SWORD AND FLOWER
Title : Sword and Flower / Knife and Flower / Blade and Petal
Genre: Historical, romance, action, melodrama
Director: Kim Yong Soo
Screenwriter: Kwon Min Soo (Mom is Pretty Too, When Spring Comes)
Broadcast network: KBS2, every Wednesday & Thursday 22:00
Broadcast period: 2013-Jul-03
Sets in Goguryo era, Moo Young is daughter of King Young Ryu of Goguryo.
She falls in love with Yun Choong, the son of Yun Gae So Moon, the man who killed her father.
Moo Young has to pick love or revenge.
When she goes out of palace with hiding her dignity, she meets the son-of-Yeon Gaesomun and falls love with him. Yeon Gaesomun is the political rival against the King as the biggest nobleman group boss.
Illegitimate son of Yeon Gaesomun, who is the highest powerful man in Goguryeo. He comes to Pyungyang, the capital city of Goguryeo (= Ancient nation that was located in north side of Korea), to meet his real father for the first time, but he is denied.
To earn political standing, he applies for palace guard position. Then, he becomes princess’ guard swordsman
He is the brave King of Goguryeo. He ever destroyed Su dynasty (=Ancient Chinese dynasty) which is constituted with millions of soldiers, but because he knows the scars of war, he tries to make peace with Tang dynasty (Succeeding dynasty of Su) instead of continuing the war.
He is a capable king who can comprise with enemy in case of necessity.
He is the leader of the high nobleman group in Goguryeo. With family’s wealth and army, he is overwhelming other nobleman group in Goguryeo. He insists to attack Tang dynasty , that’s why he’s in conflict with King Youngryu.
King Youngryu’s nephew , princess’ cousin. Though he is a good soldier and wise man, though he is the most adequate person to be the next king, his status is far from being-nominated-as- the King.
He is good at musical instrument as well as martial arts. He does not hide his feeling that he loves the princess.
Kim Ok Bin as Princess Moo Young
Uhm Tae Woong as Yun Choong
Chae Sang Woo as young Yun Choong
Kim Young Chul as King Young Ryu
Choi Min Soo as Yun Gae So Moon
Ohn Joo Wan as Jang, later King Bo Jang
Lee Jung Shin as Shi Woo
Park Soo Jin as Moo Sul
Geum Hwa Dan
Kim Sang Ho as So Sa Bun
Jo Jae Yoon as Boo Chi
Yoo Seung Mok as Sul Young
Kim Hyo Sun as Young Hae
People on King Young Ryu’s Side
Lee Min Ho as Crown Prince
Lee Dae Ro as Sun Hoe Young
Kim Joo Young as Hae Tae Soo
Jun Hyun as Tae Kyung
People on Yeon Gae So Moon’s Side
Goo Won as Ho Tae
Ahn Dae Yong as Yun Jung Ro
Lee Dae Yeon as Do Soo
Park Yoo Seung as Ohn Sa Moon
Joo Jin Mo as Yang Moon
Hyun Chul Ho as Yang Jin Wook
Moon Hyuk as Jin Goo
Bang Hyung Joo as Choon Myung
Yoon So Hee as Nang Ga
Photos : KBS