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Damo - The Undercover Lady Detective: MBC TV Drama (Region-All / 7 DVD Set)
Damo - The Undercover Lady Detective: MBC TV Drama (Region-All / 7 DVD Set)
Damo - The Undercover Lady Detective: MBC TV Drama (Region-All / 7 DVD Set)
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Product Description
Korean title: Damo
Starring: Lee Seo-Jin, Ha Ji-Won, Kim Min-Jun
Director: Lee Jae-Kyu
Studio: Yes Asia / MBC TV
Rating: 15+
Genre: Drama(TV)


About this DVD


The MBC's blockbuster TV series "Da Mo" starring K-actress Ha Ji-won, who played in smash hit K-film "The Phone", has finally arrived! The story took place in South Korea in the 16th century, females working as servants for the royalty were given investigation authority to probe into cases. These authorized female detectives were given the identity "Da Mo". They struggled to solve lots of puzzling cases in the tangled class system and devoted their work to the imperial court.

Chae Oak (Ha Ji won) is one of the "Da Mo", who excels in martial arts and swords. Working for the talented and successful agent Hwang-Bo Yoon (Lee Seo Jin), Chae Oak faces obstacles in her investigations due to colleagues' jealousy and power struggles.

A Korean drama on an unprecedented scale, Damo tells a tale of love, conspiracy, loyalty, and honor. Taking place in Korea during the 17th century, the story focuses on the destinies of three central characters. Damo sets a new standard with dazzling special effects, breathtaking cinematography, and mystical martial art scenes.

A case of counterfeiting money troubles the Police Bureau of Hansung, the old capital city of Korea. Jang Chae-Ohk (Ha Ji-Won), a young lady police detective, is sent by Commander Hwangbo Yoon (Lee Seo-Jin) to investigate the case. However, what appears to be a small case of counterfeiting turns out to be a much larger national conspiracy. Soon, Chae-Ohk finds herself faced with an insurrection lead by the very charismatic, Jang Sung-Baek (Kim Min-Joon).

A man of the law, Commander Hwangbo Yoon is set on clearing the government of corruption. A man of the people, J ang Sung-Baek focuses only on tearing down social hierarchy and creating a world of equality. Amid a whirlwind of evil much larger than anyone could have imagined, Chae-Ohk must fulfill her destiny and become the legendary lady detective - Damo!

Jang Chae-Ohk (Ha Ji-Won)

Undercover "Damo." Chae-Ohk learned sword fighting when she was a little girl. She is virtually unbeatable and a great asset to the law enforcement establishment. She has learned much from nature having been raised in the mountains. Straightforward and honest, she cannot stand other people's lies and dirty deeds. Despite her bravery and resolve, she finds herself falling for Sung-Baek. Tragically, she must try to arrest and punish Sung-Baek, not fall in love with him.

Hwangbo Yoon (Lee Seo-Jin)

Police commander. His mother was the mistress to an honorable man. Hardworking and diligent, he is lonely and does not easily show his feelings. He is very loyal to the government and adores his country people like his own family. His rivals become jealous of him as he is quickly promoted up through the ranks. He loves Chae-Ohk with all his heart.

Jang Sung-Baek (Kim Min-Joon)

Leader of a rebel gang. Jang Sung-Baek is famous for his swordsmanship. Adopted by lepers, he leaves home at age 15 and trains himself to use a sword. He leads a group to protest against a social class system that is unfair and unjust. He has a hard time seeing other peoples' points of view. He must choose between love and duty to his cause.

 

Audio Format: DD 2.0 Stereo 
Video Format: Widescreen 1.85:1 
Languages: Korean 
Subtitles: English 
Country Made: Korea 
Region Code: All
Year Made: 2003
Running Time: 900  
Special Features: --- Each Limited Edition Damo box set comes with a Reference Guide providing episode-by-episode reference information about relevant aspects of Korean culture and significant story background elements to help viewers thoroughly understand the storyline and action. 
--- The Reference Guide also contains short introductions for all 17 lead characters in Damo.
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