Closer to Heaven

Closer to Heaven


Total votes: 491

Director & Screenwriter: Park Jin Pyo

Release Date: Sep 24, 2009

Duration: 2 hr. 1 min.

Year: 2009

Rank: #4121

Country: South Korea

Native Title: 내 사랑 내 곁에

Content Rating: 13+ – Teens 13 or older

Alternative Titles: Nae Sarang Nae Gyeote, My Love By My Side,

Genre: Drama, Romance


Lee Ji Soo is a twice-divorced funeral director and no stranger to death or loss. She reunites with old friend Baek Jong Woo when he arranges for funeral services for his deceased mother. Jong Woo has been battling Lou Gehrig’s disease since he was a teenager, but he is still a bright and cheerful person. Ji Soo deals with death every day and doesn’t think twice about Jong Woo’s disease, and thetwo fall in love and get married. As Jong Woo’s symptoms continue to worsen and he begins to lose control over his body, he lashes out at Ji Soo. Despite her hurt, all Ji Soo wants is to stay by his side and hope for a cure.


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