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Runtime: 60 min.

Release: September 15, 2003 - March 23, 2004

Director: Lee Byung-Hoon


Writer: Kim Young-Hyun

Country: South Korea

language: Korean

A Jewel in the Palace

Dae Jang Geum 대장금
  • Drama
  • Korean
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  • Episodes 54


About 500 years ago during the time of Chosun Dynasty, Korea boasted a rigidly hierarchical and male dominated social structure. Set in this period, "Jewel in the Palace" is based on a true story about a legendary girl named Jang-Geum who became the first woman to be the supreme royal physician of her times.


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