Cruel Palace: War of Flowers

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Cruel Palace - War of Flowers
Cruel Palace - War of Flowers-poster.jpg
Promotional poster for Cruel Palace - War of Flowers
Also known as Blood Palace
Genre Historical, Drama, Romance
Written by Jung Ha-yeon
Directed by Noh Jong-chan
Kim Jae-hong
Starring Kim Hyun-joo
Lee Deok-hwa
Song Seon-mi
Jung Sung-mo
Jung Sung-woon
Kim Joo-young
ko Won-hee
Jun Tae-soo
Composer(s) Lee Ji-yong
Country of origin South Korea
Original language(s) Korean
No. of episodes 50
Production
Executive producer(s) Jo Joon-hyung
Producer(s) Shin Dong-ki
Go Jung-ho
Location(s) Korea
Cinematography Kim Gyeong-cheol
Editor(s) Kim Soo-jin
Jeon Hyun-jung
Kwon Eun-hee
Running time 60 minutes on Saturdays and Sundays at 20:45 (KST)
Production company(s) Dramahouse
Release
Original network jTBC
Picture format HDTV
Original release 23 March (2013-03-23) – 8 September 2013 (2013-09-08)
Chronology
Preceded by Childless Comfort
Followed by The Firstborn
External links
Website drama.jtbc.co.kr/bloodpalace/
Korean name
Hangul 궁중잔혹사 – 꽃들의 전쟁
Revised Romanization Gungjungjanhoksa - Ggotdeul-ui
Jeonjaeng
McCune–Reischauer Kungjungjanhoksa - Kkottŭlŭi
Chŏnjaeng

Cruel Palace - War of Flowers (Hangul궁중잔혹사 – 꽃들의 전쟁; RRGungjungjanhoksa - Ggotdeul-ui Jeonjaeng) is a 2013 South Korean historical television series starring Kim Hyun-joo,[1] Lee Deok-hwa, Song Seon-mi, Jung Sung-mo, Jung Sung-woon, Kim Joo-young, ko Won-hee, and Jun Tae-soo. It aired on jTBC from March 23 to September 8, 2013 on Saturdays and Sundays at 20:45 for 50 episodes.

Kim Hyun-joo was nominated for Excellence Award, Actress at the 2013 APAN Star Awards.

Plot[edit]

"War of Flowers" depicts a cruel hidden story within the royal court. Royal concubine Soyong Jo wants to make her son the king. In order to accomplish her goal, she holds the hand of Kim Ja-jeom and uses King Injo. She also attempts to get rid of Crown Prince Sohyeon

Cast[edit]

Ratings[edit]

In the table below, the blue numbers represent the lowest ratings and the red numbers represent the highest ratings.

Episode Nationwide(%)
01 2.5
02 2.0
03 1.8
04 2.1
05 2.4
06 2.6
07 2.1
08 2.8
09 2.0
10 2.8
11 1.8
12 2.3
13 2.1
14 2.4
15 1.9
16 2.5
17 1.8
18 1.9
19 1.7
20 2.1
21 1.9
22 1.8
23 2.1
24 2.1
25 1.6
26 2.0
27 1.9
28 2.0
29 1.7
30 1.8
31 1.8
32 2.3
33 1.9
34 2.4
35 2.6
36 3.1
37 1.9
38 2.9
39 1.9
40 2.1
41 1.8
42 2.2
43 2.0
44 2.5
45 2.3
46 3.1
47 2.4
48 3.7
49 3.0
50 4.3

Note: This drama airs on a cable channel/pay TV which has a relatively small audience compared to free-to-air TV/public broadcasters (KBS, SBS, MBC & EBS).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lee, So-dam (5 March 2013). "JTBC drama Cruel Palace - War of Flowers reveals photos of female lead Kim Hyun Joo". Korea Star Daily via Yahoo!. Archived from the original on 17 June 2013. Retrieved 2013-03-23. 
  2. ^ Lee, Jin-ho; Erika Kim (translation) (20 March 2013). "Jun Tae Su Makes His Return Following Assault Incident Through Cruel Palace". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 2013-04-17. 
  3. ^ Choi, Eun-hwa; Erika Kim (translation) (26 March 2013). "Jun Tae Su Injured While Shooting Cruel Palace". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 2013-04-17. 

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