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The Moon That Embraces the Sun 

Haereul poomeun dal (original title)
The story of the secret love between Lee Hwon, a fictional king of Joseon, and Wol, a female shaman. Wol was born as Heo Yeon Woo, the daughter of a noble family who won the love of the ... See full summary »
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Mi-seon Jeon ...  The Shaman Jang Nok Yeong 20 episodes, 2012
Mi-kyeong Yang ...  Lady Shin, Yeon Wu and Yeom's Mother 20 episodes, 2012
Eung-soo Kim ...  Yun Dae Hyeong 20 episodes, 2012
Eun-pyo Jeong Eun-pyo Jeong ...  Hyeong Seon 20 episodes, 2012
Yeong-ae Kim ...  Queen Dowager Jung Hui 20 episodes, 2012
Sun-kyung Kim ...  The Mother Queen Han 20 episodes, 2012
Ye-ryeong Kim Ye-ryeong Kim ...  The Concubine Park, Yang Myeong Gun's Mother 20 episodes, 2012
Hee-seok Yun Hee-seok Yun ...  Heong Gyu Tae / ... 20 episodes, 2012
Seo Hyeon Cheol Seo Hyeon Cheol ...  Minister Sim San 20 episodes, 2012
Seung-hyeong Lee Seung-hyeong Lee ...  Minister Han Jae Gil 20 episodes, 2012
Seung-wuk Kim Seung-wuk Kim ...  Minister Yoon Soo-chan / ... 19 episodes, 2012
Myoung-guk Kim Myoung-guk Kim ...  Na Dae Gil / ... 19 episodes, 2012
Ik-tae Kim Ik-tae Kim ...  Hye Gak 19 episodes, 2012
Soo-Hyun Kim ...  Lee Hwon 15 episodes, 2012
Ga-in Han ...  Heo Yeon Wu 15 episodes, 2012
Il-Woo Jung ...  Prince Yang Myeong Gun / ... 15 episodes, 2012
Min-seo Kim ...  Yun Bo Gyeong 15 episodes, 2012
Bo-ra Nam ...  Princess Min Hwa 15 episodes, 2012
Yun Seong Ah Yun Seong Ah ...  Seol 15 episodes, 2012
Jae-rim Song Jae-rim Song ...  Kim Jae Woon 15 episodes, 2012
Noo-Ri Bae Noo-Ri Bae ...  Jan Sil 15 episodes, 2012
Jae-hee Song ...  Heo Yeom 15 episodes, 2012
Yoo-Jeong Kim ...  Young Heo Yeon Wu 15 episodes, 2012
Jin-gu Yeo ...  Young Lee Hwon 15 episodes, 2012
Kwi-Jung Chu Kwi-Jung Chu ...  Court Lady Jo 10 episodes, 2012
Ji-hee Jin ...  Young Princess Min Hwa 9 episodes, 2012
So-Hyun Kim ...  Young Yun Bo Gyeong 9 episodes, 2012
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The story of the secret love between Lee Hwon, a fictional king of Joseon, and Wol, a female shaman. Wol was born as Heo Yeon Woo, the daughter of a noble family who won the love of the crown prince, Hwon. Her enemies, jealous of her family's position in court, schemed against her, wrestled away her rightful place as crown princess, and nearly took her life. Years later, an embittered Hwon meets Wol, now a female shaman with no recollection of her past. Written by DramaWiki

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Don't come close! But don't go far...

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Drama | Fantasy | Romance

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Official Sites:

Official site [South Korea]

Country:

South Korea

Language:

Korean

Release Date:

4 January 2012 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

La luna abraza al sol See more »

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Budget:

KRW 20,000,000,000 (estimated)
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Production Co:

MBC-TV Korea See more »
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Color
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Moon Geun-Young was offered the role but declined. Han Ga-In was cast instead. See more »

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Path of tears
by Wheesung
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"Mystical" truly defines it.
6 July 2019 | by Me_KCSee all my reviews

I started liking historical Korean dramas because of this piece. I'm impressed by how Koreans make outrageous plots and turn it into something believable. Political schemes, magic and romance were the key ingredients of this series...and it worked.


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