A Korean woman who was raised by a Japanese couple becomes a known surgeon. While doing her work as a medical practitioner, she also works as an intelligence agent for the Provisional Government of Korea that is based in Shanghai and meets the leader of a secret society that is fighting for Korean independence.
- Drama Title: Different Dreams
- Other Titles: Lee Mong
- Genre: Historical, Melodrama
- Director: Yoon Sang-ho
- Writer: Jo Kyu-won
- No. of Episodes: 40
- Broadcast Period: May 4 to July 6, 2019
- Time Slot: Saturdays @ 21:00 Korean Standard Time
- Running Time: 30 minutes
- TV Network: MBC (terrestrial)
- Production Company(s): Yimong Studio Culture Company
- Preceded by: Love in Sadness
- Followed by:
Cast & Characters
Lee Yo-won as Lee Young-jin, a Korean doctor during the Japanese colonial rule. She lost both of her parents during the war, but was found by a Japanese man named Hiroshi and raised her as his own. She becomes the first female Korean doctor to return to Joseon. She has also studied in a prestigious hospital in Shanghai. Because of her curiosity and her love for her own country, she becomes an intelligent agent for the provisional government of Korea.
Yoo Ji-tae as Kim Won-bong, the leader of the uprising. He is a man who is not afraid to stand for his country. Not a lot of people know his real name, but everyone calls him ‘Uibaek.’ While he is a strict leader, he is grounded on what he is fighting for.
Im Joo-hwan as Fukuda, a Japanese prosecutor working in the Ministry of Justice. He is from an elite family, but dislikes seeing discrimination among Japanese and Koreans.
Nam Gyu-ri as Miki, a jazz club singer. She is popular among men in Gyeongsong, and is the only daughter of a late Japanese official. She was able to study in the US and is well-versed in Western culture. She is friends with Young-jin and Fukuda.
Lee Hae-young as Hiroshi, the adoptive father of Lee Young-jin and a military police chief.
Lee Young-sook as Kim Hyun-ok, the house help of Hiroshi’s family.
Kim Tae-woo as Yoo Tae-joon, Lee Young-jin’s senior. After a political incident, he escapes to Manchuria to help war victims.
Yoon Ji-hye as Esther, a female physician from Joseon who is like a sister to Young-jin.
Kim Nam-ok as Jo Bok-rae, a member of the Uiyeoldan.
Baek Seung-hwan as Majar, a bomb engineer who disguises to join the medical troupe.
Park Ha-na as Cha Jeong-im, a designer at Hyehwa Cosmetics.
Lee Kyu-ho as Yoo Se-joo, Won-bong’s childhood friend.
Heo Ji-won as Park Hyuk, a member of the Uiyeoldan.
Kim Joo-young as Kim Seung-jin, a station man who crossed Mount Baekdu.
Jeon Jin-ki as Oda, Fukuda’s boss.
Seol Jeong-hwan as Maru, Hiroshi’s soldier.
Ahn Shin-woo as Kenta, director of the Ministry of Security.
Yoo Sang-jae as Roku, a special agent assigned in Shanghai.
Heo Sang-tae as Matsuura, a Japanese police officer.
Kang Pil-sun as Daiki, Matsuura’s junior.
Lee Kyu-yeob as Matsuda, member of the 1st Unit.
Yoon Jun-seong as Kimura, member of the 1st Unit.
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