Daebak Philippines has learned that the Philippine Terrestrial Network GMA7 is set to air the Korean Drama ‘Pinocchio’ for Filipino viewers this July. The show’s premiere date and time will be announced on the later date.
As a child, Ha-Myeong grew up in a family with his firefighter father, mother and older brother. Ha-Myeong and his older brother both possess higher than normal intellect and are proud of their father. A fire at a waste facility though destroys his family. His mother dies a short time later and Ha-Myeong ends up being scooped out of the ocean by an unknown man.
The man that pulls Ha-Myeong out of the ocean is the grandfather of In-Ha. In-Ha’s grandfather believes Ha-Myeong is his eldest son Dal-Po, who died 30 years ago. Ha-Myeong is then adopted by In-Ha’s grandfather and his name is changed to Dal-Po. In-Ha and Dal-Po now live together as uncle and niece, although they are in the same age range. In-Ha has a Pinocchio Syndrome. Whenever she lies she gets the hiccups. In-Ha and Dal-Po get along well until Dal-Po learns that In-Ha’s mother is the reporter that covered the waste facility fire that destroyed his family. Dal-Po tries to distance himself from In-Ha, but he also develops feelings for her.
Years later, Dal-Po and In-Ha’s family are now living in Seoul. In-Ha attempts to become a reporter like her mother. In-Ha meets her mother for the first time in years at a job interview for MSC Broadcasting Station. Her mother is the person giving her the job interview. In-Ha though fails the job interview. Her mother rejects her because of her Pinocchio Syndrome.
Dal-Po is now driving a taxi to support their family. One day, Dal-Po meets In-Ha’s mother and decides to become a reporter. (Synopsis from AsianWiki.com)
Pinocchio is a 2014-2015 South Korean television series. It aired on SBS from November 12, 2014 to January 15, 2015. It has 20 episodes.
The said Korean Drama was written by Park Hye Ryun and directed by Jo Soo Won and Shin Seung Woo. The Cast are lead by Lee Jong Suk, Park Shin Hye, Kim Young Kwang and Lee Yu Bi.
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