Dong Yi

Dong Yi

Other name: 동이 Dongi Jewel in the Crown


Set during the reign of King Sukjong in the Joseon dynasty, the story focuses on Dong Yi, a water maid who gains the trust of Queen Inhyeon and later the favour of the king when he is moved by her prayers for the health of the Queen during the court disputes caused by Jang Hee Bin. Dong Yi becomes a concubine with the rank of sook-bin and bears a son who will later become the 21st king of Joseon, Yeongjo.

Director: Kim Sang Hyeop [김상협] and Lee Byeong Hoon [이병훈]

Country: Korean

Status: Completed

Released: 2010

Genre: Adventure; Drama; Historical; political; Romance;

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