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Arthdal Chronicles (2019)
 8.4
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Arthdal Chronicles (2019)
Original name: 아스달 연대기
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 80 min.
TV show
Story: In a mythical land called Arth, the inhabitants of the ancient city of Arthdal and its surrounding regions vie for power as they build a new society.
Style: political, epic, enigmatic, suspense, tense, psychological, political drama
Plot: prophecy, fictional country, rise to power, romance, invasion, leader, politics, secret, culture clash, warlord, hidden identity, tribe, reincarnation, curse, native, archery, genocide, twins, fantasy world, dark fantasy, survival, dancing, vengeance, torture, slave trade ...
Time: ancient world, prehistoric times, prehistory, prehistoric
Place: korea

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TV show
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TV show
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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