The World of The Married
Best Korean drama in 2020
Launched on JTBC on March 27, 2020, The World of The Married marked a turning point in Korean drama history. That is, the series surpassed SKY Castle, the highest-rated drama in the history of Korean cable television, and its final episode garnered a high audience of 28.371% in Korea. The World of The Married is based on the story Doctor Foster, written by Mike Bartlett and aired on BBC One. Here a married couple describes each other’s betrayal, revenge, grief, forgiveness, and the crises they face through it.
The World of The Married has been criticized by some for portraying sex and violence. But the acting, screenwriting and directing, and excellence of the World of the Married overcame those criticisms and was highly praised. The story is based entirely on the relationship between husband and wife. Their relationship oscillates between love and hate amidst obstacles and problems.
Most of what we see on the screen of The World of The Married is Ji Sun-woo (Kim Hee-ae) and Is her life struggles. She elevates the story to a higher level through her excellent acting prowess. Kim Hee-ae’s acting in the world of the married was recognized by the audience as well as at various awards ceremonies for her acting skills.
The World of The Married storyline
Ji Sun-woo (Kim Hee-ae) is a respected family physician who has a successful career and married life. She is married to Lee Tae-oh (Park Hae-joon). Although he did not have a successful career, his dream is to become a well-known film director. Although he loves and cares for his wife, he falls in love with Yeo Da-kyung (Han So-hee), the daughter of a powerful and wealthy man in the city.
Thus Ji Sun-woo is unknowingly deceived and betrayed in various ways by her husband as well as by all of her neighbors, friends, and professional colleagues. As soon as these facts are revealed to her, she fights with them and seeks revenge. As a result, the story of The World of The Married flows through the obstacles she faces and the fate of her life and family, depending on how she faces them. Although the two are separated from each other, they do not agree to end the relationship easily. It is the unwillingness of a husband or wife to be defeated.
It is the unwillingness of a husband or wife to be defeated. It makes a big difference in their social status and family life. They also make a big difference in their child’s life and he is not strong enough to manage them. However, Ji Sun-woo (Kim Hee-ae), an unwavering and courageous woman, continues her fight against society and individuals who oppose her until victory
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The World of The Married,
Directed by: Mo Wan-il and Kim Sung-jin
Written by: Joo Hyun
Genres: Drama, Family, Romance
Airing on: Mar 27, 2020
Also known as: The World of a Married Couple, The Couple’s World, A World of Married Couple, The Married Life, The World of Husband and Wife, Bubuui Segye,
- 56th Baeksang Arts Awards: Best Actress; Kim Hee-ae, Best Director; Mo Wan-il
- 2020 Brand of the Year Awards: Actress of the Year (Rising Star); Han So-hee, Actor of the Year (Scene Stealer); Kim Young-min, Actress of the Year (Scene Stealer); Shim Eun-woo
- 2nd Asia Contents Awards: Best Creative; Mo Wan-il, Best Actress; Kim Hee-ae
- 11th Korean Popular Culture and Arts Awards: Presidential Commendation; Kim Hee-ae