The Great Merchant Kim Man-Duk TV Series Box Set (Deluxe Version) (6discs) °Å»ó ±è¸¸´ö
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Kang Byung-Taek, Kim Seong-Yungenre:
TV, Drama, Traditional, History, Businesssubtitle:
Dolby Digital 2.0release date:
Apr 27, 2011
Region Code: All, NTSC
Single Side Dual Layer
30 Episodes ( 6 Discs )
Rating for English Subtitles: Good
Also Known As
Merchant Kim Man-Deok
Colossus Kim Man Deok
Broadcast: March 6, 2010 ~ June 13, 2010
This drama depicts the life of Kim Man Deok, a woman born on Jeju Island who transcended her lowly status as a gisaeng as well as the restraints of her birthplace, considered at the time to be a remote place of exile, to become a successful female merchant in the Joseon Era. She later became a famous model of virtue and nobility when she donated all her assets to aid the residents of Jeju during a famine, saving countless lives.
"The Great Merchant" is based on the life of Kim Man Deok (1739-1812) - a wealthy merchant who sold her entire assets after a severe famine on Jeju Islands and donated 90% of the proceeds to help the starving people of Jeju Island. A memorial was created for Kim Man Deok on Jeju Island in 1978 and Jeju Island also presents a yearly Man-deok Award to two outstanding ladies that those those in need.