Persona (TV series)

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Persona 2019.jpg
Promotional poster
GenreAnthology series
Created byYoon Jong-shin
Written by
Directed by
  • Lee Kyoung-mi
  • Yim Pil-sung
  • Jeon Go-woon
  • Kim Jong-kwan
StarringLee Ji-eun
Country of originSouth Korea
Original language(s)Korean
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes4
Running time19–27 minutes
Production company(s)
Original networkNetflix
Original releaseApril 11, 2019 (2019-04-11)

Persona (Korean페르소나; RRPereusona) is a South Korean anthology series starring Lee Ji-eun. “Persona" contains 4 separate stories and each story is directed by a different director.[1] The series was originally set to be released on Netflix on April 5, 2019[2][3] but the release was postponed to April 11 out of respect for the victims of the Gangwon Province Fire.[4][5]


The series is separated into four segments: Love Set, Collector, Kiss Burn and Walking at Night.



Love Set segment[edit]

Collector segment[edit]

  • Park Hae-soo as Baek Jeong-u
  • Bae So-young as Ji-soo
  • Jo Hyuk-sub as Ji-soo's boyfriend
  • Andrew Royce Beasley as Eun's foreign friend
  • Mario Leon Adrion as Eun's foreign friend

Kiss Burn segment[edit]

  • Shim Dal-gi as Hye-bok
  • Lee Sung-wook as Jung-geun

Walking at Night segment[edit]

  • Jung Joon-won as K


No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
1"Love Set"Lee Kyoung-miLee Kyoung-miApril 11, 2019 (2019-04-11)
2"Collector"Yim Pil-sungYim Pil-sungApril 11, 2019 (2019-04-11)
3"Kiss Burn"Jeon Go-woonJeon Go-woonApril 11, 2019 (2019-04-11)
4"Walking at Night"Kim Jong-kwanKim Jong-kwanApril 11, 2019 (2019-04-11)


  1. ^ Dela Paz, Maggie (March 13, 2019). "K-Pop Star IU to Lead Netflix's Korean Anthology Film Series Persona". Retrieved March 23, 2019.
  2. ^ Kim, Hye-soo (November 7, 2018). "IU teases movie 'Persona'". Kpop Herald. Herald Corporation. Retrieved March 23, 2019.
  3. ^ Dong, Sun-hwa (September 14, 2018). "Singer IU to star in four short films". The Korea Times. Retrieved March 23, 2019.
  4. ^ Cho, Hyun-joo (April 5, 2019). "넷플릭스, 아이유 '페르소나' 공개 연기..."국가재난 상태"". YTN (in Korean). Naver. Retrieved April 5, 2019.
  5. ^ MacDonald, Joan (April 8, 2019). "National Tragedy Delays Netflix Debut Of IU's Film 'Persona'". Forbes. Retrieved April 9, 2019.
  6. ^ Park, Jin-hai (March 27, 2019). "K-pop singer IU to make film debut through Netflix". The Korea Times. Retrieved March 29, 2019.

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