Jewel in the Palace

Jewel in the Palace

Starring Lee Young Ae, it tells the tale of an orphaned kitchen cook who went on to become the king's first female physician. In a time when women held little influence in society, young apprentice cook Jang Geum strives to learn the secrets of Korean cooking and medicine in order to cure the King of his various ailments. It is based on the true story of Jang-geum, the first female royal physician of the Joseon Dynasty. The main themes are her perseverance and the portrayal of traditional Korean culture, including Korean royal court cuisine and traditional medicine.


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Crew: Lee Byoung Hoon, Jung-hyeon Jo, Se-Hyeon Im, Kim Young-hyun, Lee Byoung Hoon

Country: KR

Studio: MBC

Runtime: 80:60 minutes

Quality: HD

First air date: Sep 15, 2003

Last air date: Mar 23, 2004

Episode: 54 Episode

Season: 1 Season

IMDb: 2.469