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21 Ratings

The Face Reader


Directed by Han Jae-rim
South Korea, 2013
Drama, History


Nae-Kyung, the son of a ruined noble family, goes all around Joseon and studies physiognomy. He is able to assess the personality, mental state and habits of a person by looking at someone’s face. Because of his abilities, he gets involved in a power struggle between Prince Sooyang and Kim Jong-Seo.

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The Face Reader Directed by Han Jae-rim

Awards & Festivals

Asian Film Awards

2014 | Nominee: Best Costume Designer

Grand Bell Awards (South Korea)

2013 | 3 wins including: Best Actor

2013 | 3 nominations including: Best Actor

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