Hwang Jin Yi, a famous 16th century Gisaeng, is the most legendary courtesan of the Joseon Dynasty. She was noted for her exceptional beauty, charming quick-wit and extraordinary intellect.
The movie sheds new light on the life of Hwang Jin Yi, who made her art blossom even when her love was put to test. It also depicts the tragic life of Hwang who faces hardship due to her social status.
A simple teenager Su-ho and the popular pretty Su-Eun start dating.
Their young love is the object of much jealousy from other students, but for Su-ho and Su-Eun, their love just seems splendid and eternal.
However, Su-ho finds out something tragic about the girl he loves.