The Snow Queen is adapted from Hans Christian Andersen’s The Snow Queen and also pays tribute to Korea’s lengendary boxer, Kim Deuk Gu. It starts with the introduction of a prospective boxer, who is also a genuis. At 17, Tae Woong (Hyun Bin) meets two people who will later become people he loves. One becomes his best friend and the other, his love.
The guy he meets is Kim Jeong Kyuis Lee Sun Ho also classified as a genius, and though at first they did not get along, they soon set aside their differences and became best friends. Jeong Kyuis tells Tae Woong about a girl he admires and promises to introduce him to her.
Unexpectedly, Tae Woong meets this girl and for a day the two run away together.
The following tragic events soon took its toll on the rest of Tae Woong’s life, and forgets about ever set a date to meet the little girl. Then, for 8 years he struggled to carry on with his life.
At 25, Tae Woong is now a third class boxer and in unexpected events, finds Bo Ra (Sung Yu Ri), the girl he once knew.
The tale continues into the world of the cold-hearted Bo Ra and it is only Tae Woong that could possibly melt her heart. It slowly unfolds many secrets along the way and the past is soon to be made right again. With the help of Tae Woong’s love, Bo Ra learns to find happiness within herself, and in return, Taw Woong comes into terms with his past.
Although this winter will be very cold and scary, winter is not the end of the seasons, but the beginning of the hope for a greater love.
Title: 눈의 여왕 / Noon Eui Yeo Wang
Also known as: The Snow Queen
Total Episodes: 16
Broadcast Network: KBS 2TV
Broadcast Period: 2006-Nov-13 to 2007-Jan-08
Hyun Bin as Han Tae Woong/Han Deuk Gu
Sung Yu Ri as Kim Bo Ra
Im Ju Hwan as Suh Gun Woo
Yoo In Young as Lee Seung Ri
Kim Tae Hyun as Choi Choong Shik
Go Doo Shim as Park Yeong Ok (Tae Woong’s mother)
Kim Weung Soo as Lee Dong Sul (Seung Ri’s father)
Chun Ho Jin as Kim Jang Su (Bo Ra’s father)
Oh Mi Hee as Bo Ra’s mother
Lee Sun Ho (not Andy from Shinhwa) as Kim Jeong Kyu
Jang Jung Hee as Go Soon Ja (Bo Ra’s house keeper)
Jung Hwa Young as Park Deuk Nam (Go Soon Ja’s daughter)
Go Ju Yun as young Kim Bo Ra
Kim Hak Jin as Ahn Sang Ho
Lee Suh Yun as Hong Ji Hye
Lee Chul Min as Park Dong Pil (boxer)
Park Jin Yung as Jang Park Sa (Bo Ra’s doctor)
Choi Duk Moon as Oh Shil Jang
Kim Beol Rae as college math professor
Choi Yeo Jin (cameo)
Jerome To (cameo)
Screenplay: Kim Eun Hee, Yoon Eun Gyeong
Producer: Lee Hyeong Min