Giant tells the story of three siblings who grew up in the 1970’s. Lee Kang Mo, his older brother Sung Mo and younger sister Mi Joo were separated at a young age when their father was killed in a smuggling scheme and their mother also died subsequently. When they are able to reunite years later, they had all reached adulthood and are determined to exact revenge upon the people responsible for their misery.
- Drama: Giant
- Revised romanization: Jaieonteu
- Hangul: 자이언트
- Director: Yu In-Sik, Lee Chang-Min
- Writer: Jang Young-Cheol, Jung Kyung-Soon
- Producer: Oh Se-Gang
- Network: SBS
- Episodes: 60
- Release Date: May 10 – December 7, 2010
“Giant” covers the lives of the three siblings growing up in the 1970’s and their pursuit for revenge; Lee Kang-Mo (Lee Beom-Soo), his younger sister Lee Mi-Joo (Hwang Jung-Eum) & his older brother Lee Sung-Mo (Park Sang-Min).
Lee Kang-Mo’s father died due to Hwang Tae-Seob (a friend of his father) and Jo Pil-Yeon. Because of this, Lee Kang-Mo lost his mother and had to separate from his younger sister and two brothers. By a cruel twist of fate, Kang-Mo is then raised by Hwang Tae-Seob (Lee Deok-Hwa). Kang-Mo also falls in love with Hwang Tae-Seob’s daughter Hwang Jung-Yeon (Park Jin-Hee). Now Lee Kang-Mo & Hwang Jung-Yeon’s relationship changes as Lee Kang-Mo becomes driven for revenge.
Lee Mi-Joo (younger sister of Lee Kang-Mo) loves Jo Min-Woo, Jo Pil-Yeons one and only son (Joo Sang-Wook). Unfortunately for Lee Mi-Joo, she falls pregnant, and is told by her brothers that she must get rid of the child and leave Jo Min-Woo, instead, she runs away, giving birth to a little boy Kang Woo-Ju. After the birth of their baby, Lee Mi-Joo attempts to hide her single mom status from those around her. Mi-Joo finds success in her career, eventually becoming a star. She also becomes the step-daughter of Congressman Oh Byeong Tak, who later passes away from a mysterious accident. Mi-Joo enlists the help of her brother Lee Kang-Mo to destroy her former lover Jo Min-Woo, even though she still loves him.
Lee Sung-Mo (older brother of Lee Kang-Mo) is an agent for the Korean Intelligence Agency. He was picked for the agency by Jo Pil-Yeon (Jung Bo-Suk) – the man that killed his father. Lee Sung-Mo is then able to find his brother Lee Kang-Mo and younger sister Mi-Joo. He tells his younger brother Lee Kang-Mo that two men, Jo Pil-Yeon and Hwang Tae-Seob, are connected with the death of their father. Lee Sung-Mo carefully details his discovery on paper. Lee Sung-Mo dreams of exacting revenge but is then shot by Go Jae-Cun and becomes mentally disabled …
- Giant Torrent Files will takeover the Monday & Tuesday 21:55 time slot previously occupied by SBS drama “Jejungwon” and followed by “Athena: Goddess of War” on December 13, 2010.