The Face Reader (Gwansang)

Nae-kyeong is the greatest face reader Joseon has ever known. He can see through people by looking at their faces. He lives with his son Jin-hyeong and his brother-in-law Paeng-heon in the mountains. After alluring courtesan Yeon-hong proposes an offer, he moves to Hanyang to read faces in the courtesan house. Nae-kyeong quickly becomes the "go-to face reader" in town and even Vice Premier KIM Jong-seo hears about the new face reader. He appoints Nae-kyeong to government's Inspection Board. During his inspection, Nae-kyeong finds out about Prince Su-yang's plan to take the throne of his nephew. He decides to change the destiny of the country by changing what's written on Su-yang's face.

- Synopsis provided by CinemaSource

Credits

Director:

  • Jae-rim Han

Cast:

  • Song Kang-ho
  • Lee Jung-jae
  • Baek Yun-shick
  • Cho Jung-seok
  • Lee Jong-suk
  • Kim Hye-soo

Writer:

  • Kim Dong-Hyuk

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