EAST OF EDEN

East of Eden is MBC 47th Anniversary Special Project Drama.
Director : Kim Jin Man (Really Really Loves You, Ireland, Country Princess)
Choi Byeong Kil (The Devil That Drinks Wine)
Writer : Na Yeon Sook (Daldongnae, Ordinary People)
Production : Chorokbaem Media (Jumong, U
nstoppable High Kick, Bol Sae, All In)

Episode : 50
Broadcast : MBC
Aired August 26, 2008 (East of Eden Special aired August 25, 2008)

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Main Cast
Song Seung Heon as Lee Dong Cheol
Yeon Jeong Hoon as Lee Dong Wook
Lee Da Hae as Hye Rin
Park Hae Jin as Shin Myeong Hoon
Han Ji Hye as Kim Ji Hyeon
L
ee Yeon Hee as Kook Young Ran
Dennis Oh as Mike

Supporting Cast
Yoo Dong Geun as Kook Dae Hwa (Young Ran’s father)
Jo Min Ki as Shin Tae Hwan
Lee Mi Sook as Yang Choon Hee
Shim Hye Jin
Jeong Hye Yeong
Na Hyeon Hee
Jeon Mi Seon as Lee Dong Cheol 2nd mother
Lee Jong Won as Lee Ki Cheol
Kim Beom as teenager Lee Dong Cheol

Synopsis
East of Eden draws on the story of two men, who were born on the same day at the same time at the same hospital, and their crossed destiny and revenge.
At the 1960s, the era of major student protesting activities, Lee Ki Cheol , a front runner of the student protests is thrown into guilt when his lover’s older brother dies instead of him, and he arrives at the coal mining region of Kang Won province.
There, he tries to stop the evil-acts of Shun tae Hwan (Jo Min Ki) of Tae Baek coal station, by organizing a labor union but he is eradicated at the hands of Shin Tae Hwan. Lee Ki Cheol’s oldestson. Lee Dong Cheol (Song Seung Heon) witnessed the event and vows to seek revenge.
Meanwhile, a nurse at Tae Baek hospital, Miae, who suffered violation from Shin Tae Hwan switches Shin’s newborn son with Lee Ki Cheol’s new born son. Thus, Lee Ki Cheol’s son grows up as Shin Tae Hwan’s son Shin Myeong Hoon (Park Hae Jin), while Shin tae Hwan’s son grows up as Lee Ki Cheol’s son Lee Dong Wook (Yeon Jeong Hoon).

Lee Dong Wook is recruited into his older brother Lee Dong Cheol’s revenge plan over their father’s death, and Dong Wook enrolls in law school at the Seoul University an becomes a prosecutor.
Meanwhile, Shin Myeong Hoon is raised as the heir of a conglomerate and Lee Dong Cheol goes over Hongkong to begin a new life as the right hand man of a Korean casino godfather (Yoo Dong Geun).

Awards

2008 MBC Drama Awards: Grand Prize (Song Seung Hun)
2008 MBC Drama Awards: Female Top Excellence Award (Lee Mi Sook)
2008 MBC Drama Awards: Male Excellence Award (Jo Min Ki)
2008 MBC Drama Awards: Female Excellence Award (Han Ji Hye)
2008 MBC Drama Awards: Male Newcomer Award (Park Hae Jin)
2008 MBC Drama Awards: Female Newcomer Award (Lee Yeon Hee)
2008 MBC Drama Awards: Golden Acting Award (Park Geun Hyung)
2008 MBC Drama Awards: Golden Acting Award (Yoo Dong Geun}
2008 MBC Drama Awards: Golden Acting Award (Shin Eun Jung)
2008 MBC Drama Awards: PD Award (Yun Jung Hoon)
2008 MBC Drama Awards: Special Child Actor Award (Park Gun Tae, Shin Dong Woo, & Nam Ji Hyun)
2008 MBC Drama Awards: Best Couple Award (Song Seung Hun & Lee Yeon Hee)
2008 MBC Drama Awards: Popular Actor Award (Song Seung Hun)
2008 MBC Drama Awards: Popular Actress Award Lee Yeon Hee)
2008 MBC Drama Awards: Writer of the Year Award (Na Yun Sook)

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Ratings

Date

Episode

Nationwide

Seoul

2008/08/25

Special

6.2

(<8.0)

2008/08/26

1

11.3 (8th)

11.6 (8th)

2008/08/26

2

12.1 (5th)

12.8 (5th)

2008/09/01

3

15.6 (4th)

16.5 (4th)

2008/09/02

4

17.8 (3rd)

18.8 (3rd)

2008/09/08

5

18.6 (5th)

20.1 (4th)

2008/09/08

6

21.0 (2nd)

23.0 (2nd)

2008/09/15

7

19.7 (3rd)

20.4 (2nd)

2008/09/16

8

26.3 (2nd)

28.4 (1st)

2008/09/22

9

25.8 (2nd)

27.6 (2nd)

2008/09/23

10

25.2 (2nd)

27.0 (2nd)

2008/09/29

11

26.5 (2nd)

27.4 (2nd)

2008/09/30

12

26.7 (2nd)

28.3 (1st)

2008/10/06

13

24.7 (2nd)

26.3 (2nd)

2008/10/07

14

26.0 (2nd)

27.6 (2nd)

2008/10/13

15

25.0 (2nd)

26.4 (2nd)

2008/10/14

16

26.0 (2nd)

27.1 (1st)

2008/10/20

17

28.7 (1st)

30.5 (1st)

2008/10/21

18

26.0 (2nd)

27.6 (1st)

2008/10/27

19

23.6 (2nd)

25.4 (2nd)

2008/10/28

20

25.2 (2nd)

26.9 (2nd)

2008/11/03

21

25.0 (2nd)

26.9 (2nd)

2008/11/04

22

24.7 (2nd)

26.5 (2nd)

2008/11/10

23

22.8 (2nd)

24.2 (2nd)

2008/11/11

24

24.5 (2nd)

26.4 (2nd)

2008/11/17

25

23.9 (2nd)

25.8 (2nd)

2008/11/18

26

25.9 (2nd)

27.5 (2nd)

2008/11/24

27

24.5 (2nd)

26.5 (2nd)

2008/11/25

28

25.2 (2nd)

27.5 (2nd)

2008/12/01

29

27.3 (2nd)

29.9 (2nd)

2008/12/02

30

28.1 (2nd)

30.2 (2nd)

2008/12/08

31

27.5 (2nd)

29.2 (2nd)

2008/12/09

32

28.5 (2nd)

30.1 (2nd)

2008/12/15

33

29.6 (2nd)

32.1 (2nd)

2008/12/16

34

32.3 (2nd)

35.1 (2nd)

2008/12/22

35

28.1 (2nd)

29.3 (2nd)

2008/12/23

36

31.1 (2nd)

33.1 (2nd)

2009/01/05

37

28.0 (3rd)

30.3 (3rd)

2009/01/06

38

28.2 (3rd)

30.0 (3rd)

2009/01/12

39

25.7 (3rd)

27.1 (2nd)

2009/01/13

40

28.4 (2nd)

30.0 (2nd)

2009/01/19

41

25.1 (2nd)

26.9 (2nd)

2009/01/20

42

26.5 (2nd)

27.8 (2nd)

2009/01/26

43

17.5 (2nd)

17.8 (2nd)

2009/01/27

44

21.8 (3rd)

22.4 (3rd)

2009/02/02

45

23.3 (3rd)

24.4 (3rd)

2009/02/03

46

25.5 (3rd)

26.9 (3rd)

2009/02/09

47

24.4 (3rd)

25.2 (3rd)

2009/02/10

48

25.9 (3rd)

27.0 (3rd)

2009/02/16

49

23.8 (3rd)

25.0 (3rd)

2009/02/17

50

27.0 (3rd)

28.2 (3rd)

2009/02/23

51

23.2 (3rd)

23.9 (3rd)

2009/02/24

52

25.6 (3rd)

27.0 (3rd)

2009/03/02

53

25.9 (2nd)

27.0 (2nd)

2009/03/03

54

24.5 (3rd)

24.1 (3rd)

2009/03/10

55

25.8 (4th)

27.3 (4th)

2009/03/10

56

30.1 (3rd)

32.7 (2nd)

Source : TNS Media Korea

  1. May 13th, 2011 at 02:44 | #1

    I Love this drama n Song Seung Hun very handsome

  2. sifa
    November 4th, 2010 at 17:16 | #2

    i l0ve this drama,
    st0ry d0ng chul and guk ja very r0mantic,
    make me cry to see their l0ve story…

    i h0pe song seung hoen and lee yeon hee, can be a really c0uple…

    sarange…
    ^_^

  3. Nodame
    October 16th, 2008 at 02:16 | #3

    Ep 15 English sub completed !
    Ep 16 out !

    http://www.viikii.net/channels/goto/eastofeden

  4. Nodame
    September 11th, 2008 at 00:14 | #4

    East of Eden English Subtitle Episode 6 has been completed!!

    Come and enjoy~! Song Seung Hun showed his six-pack!!! XD

    http://www.viikii.net/channels/goto/eastofeden

  1. February 25th, 2010 at 10:30 | #1
  2. August 5th, 2010 at 03:04 | #2

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