Drama

Jewel in the Palace

  • Directed By: Lee Byoung Hoon

Synopsis: Starring Lee Young Ae, it tells the tale of an orphaned kitchen cook who went on to become the king's first female physician. In a time when women held little influence in society, young apprentice cook Jang Geum strives to learn the secrets of Korean cooking and medicine in order to cure the King of his various ailments. It is based on the true story of Jang-geum, the first female royal physician of the Joseon Dynasty. The main themes are her perseverance and the portrayal of traditional Korean culture, including Korean royal court cuisine and traditional medicine.

Cast
Lee Young-ae

Seo Jang-geum

Ji Jin-hee

Min Jeong-ho

Im Ho

King Jungjong

Lee Se-eun

Park Yeol-yi

Geum Bo-ra

Na Joo-daek

Jung Eun Jo

Young Jang-geum Seo

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Network: MBC
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Runtime: 80 min
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Season 1 | 54 Episodes

No. of Episodes: 54 episodes
Years Active: 2003 - 2003
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