Yeon-Hee works as a director for an English Language Institute. She lives a wealthy live, but after her husband
passed away, her only treasure is her daughter Ye-Eun. Yeon-Hee soon falls into despair when she learns her
daughter has a heart disease.
After going through so much, Yeon-Hee pays an exorbitant amount to a black-market organ dealer for a healthy heart
for her daughter. The heart comes from a patient in a persistent vegetative state.
When the time nears for her daughter's heart transplant surgery, Lee Hee-Do (Park Hae-Il), the son of the woman in
the vegetative state, suddenly appears to stop the transplant. In the past, Hee-Do was a bad son often leeching
money off of his mother. He parted ways with his mother, but when he learns of the current situation he tries to
protect his mother. With only one heart, Yeon-Hee and Hee-Do both are both desperate to do what they believe is the
Title: Heartbeat Also Known As: 심장이 뛴다 / The Confrontation / Shimjangyi Dwoenda Country: South Korea Language: Korean Subtitle: English Year: 2011 Genre: Drama
Kim Yunjin - Chae Yeon-Hee
Park Hae-Il - Lee Hee-Do
Jeong Da-Hye - Na Soo-Young
Park Ha-Young - Chae Ye-Eun
Kim Sang-Ho - Team Leader Jo
Kang Shin-Il - Director Choi
Keum Dong-Hyun - village org. pres.
Joo Jin-Mo - President Kang
Kim Min-Kyung - Ahn Sook-Hee
Lee Seung-Jun - Teacher Moon
Jeon Bae-Su - Section Chief Park
Heo Hyeon-Hwa - Yoon-Ji's mom
Jo Ki-Bbeum - head nurse at Chungdam Hospital
Lee Han-Wi - married president