“What does it matter if you have mastered the secret method for courting? I’m envious you can convey your feelings candidly… You will definitely end up happy with that person since sincere feelings are very strong” -Hong Sam Nom-
Alternative Name: Moonlight Drawn by Clouds | 구르미 그린 달빛
Starring: Park Bo-Gum (朴宝剑) | Kim You-Jung (金裕贞) | Jin Young from B1A4 (郑振永) | Chae Soo-Bin (蔡秀彬) | Kwak Dong-Yeon (郭东延)
Audio Tracks: Dolby Digital 5.1 Korean / Mandarin
Subtitle: English | Chinese
Number of episodes: 18
Number of dics: 5 High Definition DVDs
Love in the Moonlight 云画的月光 Synopsis
Love in the Moonlight is a fusion fantasy sageuk youth romance about Crown Prince Lee Young (Park Bo-Gum) who falls in love with his eunuch Hong Sam Nom (Kim Yoo-Jung). Unbeknownst to him, Sam Nom is actually a woman Hong Ra On who’s forced to cross-dress as a man by her mom to protect herself. Beside fighting with his feeling, unable to express it to Sam Nom, he has to deal with political issues thrown by Prime Minister Kim & his ‘minions’ and arranged marriage to Jo Ha Yeon (Chae Soo Bin) set-up by King Soonjo. Prime Minister Kim’s grandson Kim Yoon Sung (Jin Young) isn’t afraid of expressing his feeling ever since he finds out she’s a woman while Crown Prince Lee Young’s loyal bodyguard Kim Byung Yeon (Kwak Dong-Yeon) secretly has been helping Chief Eunuch Han (Jang-Gwang) to protect Ra On. Crown Prince Lee Young’s & Ra On’s twisted fate & their forbidden love story is heartwrenchingly beautiful especially after Ra On’s dad’s past is unveiled.
It is a coming-of-age story and youth romance set during 19th-century Joseon Dynasty based on the novel Moonlight Drawn by Clouds which was first serialized on Naver in 2013 and consequently published as a five-part series of books in 2015. A domestic and overseas hit, Moonlight achieved peak audience rating of 23.3% in South Korea and received praise for its production, performances and music. The press referred to its popularity as “Moonlight Syndrome” as it topped topicality, content and brand reputation charts in and beyond its run.