TV Movie: Noriko, Goes To Seoul (literal title)
Revised romanization: Noriko, Seowoole Gada
Hangul: 노리코, 서울에 가다
Director: Lee Gyo-Wook
Writer: Seo Jung-Min, Ahn Joo-Young
Release Date: September 10, 2011
Runtime: Saturday 23:20 (17:20 ora Romaniei,gmt+2 )
Country: South Korea
Noriko Mori (Reiko Takashima) is a middle-aged Japanese housewife. Min-Ha (Lee Hong-Ki) dreams of becoming a K-pop singer. They meet by chance and impact each other's lives.
Japanese housewife Noriko Mori has been married for 17 year. She's also a huge fan of Korean pop singer Kim Hyun-Jae. Her quiet husband Hiroshi (Masanobu Katsumura) and daughter Miyuki (Manami Ikura) doesn't understand her fascination with the K-pop singer. One day, Noriko is diagnosed with lung cancer. Making matters worse, Miyuki says she quit athletics at her school. Hiroshi doesn't take Miyuki's decision seriously, but Noriko worries more and more about her daughter. At this time, Noriko hears of an audition being held featuring her favorite singer Kim Hyun-Jae as a judge. In order give inspiration to her daughter Miyuki, Noriko decides to take part in the audition. Noriko then goes to Seoul ...
Filming begins August 10th in South Korea and moves to Japan for filming from August 24, 2011.
"Noriko, Go To Seoul" will air during Korea's Thanksgiving Holiday (Chuseok Holiday) - September 11, 2011.
Lee Hong-Ki Reiko Takashima
Kim Min-Ha Noriko Mori
Kim Ji-Young Manami Ikura Oh Yong Masanobu Katsumura Han Jung-Won
Sam-Wol Miyuki Sang-Chul Hiroshi So-Ra
Yuko Masuda Im Jong-In MayBee Ryu Si-Won Rumiko Tani
Aya Woo-Jin Junko Kim Hyun-Jae Haruka
Kim Seon-Hwa Mihoko Abe Son Eun-Seo
Woo-Jin's mom Natsumi radio DJ