Is there a “right time” for love? Jang Sae Hoon (Lee Seo Jin) and Lee Ji Eun (Lee Eun Ju) meet and fall in love when he was a poor college student working part-time at a gas station and she was the spoiled, impulsive daughter of a textile company CEO. When Ji Eun’s family disapproves of their relationship, Ji Eun deliberately gets pregnant in order to force her parents to allow them to marry. But the reality of being married to a impoverished man wears on Ji Eun, and she and Sae Hoon begin to bicker. When she suffers a miscarriage, the couple’s relationship deteriorates, and Ji Eun allows her parents to talk her into getting a divorce. The devastated Sae Hoon takes a scholarship to study in the United States. While Ji Eun was rushing to stop Sae Hoon, Ji Eun’s father dies in an accident and Ji Eun never makes it to the airport. After her father’s death, Ji Eun’s family fortunes completely change. The rival Seo-Rin Group takes over Ji Eun’s father’s company and her family is left penniless. Ten years later, Sae Hoon returns as a highly paid executive of Seo-Rin Group, while Ji Eun is divorced and working as a waitress. When their paths cross again, Sae Hoon is engaged to the beautiful and wealthy Yoon Mi Ran (Jung Hye Young), who is wheelchair bound, while Ji Eun is being pursued by Seo Jung Min (Eric), the heir to Seo-Rin Group. Despite still having lingering feelings for each other, Ji Eun and Sae Hoon never act on their feelings. Still years later, they run into each other again on Jeju Island, where they went on their honeymoon years ago. Will it ever be the right time for these star-crossed lovers? “Phoenix” is a 2004 South Korean drama directed by Oh Kyung Hoon.