Drama Info / Korea

Full House


Full Synopsis

Han Ji-Eun (Song Hye Kyo) lives in a house called Full House, built by her father. She is an aspiring script writer. One day, two of her friends, for money reasons, trick her into believing she has won a free vacation, and while she is gone, they sell her house. On the plane, she meets Lee Young Jae (Rain), a famous actor. Through comedic events they get acquainted during her vacation, and when she returns, she discovers her house has been sold to him.
Though they don’t get along with each other, as she is messy and he has a bad temper and likes cleanliness, they agree to live with each other. At first, Ji-Eun works as his maid in order to buy her house back, but later, because of Young-Jae’s wish to make the love of his life, Kang Hye-Won (Han Eun Jung) jealous, they get married. They set up a contract for the marriage to last six months. During that time, complications arise and Ji-Eun and Young-Jae become attracted to each other. Also, Ji-Eun starts to feel a strong bond with Young-Jae’s family. However, Young-Jae’s bad temper, along with the romantic attentions of Yoo Min-Hyuk (Kim Sung Soo), Ji-Eun’s handsome and friendly publisher, starts to create a rift between the couple. So does Hye-Won, who starts to feel jealous when she sees Young-Jae and Ji-Eun getting close. Eventually, Young-Jae and Ji-Eun get a divorce and he moves away.
When he returns, he realizes that Ji-Eun hasn’t married yet and knows that he has fallen in love with her – and she with him. He proposes to her, this time for the right reasons, and finally, they get married for a second time.

Cast

Han Ji-Eun = Song Hye Kyo

Lee Young-Jae = Rain

Kang Hye-Won = Han Eun Jung

Yoo Min-Hyuk = Kim Sung Soo

Filming Location

Full House was filmed in the Gwangyeok-si area of Incheon. Located near Incheon International Airport, the place may be reached in a ten-minute boat ride from Sammok Harbor to this quiet, seashore getaway. Unlike other filming locations in Korea, this is an actual house. Made mostly of wood, this house, which is a private-owned vacation house, cost approximately the equivalent of one million United States dollars to be built. The beach front property looks out onto open waters, with elegant views that could be used on any postcard. Many fans of the miniseries make a pilgrimage to this now famous home. Nearby sightseeing locations include Jogak (sculpture) Park on Modo Island; a bridge connects these two islands.

The first episode was shot in Shanghai near The Bund. In later episodes some parts were filmed in Thailand.

Awards

  • 2004 KBS Acting Awards Top Excellence in Acting (Song Hye Kyo)
  • 2004 KBS Acting Awards Excellence in Acting (Bi)
  • 2004 KBS Acting Awards Popularity Award (Song Hye Kyo)
  • 2004 KBS Acting Awards Popularity Award (Bi)
  • 2004 KBS Acting Awards Best Couple Award (Song Hye Kyo and Bi)

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