City of Glass

City of Glass


Title: 유리의 성 / City of Glass
Chinese title : 玻璃之城
Also known as: Glass Castle
Previously known as: 우아한 가족 / Elegant Family
Genre: Romance
Episodes: 51
Broadcast network: SBS
Broadcast period: 2008-Sep-06 to 2009-March-01
Air time: Saturdays & Sundays 20:45 (8:45 Korean time)



Jung Min Joo is a woman from a very tough family background. Her mother had three children with three different fathers. However, she overcomes this in order to become a news announcer. When she first meets Kim Joon Sung, she is annoyed with his continued courtship of her. Eventually, Min Joo marries Joon Sung and her life changes. Her aspirations of becoming a great reporter are put on hold while she copes to her new life as the second daughter-in-law of a rich and influential chaebol family.


Jung family

Yoon So Yi as Jung Min Joo
Lee Hye Sook as Han Yang Suk (Min Joo’s mother)
Lee Han Wie as Son Dong Sik (Min Joo’s step-father)
Han Yeo Reum as Kang Hye Young (Min Joo’s half-sister)
Shin Dong Woo as Son Kang Min (Dong Sik and Yang Suk’s son)

Kim family

Lee Jin Wook as Kim Joon Sung
Park Geun Hyung as Kim Doo Hyung (Joon Sung’s father)
Park Won Sook as Yoon In Kyung (Joon Sung’s mother)
Jang Hyun Sung as Kim Gyu Sung (Joon Sung older brother)
Yang Jung Ah as Oh Yoo Ran (Gyu Sung’s wife)
Yoo Seo Jin as Kim Joon Hee (Joon Sung’s older sister)

Park family

Kim Seung Soo as Park Suk Jin
Jung Jae Soon as Yoon In Suk (Joon Sung’s aunt)
Lee Joo Yeon as Park Seul Ki (Suk Jin’s 8 year old daughter)

Other people

Jung Jin Moo as Jang Tae Soo (Hye Young’s boyfriend)
Kim Sun Hwa as Chun Ok Ja (Tae Soo’s mother)
Song Ji Eun as Song Ji Yeon (Seung Ha’s biological mother)
Yoon Ah Jung as Lee Joo Hee
Jung Da Young as Seo Ye Kyung
Seo Jin Wook as Min Ji Hwan
Yoo Tae Woong as prosecutor Lee Hyung Suk
Lee Sul Goo as hostage taker

Production Credits

Director: Jo Nam Gook (조남국)
Screenwriter: Choi Hyun Kyung (최현경)