Stairway to Heaven

Details
Title: 천국의 계단 / Cheon-kuk-ui Gye-dan
Also known as: / Stairs To Heaven / Steps in Paradise
Genre: Romance, Drama
Episodes: 20
Broadcast network: SBS
Broadcast period: 2003-Dec-03 to 2004-Feb-05
Air time: Wednesday & Thursday at 21:55
Viewership ratings: 38.8% avg, 45.3% final
Synopsis
Jung-suh and Song-joo grew up together. They were always there for each other. Tragedy begins when Song Joo begins his studies overseas without Jung-suh. Jung-suh’ father remarries Tae Mira. Mira takes in her two children from a previous marriage, Tae-hwa and Yuri. Yuri is envious of the life that Jung-suh leads and is determined to take everything away from her, including Song-joo. Tae-hwa begins to develop feelings for his stepsister, however Jung-suh still loves Song-joo. Five years later, tragedy occurs when Jung-suh gets into a car accident causing her to lose her memory. Together with Tae-hwa, they start anew. Song-joo is led to believe that she is dead. However, when they meet again one day, he is determined to remind her of the love they had for one another. When fate finally seemed to be on their side, Jung-suh is diagnosed with eye cancer.
Cast
Kwon Sang Woo as Cha Song-ju
Baek Sung Hyun as young Cha Song-ju
Choi Ji Woo as Han Jung-suh / Kim Ji-su
Park Shin Hye as young Han Jung-suh
Kim Tae Hee as Han Yu-ri
Park Ji Mi as young Han Yuri
Shin Hyun Joon as Han Tae-hwa
Lee Wan as young Han Tae-hwa/Han Chul-su
Extended Cast
Lee Hwi Hyang as Tae Mira (Tae-hwa & Yuri’s mother)
Ha Jae Young as Han Su-ha (Jung-suh’s father)
Kim Ji Sook as Chairman Min Suh-hyun (Song-ju’s mother)
Jung Han Yong as Han Pil-su (Tae-hwa & Yuri’s father)
Park Young Ji
Production Credits
Director: Lee Jang Soo
Writer: Park Hye Kyung
Trivia
The green jacket wore by Choi Ji Woo being auctioned at charity function held by Jang Nara at a higher price.
During Kwon Sang Woo fans meeting with Japanese fans, he said Stairway to Heaven is his most memorable drama and Choi Ji Woo is his most memorable partner in drama.