The Sword With No Name

The Sword With No Name


Total votes: 646

Director: Kim Yong Kyoon

Screenwriter: Lee Sook Yun

Release Date: Sep 24, 2009

Duration: 2 hr. 4 min.

Year: 2009

Country: South Korea

Native Title: 불꽃처럼 나비처럼

Content Rating: 15+ – Teens 15 or older

Alternative Titles: Bulkkotcheoreom Nabicheoreom, Like A Flame, Like a Butterfly

Genre: Action, Drama, Historical, Melodrama, Romance


Mu Myeong is a Joseon dynasty headhunter who meets and falls in love with lady Ja Yeong who will become the future Empress Myeong Seong. A few years later, Ja Yeong enters the royal palace to marry King Go Jong. Mu Myeong still has feelings for Ja Yeong and in an attempt to get closer to her becomes her personal bodyguard.
Ja Yeong, now the Queen of Joseon, becomes involved in apower struggle with Russia and Japan who are attempting to colonize Korea. Furthermore, King Go jong’s father, who wields true power in Joseon, works with the foreign interests which causes Ja Yeong to stand up to him and the foreign diplomats. The king’s father then gives his implicit approval for the Japanese to criminalate Queen Je Yeong. Mu Myeong must now fend off these threats to protect the woman he loves.


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