Persona (TV series)
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|Created by||Yoon Jong-shin|
|Country of origin||South Korea|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||4|
|Running time||19–27 minutes|
|Original release||April 11, 2019|
Persona (Korean: 페르소나; RR: Pereusona) is a South Korean anthology streaming television series starring Lee Ji-eun. It contains separate stories each directed by a different director. The first season was released on April 11, 2019.
The series is separated into four segments: Love Set, Collector, Kiss Burn and Walking at Night.
- Park Hae-soo as Baek Jeong-u
- Jung Ki-hoon as Eun's yoga friend
- Bae So-young as Ji-soo
- Jo Hyun-sub as Ji-soo's boyfriend
- Andrew Royce Beasley as Eun's foreign friend
- Mario Leon Adrion as Eun's foreign friend
- Shim Dal-gi as Hye-bok
- Lee Sung-wook as Jung-geun
"Walking at Night"
- Jung Joon-won as K
Season 1 (2019)
|Title||Directed by||Written by||Original air date|
|1||1||"Love Set"||Lee Kyoung-mi||Lee Kyoung-mi||April 11, 2019|
|Two women get entangled in an intense battle of wills on the tennis court and try to pummel one another, but the stakes are higher than they realize.|
|2||2||"Collector"||Yim Pil-sung||Yim Pil-sung||April 11, 2019|
|A befuddled man wants to know why a woman he’s seeing disappeared to go traveling with her male friends -- but she demands a gesture of true love.|
|3||3||"Kiss Burn"||Jeon Go-woon||Jeon Go-woon||April 11, 2019|
|As she listens to her friend’s tale about how the marks on her face are from making out with a guy, the two of them inadvertently cause a mishap.|
|4||4||"Walking at Night"||Kim Jong-kwan||Kim Jong-kwan||April 11, 2019|
|A man and a woman take an evening stroll together and ruminate about dreams and their various past moments spent together -- as well as death.|
Mystic Story revealed on October 23, 2019 that they had decided to temporarily suspend the production of the second season as Sulli, who was cast as the main lead, was in the midst of filming the second out of five planned episodes for the series when she died.
Persona was the sixth most popular program on Netflix in Korea in 2019.
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