TREE WITH DEEP ROOTS is a thrilling historical Korean TV Drama series about the power of the pen and the sword. Movie star Han Suk-Gyu plays Korea's greatest king, while superstar Jang Hyuk provides the action and romance as the swordsman seeking revenge and redemption amid a massive conspiracy in the court.
For years, King Lee Do (Han Suk-Gyu) has been working covertly on the creation of a Korean alphabet that would make literacy possible for commoners. As the alphabet nears completion, the scholars involved in the project begin to die one by one. Assigned to investigate the mystery, palace guard Chae-yoon (Jang Hyuk) links the serial killings to a secret society plotting to overthrow the throne. However, unbeknownst to all, Chae-yoon also has a secret motive of his own...
English subtitles by YA Entertainment.
Special Features include: Behind-the-scenes and more (61 min, with English Subtitles)
- Tree with Deep Roots won several industry awards in 2012:
48th Baeksang Arts Awards: Grand Prize + Best Screenplay
7th Seoul International Drama Awards: Grand Prize
SBS Drama Awards: Grand Prize + Actor of the Year (Han Suk Kyu)
... literally put me on the edge of my seat...
This drama is gorgeous... it has the look and feel of a big-budget film.
It s a hero story, a love story, a creation story, and an underdog story all wrapped into one beautifully shot, edited, and well-directed package.
(A) truly unforgettable viewing experience. --Dramabeans.com