Story a simple maid that rises high in the royal harem as a consort and, ultimately, mother of the Korean king.
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Hyo-joo Han ...  Dong Yi 60 episodes, 2010
Julia Lim ...  Secretary Yoo / ... 52 episodes, 2010
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A moving historical drama set in the Chosun Dynasty of old Korea, Dong Yi tells the story of a simple maid that rises high in the royal court as a consort and, ultimately, mother of the 21st king of Chosun. Filled with pageantry, romance, adventure and thrilling action, Dong Yi brings ancient Korea to life in this ratings favorite. D. Bannon is the author of The Elements of Subtitles. Written by D. Bannon

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another successful Coreean story
31 July 2013 | by VincentiuSee all my reviews

delicate instrument of propaganda, nice, refined, delicate, charming, version of Cinderella, arena for credible villains, ambition, fight for values and life, puzzle of revolution, power, love story and sacrifice, rivalries and high moral values, it is one of beautiful forms of propaganda for Coreean past. and little more. because it is not only exploitation of a success recipes but way to present traces of history nuances in a soft manner. so, another Coreean successful series. and a seductive story , part of a long chain but, in same time, special, mixture between a fairy tale and the laws of power and honesty as basic instrument to not be only slave of power.


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Official Sites:

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South Korea

Language:

Korean

Release Date:

22 March 2010 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

A királyi ház titkai See more »

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South Korea

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MBC-TV Korea See more »
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