By Jae-Rim HAN

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Drama - Completed 2013

A legendary physiognomist gets caught into the turmoil of power struggle.

    • Year of production
    • 2013
    • Genres
    • Drama, Epic
    • Countries
    • KOREA (South)
    • Languages
    • KOREAN
    • Budget
    • 5 - 10 M$
    • Director(s)
    • Jae-Rim HAN
    • Writer(s)
    • Jae-Rim HAN
    • Producer(s)
    • Pil-Ho JOO
    • Synopsis
    • Nae-kyung, the most skillful face reader in Joseon, was living in seclusion when he was offered a lucrative partnership by Yeon-hong, a Korean geisha. Nae-kyung accepts the proposal to read the faces of Yeon-hong’s guests only to get involved in a murder case. With his face reading skills, Nae-kyung successfully identifies the murderer and his skills are soon acknowledged by King Moon-jong who orders him to identify the potential traitors who threaten his reign. However after the unexpected death of Moon-jong, Nae-kyung is courted by Grand Prince Soo-yang who yearns to become King himself by killing the young successor Dan-jong. Nae-kyung decides to keep his loyalty to the late King and help protect the young King which forces him into the biggest power struggle in the history of the Joseon dynasty.