In this scene, Hong Ra On (played by Kim Yoo Jung) sheds her male disguise to perform in a gisaeng’s stead in order to help the Crown Prince Lee Young (played by Park Bo Gum). The gisaeng was threatened by Lee Young’s enemy and she disappeared before the royal banquet. Because Hong Ra On must hide her identity and gender, she hides her face, but her eyes as well as her movements captivate Lee Young as well as the viewers.
Kim Yoo Jung has mostly shown a coarse and rambunctious image because of her character who is a female forced to live her life pretending to be a male. In this scene, however, of episode four, the actress shows the delicate and feminine side of her character with gentle moves and emotive eyes.
You can also watch the scene below:
The actress practiced two months for this scene with dance director Yoon Mi Young and the director expressed much satisfaction for the scene as well as Kim Yoo Jung’s dancing.
You can watch a clip of Kim Yoo Jung practicing below, shared by her agency.
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