The Slingshot

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  • Drama: The Slingshot (English title) / Story of a Man (literal title)
  • Revised romanization: Namja yiyagi
  • Hangul: 남자이야기 / 남자 이야기
  • Director: Yun Seong-Sik
  • Writer: Song Ji-Na
  • Network: KBS2
  • Episodes: 20
  • Release Date: April 6 - June 9, 2009
  • Runtime: Mondays & Tuesdays 21:55
  • Language: Korean
  • Country: South Korea

Plot

Kim Shin(Park Yong-ha), a son of rich family, was living as a playboy, but one day his father’s company becomes entangled in a conspiracy of TS Group in the process of merging and closed by bankruptcy. After the bankruptcy, Kim Shin’s father sinks into depression and ends up hanging himself.

Due to this incident, Kim Shin sets new goals in his life. He decides to make Chae(the president of TS Group) to commit suicide because of money, and jumps into the stock market. He becomes a cool-headed M&A expert, and makes plans to break TS Group with Do Jae-myeong who has pried into TS Group like him. While trying into TS Group for the revenge, he learns that the president Chae is just a bad guy. Behind all the evil acts, there was the president Chae’s son, Chae Do-wu. With the battle of wits between Kim Shin and Chae Do-wu, the story of their complicated relationships with Kim Shin’s ex-girlfriend, Seo Gyeong-a and Chae Do-wu’s younger sister, Chae Eun-su unfolds.

Notes

  1. "The Slingshot" takes over the KBS2 Mon. & Tues. 21:55 time slot previously occupied by "Boys Over Flowers" and will be replaced by "He Who Can't Marry" on June 15, 2009.

Cast

Slingshot-Yong-ha Park.jpg Slingshot-Si-yeon Park.jpg Slingshot-Kang-woo Kim.jpg Slingshot-Phillip Lee.jpg Slingshot-Yeo-woon Han.jpg
Park Yong-Ha Park Si-Yeon Kim Kang-Woo Phillip Lee Ahn Mi-Na
Kim Shin Sung Kyung-Ah Chae Do-Woo Do Jae-Myeong Chae Eun-Su
Slingshot-Mun-shik Lee.jpg Slingshot-Gi-woong Park.jpg Slingshot-Roe-ha Kim.jpg Slingshot-Se-jin Jang.jpg Slingshot-Heo-wook.jpg
Lee Moon-Sik Park Ki-Woong Kim Roe-Ha Jang Se-Jin Heo-Wook
Park Mun-Ho Ahn Kyeong-Tae Director Oh Beom-Hwan Kye-Yi
The Slingshot-Jang Hang-Seon.jpg The Slingshot-Bang Eun-Hee.jpg The Slingshot-Ahn Nae-Sang.jpg The Slingshot-Lee Byeong-Jun.jpg The Slingshot-Kim Hyeong-Beom.jpg
Jang Hang-Seon Bang Eun-Hee Ahn Nae-Sang Lee Byung-Joon Kim Hyeong-Beom
Chairman Chae Myeong-Seon Kim-Ok Do Man-Hee Jung-Ho
The Slingshot-Baek Jae-Jin.jpg The Slingshot-Jeon Jae-Hyeong.jpg The Slingshot-Choi Ji-Na.jpg The Slingshot-Shin Jeong-Keun.jpg The Slingshot-Jung Joo-Hwan.jpg
Baek Jae-Jin Jeon Jae-Hyeong Choi Ji-Na Shin Jung-Keun Jung Joo-Hwan
Yong-Sik Jae-Seop Madam Jang loan shark corrections officer Jung

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Alexandria Kim Shins father is actually his brother so a correction should be made also his brother does not hang himself. Little things but if its a description of the plot it should be accurate. I've attempted to get a friend into a drama once and the description was confusing and made little sense. Chae do woo really captivated me, not only as bad guy but a sick, sad and twisted individual and even tho it ends with him as a inpatient it is very clear that he still retains his drive and most likely in time after everything has settled down he'll be back on the prowl stealing candy from babies. Aside from that its a good drama and I'd watch it again.

Tan I think it will be great if remake this drama to saeguk, with kingdom setting.. Becau a Man wannabe king, and a women wannabe queen

Rutuja Ratings seem good, but only 33 votes? :/ still gonna watch this because of Phillip Lee :D

Gasenadi Please, please include actress Kim Mi-Kyung in the credits. Her role as the detective from Seoul who comes to investigate the Mayor's death adds so much to this already addictive drama. (Uh... I've got to learn NOT to read other comments before finishing; there are ALWAYS those immature spoilers.) GREAT drama, highly recommended.

Kevin-d-MaN-yakk yeah ending is kinda vague...i mean major major vague

farah this i want to korea drama should be...great story, great acting with the great actors but i don't like the ending it's vague to the writer and director please make the sekuel..pleazeeee i want chae do woo release from mental ward

cathy This is the first time that i find in K drama actresses are more compatible to the actors , good drama , worth to watch .

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