A Thousand Days' Promise
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- Drama: A Thousand Days' Promise (literal title)
- Revised romanization: Chunilui Yaksok
- Hangul: 천일의 약속
- Director: Jung Eul-Young
- Writer: Kim Soo-Hyun
- Network: SBS
- Episodes: 20
- Release Date: October 17 - December 20, 2011
- Runtime: Mon & Tue 21:55
- Language: Korean
- Country: South Korea
"A Thousand Days' Promise" tells the story of a woman losing her memory and a man who loves her unconditionally.
Lee Seo-Yeon (Soo-Ae) and Park Ji-Hyung (Kim Rae-Won) have known each other since they were teenagers. Lee Seo-Yeon lost her father when she was only 5-years-old and her mom left her when she was 6. Seo-Yeon was left behind with her younger brother Moon-Gwon. Her aunt took them in and raised in her home.
Seo-Yeon first met Ji-Hyung through Ji-Hyung's long time friend Jae-Min (Lee Sang-Woo), who is Seo Yeon's cousin. During this time Seo-Yeon and Ji-Hyung were just acquaintances.
Now as adults, Ji-Hyung is 32-years-old and his fiancee is Hyang-Ki (Jung Yoo-Mi). Their marriage is arranged by their parents. Seo-Yeon has moved out of her aunt's home and lives with her young brother Moon-Gwon. One year ago, Ji-Hyung and Seo-Yeon's relationship developed, even though Seo-Yeon knew Ji-Hyung was engaged. They promised to see each other until Ji-Hyung married. One year later, Ji-Hyung and Hyang-Ki's wedding date is set. Ji-Hyung and Se-Yeon say their goodbyes to each other.
On that night, Ji-Hyung tells his mother that he doesn't want to marry Hyang-Ki and he is in love with someone else. His mother tells him that he has come to far now and can't back out of the marriage.
Recently, Seo-Yeon starts forgetting simple things and has headaches. She feels strange, but believes it will pass over. Meanwhile, Seo-Yeon struggles with her breakup with Ji-Hyung. Ji-Hyung also suffers through the breakup, while dragged into preparation for his wedding.
Now, Seo-Yeon forgets pretty much everything and even important appointments. She blames her condition on her recent breakup, but her condition worsens and she goes to see her doctor.
- Early working title was "Moolmangcho" which is a flower known in English as Myosotis and more commonly referred to as "Forget-me-not".
- New title is "Chunilui Yaksok" which means literally "A Thousand Days' Promise."
- "A Thousand Days' Promise" takes over the SBS Monday & Tuesday 21:55 time slot previously occupied by "Warrior Baek Dong Soo" and followed by "History of the Salaryman" on January 2, 2012.
|Soo-Ae||Kim Rae-Won||Lee Sang-Woo||Jung Yoo-Mi|
|Lee Seo-Yeon||Park Ji-Hyung||Jang Jae-Min||No Hyang-Ki|
|Lim Chae-Mu||Kim Hae-Sook||Park Yoo-Hwan||Yoo Seung-Bong||Oh Mi-Yeon|
|Park Chang-Joo||Kang Soo-Jung||Lee Moon-Gwon||Seo-Yeon's uncle-in-law||Seo-Yeon's aunt|
|Moon Jung-Hee||Jung Joon||Park Young-Gyu||Lee Mi-Sook|
|Jang Myung-Hee||Cha Dong-Chul||No Hong-Gil||Oh Hyun-Ah|
Additional Cast Members:
- Yang Han-Yol - Dong-Chul's son
- Alex - Ji-Hyung's friend
- Kim Bu-Seon - Seo-Yeon's mother
- Oh Kyung-Soo - Chief editor
- Park Seo-Yeon - Lee Seo-Yeon (child)
- Song Chang-Eui - No Young-Soo (cameo)
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|2011-10-17||1||12.1 (8th)||14.8 (3rd)|
|2011-10-18||2||13.0 (7th)||16.2 (4th)|
|2011-10-24||3||14.3 (7th)||16.8 (4th)|
|2011-10-25||4||14.9 (3rd)||17.2 (3rd)|
|2011-10-31||5||14.9 (3rd)||17.3 (3rd)|
|2011-11-01||6||16.4 (3rd)||19.4 (3rd)|
|2011-11-07||7||15.8 (3rd)||19.3 (1st)|
|2011-11-08||8||16.9 (4th)||19.5 (2nd)|
|2011-11-14||9||15.8 (4th)||19.0 (2nd)|
|2011-11-15||10||16.2 (4th)||19.4 (2nd)|
|2011-11-21||11||15.2 (3rd)||17.7 (3rd)|
|2011-11-22||12||15.7 (3rd)||19.0 (2nd)|
|2011-11-28||13||14.6 (5th)||17.6 (3rd)|
|2011-11-29||14||14.4 (5th)||18.2 (3rd)|
|2011-12-05||15||14.1 (4th)||17.1 (3rd)|
|2011-12-06||16||15.0 (4th)||18.5 (3rd)|
|2011-12-12||17||14.7 (3rd)||18.4 (3rd)|
|2011-12-13||18||15.4 (4th)||18.5 (3rd)|
|2011-12-19||19||15.7 (1st)||19.3 (1st)|
|2011-12-20||20||19.6 (2nd)||23.5 (1st)|
Source: TNS Media Korea / * NR denotes not ranked within the Top 20 daily shows according to TNS Media Korea.