This story is about the life of Joseon-era dancer, musician and poet, Hwang Jin Yi, who seeks perfection in her art relentlessly and the hardship facing women due to their lowly social status.
Hwang Jin Yi is the illegitimate child of a noble and Heon Keum, a noted musician gisaeng. The story centers on the four men in her life and her pursue in the art of dancing.
Runtime: 60 minutes
Hwang Jin Yi - Dong Yi (TV series) - Netflix
Dong Yi (Hangul: 동이; Hanja: 同伊) is a 2010 South Korean historical television drama series, starring Han Hyo-joo in the title role. About the love story between King Sukjong and Choi Suk-bin, it aired on MBC from 22 March to 12 October 2010 on Mondays and Tuesdays at 21:55 for 60 episodes. Dong Yi was a hit across Asia and recorded the highest ratings for Korean dramas on Japanese network NHK. It also recorded solid viewership ratings in the mid-20% to 30% range in South Korea, and Han won acting awards for her performance including “Daesang (Grand Prize)” at the MBC Drama Awards.
Hwang Jin Yi - Production - Netflix
Dong Yi was written by Kim Yi-young and directed by Lee Byung-hoon. Lee previously directed the hit 2003 period drama Jewel in the Palace. It was filmed at MBC Dramia located at Cheoin-gu, Yongin-si in Gyeonggi Province, where other historical dramas such as Moon Embracing the Sun, Jumong and Queen Seondeok were also filmed.
Hwang Jin Yi - References - Netflix