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Jumongmickyarba 2008-12-14 00:49
Jumong was the very first Korean historical drama to depict the Goguryeo period (BC37~668). The production cost approximately 3 billion won, and was loved by many viewers. The excellent performances by the actors made the program quite popular, and as a result the ratings shot up. The drama’s filming location attracts more than 5000 tourists daily.
Jumong is a collaborative piece, written by Jung Hyung-Su of “Damo” Choi Wan-Gyu of "Heojun” and “Sangdo,” attracting much interest from the very beginning of its production. These two writers are known as the ‘dream team’ of historical dramas in Korea. Also, the cast appeals to all ages. Song Il-Kook and Han Hye-Jin are popular among the younger generation, and Jeon Gwang-Ryeol and Oh Yeon-Su are loved by the older generation. This well-mixed cast allows Jumong to reach a wide range of viewers.
Director: Lee Ju-Hwan, Kim Geun-Hong
Writers: Choi Wan-Gyu, Jung Hyung Soo
Cast: Song Il-Kook, Han Hye-Jin, Kim Seung-Su, Jeon Gwang-Ryeol, Oh Yeon-Su
Air Time: May 15, 2006 / Mondays & Tuesdays at 9:55 PM
Homepage: http://www.imbc.com/broad/tv/drama/jumong/index.html (Korean)
Gojoseon (BC2333~BC108) was conquered by China, after which the very first nation state Goguryeo was established (BC 37). The drama begins with the fall of Gojoseon. After losing their country, the people disperse. The migrants who have lost their country aimlessly roam around and live under Chinese rule. However, the tribal nations cannot accept the migrants because of pressure from China. During this upheaval, the young hero, Haemosu of Gojoseon creates an army to fight against China. But he is defeated by Cheolgigun (military soldiers who arm themselves with ironclad weapons), and disappears.
After his disappearance, Yuhwa finds she is carrying his child, a son, but becomes a royal concubine of Emperor Geumwa while she’s pregnant. Jumong grows up in the palace believing Geumwa is his father. However, his secret birth and the hostility from his half-brothers drive Jumong out of Buyeogung Palace. This drama is about Jumong’s journey after leaving the palace to establish a new nation.
#1hadirj 2008-12-14 01:56It was a fantastic drama, I love it so much ^_^
#2Jumong 2008-12-15 23:35Thx To Micky For His Good Information..Jumong Or The Prince Of Legend Was One Of the Best Korean Drama I have Ever watched ..This Tv Series Broadcasted On Many Tv Channles Around the World And Its Just Broadcasting In Iran.Not Only Me But Many People In Iran Love The Drama.
#3ApriL 2008-12-16 17:42ohhhhhhhhhhh~~ my lover^^
#4Jumong 2008-12-17 23:12Do you Also Like Jumong April?I Really like it..Which Charachter did you like When you Were Watching The Drama April?
#5fantasyfan 2009-01-03 15:31Jumong: Thx To Micky For His Good Information..Jumong Or The Prince Of Legend Was One Of the Best Korean Drama I have Ever watched ..This Tv Series BroadcasteHey! I didnt know you got your name from a real show. I have not seen this show but you must really like it.
#6Jumong 2009-01-03 15:35Yeahhhh..I Really Like It..If I were you i Would Watch this One too..Thats A cool Drama...Specially Soong Il Gook ..The Main Actor..youd really like HIm
#7drewster411 2009-01-14 13:08Yeah, Jumong is one of the best dramas I’ve seen in a long time…the best ever!...if u liked Jumong, check out the Emperor of the sea, that’s not bad either and the sound track is incredible…why the most of the K dramas has to be so sad…ah
#8chefsano 2009-01-30 13:09wow same actor in the emperor of the sea. i love this drama. it was aired in the philippine tv also. and i spent nights just to watch this drama
#9tsebunjax 2009-04-17 21:19I AM GOING TO WATCH THIS....
#10verelle 2009-04-22 17:18i also appreciated this drama...we even bought a CD and watched it continously..
..it was a very very nice drama......... :)
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#11mahdi2009 2009-06-28 03:45The Best history korean Drama
I LOVE SONG IL GUK