Man Who Dies To Live

Man Who Dies To Live

Synopsis

Man Who Dies To Live centers around a father who goes to and settles down in a fictional kingdom of Bodantia in the Middle East. He finds success there and becomes a count, but he returns to South Korea to reconcile with his estranged daughter and son-in-law. His relationship with his daughter then undergoes change and he comes to realize the true meaning of family.

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General Information

  • Status: COMPLETED
  • Drama Title: Man Who Dies To Live
  • Other Titles: N/A
  • Genre: Family
  • Director: Ko Dong-sun
  • Writer: Kim Sun-hee
  • No. of Episodes: 24
  • Broadcast Period: July 19 – August 24, 2017
  • Time Slot: 22:00 Korean Standard Time, Wed & Thu
  • Runtime: 35 minutes
  • TV Network: MBC (free-to-air)
  • Production Company(s): Doremi Entertainment
  • Preceded by: Ruler: Master of the Mask
  • Followed by: Hospital Ship

Main Cast & Characters

Man Who Dies To Live Main Cast

Choi Min-soo as Jang Dal-koo. He leaves Korea for Bodantia and amasses success there. Despite his achievement, he decides to return to his homeland to find his daughter.

Kang Ye-won as Lee Ji-young (A). She is Jang Dal-koo’s daughter who is taken aback upon seeing his father in front of her. She dreams of having a happy family and becoming a writer.

Shin Sung-rok as Kang Ho-rim. Kang Ho-rim is Lee Ji-young’s husband who is working as a bank clerk.

Lee So-yeon as Lee Ji Young (B), a career woman who does not care about what other people think of her.

Supporting Cast & Characters

(to be updated)

Ratings

Man Who Dies To Live Viewership Ratings Data
The orange and green numbers indicate the lowest and highest ratings, respectively. All values are expressed in %.
Episode # Broadcast date Nielsen Korea TNMS
Nationwide Seoul Nationwide Seoul
1 Jul 19, 2017 9.1 10.3 9.8 11.0
2 9.1 10.4 10.5 11.3
3 Jul 20, 2017 8.6 9.5 9.7 11.0
4 9.6 10.5 10.0 11.2
5 Jul 26, 2017 8.1 9.2 9.5 10.1
6 9.4 9.6 10.8 10.8
7 Jul 27, 2017 8.0 9.2 8.2 8.9
8 9.2 9.3 8.9 10.1
9 Aug 2, 2017 7.4 8.6 8.1 9.3
10 9.6 10.9 9.4 10.8
11 Aug 3, 2017 8.7 9.9 7.4 8.1
12 9.6 11.0 8.5 9.9
13 Aug 9, 2017 8.0 8.9 8.4 9.7
14 11.2 12.5 10.1 11.4
15 Aug 10, 2017 11.1 12.6 10.4 10.5
16 12.9 14.1 12.4 12.9
17 Aug 16, 2017 10.7 11.7 10.4 11.0
18 12.8 14.1 11.7 12.7
19 Aug 17, 2017 11.4 12.8 9.3 9.9
20 13.5 15.2 10.8 11.4
21 Aug 23, 2017 10.7 12.2 9.4 9.9
22 12.8 14.1 10.8 11.8
23 Aug 24, 2017 12.0 13.1 9.5 10.2
24 14.0 15.1 10.7 11.5
Average 10.3 11.5 9.8 10.6

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Original Soundtrack

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