The Snow Queen: At 17, Tae Woong (Hyun Bin), a mathmatical genius, meets two people who will later become people he loves. One becomes his best friend and the other, his love.
Tae Woong’s best friend, Kim Jeong Kyu (Lee Sun Ho), also classified as a genius, competes for academic accolades. After Tae Woong beats him in an international math Olympiad Jeong Kyu commits suicide. During this same time, Tae Woong meets a little girl who develops a crush on him. However, he loses touch with her without finding out her name.
These tragic events take their toll on the rest of Tae Woong’s life. At 25, eight years later, Tae Woong is now a third class boxer and in unexpected events, finds Bo Ra (Sung Yu Ri), the little girl he once knew. 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.
- Drama: The Snow Queen
- Revised romanization: Neunui Yeowang
- Hangul: 눈의 여왕
- Director: Lee Hyeong-Min
- Writer: Yoon Eun-Kyung, Kim Eun-Hee
- Producer: Ki Min-Soo
- Network: KBS2
- Episodes: 16
- Release Date: November 13, 2006 – January 8, 2007
The opening starts with the introduction of a genius. At 17, Tae Woong (Hyeon Bin) meets two people who will later become people he loves. The guy he meets is Kim Jeong Kyu (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.
Tae Woong also meets a little girl being bullied by older girls for her money and saves her. The girl develops a crush on him and gives him her beeper for future contact. Later on, Tae Woong and Jeong Kyu both enter an international math Olympiad, but when Tae Woong wins, Jeong Kyu commits suicide.
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 little 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…
- The Snow Queen Torrent Files takes over the KBS2 Mon. & Tues. 21:55 time slot previously occupied by “Cloud Staircase” and will be replaced by “When Spring Comes” on January 15, 2007