My Country: The New Age

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My Country: The New Age
My Country-The New Age.jpg
Promotional poster
Hangul나의 나라
Genre
Written byChae Seung-dae
Directed byKim Jin-won
Starring
Country of originSouth Korea
Original language(s)Korean
No. of episodes16
Production
Executive producer(s)Oh Hwan-min
Producer(s)
  • Park Woo-lam
  • Kim Ji-woo
Running time70 minutes
Production company(s)
DistributorJTBC
Release
Original networkJTBC, Netflix
Picture format1080i (HDTV)
Audio formatDolby Digital
Original releaseOctober 4, 2019 (2019-10-04)
External links
Website

My Country: The New Age[1] (Korean나의 나라; RRNaui Nara; lit. My Country) is a South Korean television series starring Yang Se-jong, Woo Do-hwan, Kim Seol-hyun and Jang Hyuk. It premiered on October 4, 2019 on JTBC and Netflix airing at 22:50 KST.[2][3][4]

Synopsis[edit]

During the transitional period between the end of the Goryeo dynasty and the beginning of the Joseon dynasty, two friends become enemies following a misunderstanding. They try to protect their country, and the people they love, their own way.

Cast[edit]

Main[edit]

A warrior who is the son of a famous swordsman who was framed and put to death.
An ambitious military officer who is the illegitimate son of a high-ranking official.
An intelligent and outspoken woman raised by kisaengs in Ihwaru.
A prince who helps his father overthrow the Goryeo dynasty but is not recognized for his contributions.

Supporting[edit]

People in the Palace[edit]

People around Seo Hwi[edit]

  • Yu Oh-seong as Seo Geom, Seo Hwi's father
  • Cho Yi-hyun as Seo Yeon, Seo Hwi's sister
  • Ji Seung-hyun as Park Chi-do, lieutenant who used to work under Seo Geom
  • Lee Yoo-joon as Jung-beom, soldier who fought alongside Seo Hwi in the army
  • In Gyo-jin as Park Moon-bok, soldier who worked as a medic in the army

People in Ihwaru[edit]

  • Jang Young-nam as Seo Seol, owner of Ihwaru
  • Hong Ji-yoon as Hwa-wol, kisaeng who worked in Ihwaru
  • Jang Do-ha as Gyeol, security guard of Ihwaru

Others[edit]

  • Kim Seo-kyung as Cheon-ga, Lee Bang-won's subordinate
  • Kim Jae-young as Tae Ryeong, Lee Bang-won's subordinate
  • Kim Dong-won as Hwang Sung-rok, an ex-soldier who is working for Nam Sun-ho

Original soundtrack[edit]

My Country: The New Age OST
Soundtrack album by
Various artists
Recorded2019
GenreSoundtrack
Language
Label

Part 1[edit]

Released on October 19, 2019 (2019-10-19)
No.TitleLyricsMusicArtistLength
1."Because It's You" (그건 너이니까)Kwon Young-chanKwon Young-chanJung Seung-hwan4:14
2."Wild Road"Kim Jae-heeHee Jang-nam, Choi Cheol-ho, Yoo Young-joonKim Jae-hee4:19
3."Remember (Feat. Seoho)"SEAGATE DJ, BlueOceanChoi Cheol-ho, SEAGATE DJ, BlueOcean, Hee Jang-namU-mb5, SEAGATE DJ3:54
4."Because It's You (Inst)"   4:14

Part 2[edit]

Released on November 2, 2019 (2019-11-02)
No.TitleArtistLength
1."You are standing on the scene of memory" (기억의 풍경 위에 그대가 서 있다)Ock Joo-hyun4:35
2."You are standing on the scene of memory (Inst)" (기억의 풍경 위에 그대가 서 있다) 4:35

Part 3[edit]

Released on November 8, 2019 (2019-11-08)
No.TitleArtistLength
1."Bird"Purple Rain3:24
2."Farewell" (이별)Seoho5:10
3."Bird (Inst)" 3:24
4."Farewell (Inst)" (이별) 5:10

Ratings[edit]

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

Ep. Original broadcast date Average audience share
AGB Nielsen[10]
Nationwide Seoul
1 October 4, 2019 3.512% 3.777%
2 October 5, 2019 3.846% 3.983%
3 October 11, 2019 3.759% 3.910%
4 October 12, 2019 4.839% 4.999%
5 October 18, 2019 4.209% 4.252%
6 October 19, 2019 4.989% 5.239%
7 October 25, 2019 4.704% 4.662%
8 October 26, 2019 4.873% 5.239%
9 November 1, 2019 4.594% 4.692%
10 November 2, 2019 4.874% 4.483%
11 November 8, 2019 4.412% 4.706%
12 November 9, 2019 4.761% 4.844%
13 November 15, 2019 3.623% 3.837%
14 November 16, 2019 4.283% 4.307%
15 November 22, 2019 3.900% 4.157%
16 November 23, 2019
Average % %
  • This drama airs on a cable channel/pay TV which normally has a relatively smaller audience compared to free-to-air TV/public broadcasters (KBS, SBS, MBC and EBS).

References[edit]

  1. ^ My Country: The New Age, Official Teaser, Netflix. YouTube (in Korean). The Swoon (Netflix). Retrieved September 21, 2019.
  2. ^ "A familiar story, from a new perspective". Korea JoongAng Daily. October 3, 2019.
  3. ^ "Seol-hyun's Upcoming Series to Reach Global Audience Via Netflix". The Chosun Ilbo. October 3, 2019.
  4. ^ "Seolhyun stuck in between 2 handsome men in new drama". JTBC Plus. October 3, 2019.
  5. ^ Lee, Min-ji (December 18, 2018). "나의 나라' 양세종 출연확정, 불의와 타협하지 않는 무사役(공식입장)". Newsen (in Korean). Retrieved April 23, 2019.
  6. ^ Lee, Seung-gil (December 20, 2018). "우도환, 차기작은 사극 '나의 나라'…양세종과 호흡 [공식]". My Daily (in Korean). Naver. Retrieved April 23, 2019.
  7. ^ Park, Gwi-im (February 20, 2019). "설현, 사극 '나의 나라' 출연 확정…양세종X우도환 호흡 [공식]". TV Report (in Korean). Naver. Retrieved April 23, 2019.
  8. ^ Lim, Chang-won (February 20, 2019). "Girl band AOA's Seolhyun stars in cable TV's historical period drama". Aju Business Daily. Retrieved April 23, 2019.
  9. ^ Lee, Jung-hyun (February 21, 2019). "장혁, JTBC 사극 '나의 나라'서 이방원 변신". Yonhap News (in Korean). Naver. Retrieved April 23, 2019.
  10. ^ "Nielsen Korea". AGB Nielsen Media Research (in Korean).

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