Hyun-Jung (Kim Hye-Soo, THE THIEVES, THE FACE READER) has risen through the ranks of an elite organized criminal group, and now sits second in command. However her rise to power has come at a cost, her relationship with her son. When he returns from abroad now a young man, Hyun-Jung has high hopes for starting anew.
At the same time, her personal enforcer Sang-hoon (Lee Sun-Kyun, A HARD DAY) begins to find himself in a bit of trouble as he plays both sides of the fence, and his unrequited love for Hyun-Jung becomes increasingly apparent. As a war begins to brew with a rival faction, and the seeds of betrayal burgeon in her own ranks; Hyun-Jung’s plans for the future and possibly even her life may be in peril….
A taut crime thriller with a perfect blend of action and drama, A SPECIAL LADY showcases the best of Kim Hye-Soo who shines in one of the most bad-ass roles of her career.
Synopsis written by: Anna Page