES
"My Love by My Side"
Episodes 5 and 6
Tonight, 6:45 p.m.: Seok-bin leaves Mi-sol behind, but she still wants to keep the baby. Things are going well for Sun-ah, but when she goes to a fortuneteller, she's told that bad things will happen to Mi-sol. Mi-sol's homeroom teacher finds out that she's pregnant and offers advice.
Tonight, 7:45 p.m.: Sun-ah faints when she sees the bandages around Mi-sol's stomach. She takes Mi-sol to several clinics to get an abortion but finds it's too late for the procedure. Sun-ah takes Mi-sol to a lake so they can both die instead of live in shame.
"Lie to Me"
Episodes 9 and 10
Tomorrow, 7:45 p.m.: Ki-joon realizes that he lost his feelings for Yoon-ju, but he doesn't want to hurt her. Ah-jung decides to go on an arranged date at the World Hotel, where she runs into Ki-joon.
Tuesday, 7:45 p.m.: Ki-joon tries to leave Yoon-ju but Yoon-ju won't give up. Instead, Yoon-ju asks Chairwoman Hyun to rush their wedding. Ki-joon and Ah-jung run into Mr. Chen and the minister. Mr. Chen introduces Ah-jung as Ki-joon's wife.
Episodes 11 and 12
Wednesday, 7:45 p.m.: Yoon-sung is shocked when he sees Na-na is his helper. He tells her not to meddle in his business. Young-joo finds out Yoon-sung did the blood test for Kyung-hee. Young-joo also finds out her husband was a member of the missing special force.
Thursday, 7:45 p.m.: Yoon-sung takes injured Na-na to Se-hee's hospital, but Se-hee advises him to take her to a regular hospital to control her bleeding. Jin-pyo finds out Kyung-hee's gone missing.
"New Tales of Gisaeng"
Episodes 43 and 44
Friday, 7:45 p.m.: Ah Su-ra is possessed by a grandma ghost and behaves unusually. He also acts like a mean father-in-law to Sa-ran, upsetting Damo. Son-ja and Gong-ju plan to announce their wedding. Ra-ra's turmoil continues at Bu Yong Gak, and she finds comfort in Kyle.
Saturday, 7:45 p.m.: Ra-ra decides to leave Bu Yong Gak, but she continues her relationship with Kyle. Ra-ra's mother and Gong-ju's mother meet to discuss the wedding, but they oppose the marriage when they recognize each other. Gong-ju runs away from home.
Jeff Chung is general manager of KBFD TV, which televises Korean dramas with English subtitles. Reach him at 521-8066 or firstname.lastname@example.org.