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  • TV-MA
  • 2015
  • 1 Season
  • 9.0  (44,784)

Persona is a 2018 Korean anthology series released on Netflix. It comprises four episodes, each centered around a different character and written and directed by a different filmmaker. The stories explore themes such as art, identity, relationships, and societal expectations.

The first episode, titled "Love Set", focuses on a tennis star named Yoon Ji-ho. She is portrayed by the singer and actress IU. Yoon Ji-ho struggles with the pressure of being a role model and living up to the expectations of her fans. Her world turns upside down when she meets a creative writer named Park Hae-soo, played by Bae Doona. The two strike up an unexpected friendship, but their relationship is complicated by their own issues and the scrutiny of the public eye.

The second episode, "Collector", centers around a woman named Jung Sun, a successful art curator played by Lee Ji-eun. Jung Sun is married to an artist, and her professional life revolves around selecting pieces for exhibitions. However, she becomes increasingly obsessed with collecting a particular artist's works, leading her down a dangerous path that puts her relationships and career at risk.

In the third episode, "Kiss Burn", a young woman named Se-jin, portrayed by Park Hae-soo, is dealing with a recent breakup. She seeks comfort in a stranger, played by Kim Tae-hoon, who she meets in a club. As they spend time together, Se-jin struggles with her own feelings of vulnerability and the expectations placed upon her as a woman in society.

The final episode, "Walking at Night", follows a high school student named Jin-ho, played by Gong Yoo. Jin-ho is a loner who enjoys spending time alone at night. One evening, he encounters an artist named Yoo Jin, played by Jung Yoo-mi. The two embark on a nighttime adventure, discussing art, life, and the meaning of existence.

Persona offers a diverse range of characters and perspectives, each bringing unique insights into the human experience. The show is visually stunning, with each episode featuring its own distinct style and color palette. The performances are also noteworthy, particularly those of the prominent actors like Gong Yoo, Bae Doona, and IU.

Overall, Persona is a thought-provoking and visually striking series that explores a wide range of human emotions and experiences. Its anthology format allows for a variety of stories and styles, making it a must-watch for fans of character-driven storytelling.

Persona is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (20 episodes). The series first aired on August 14, 2015.

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Episode 20
20. Episode 20
August 14, 2015
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Episode 19
19. Episode 19
August 14, 2015
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Episode 18
18. Episode 18
August 14, 2015
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Episode 17
17. Episode 17
August 14, 2015
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Episode 16
16. Episode 16
August 14, 2015
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Episode 15
15. Episode 15
August 14, 2015
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Episode 14
14. Episode 14
August 14, 2015
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Episode 13
13. Episode 13
August 14, 2015
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Episode 12
12. Episode 12
August 14, 2015
In the season finale, everyone grows desperate as foggy memories become clear. Agâh’s running out of options and his daughter’s life is threatened. Nevra’s out of moves against a corrupted system in her search for justice.
Episode 11
11. Episode 11
August 14, 2015
Nevra discovers the source of the notes left on the victim’s bodies while Ates receives a threat to discontinue his investigation efforts. Agâh’s forgetfulness causes him to make more mistakes as Firuz hones in on him as the main suspect.
Episode 10
10. Episode 10
August 14, 2015
Deva receives a gift from the Dog Killer. The relationship between Tolga and Firuz is strained. Nevra begins to doubt her victim, rattling a childhood memory that might break the case wide open. Agâh suffers an unbearable heartbreak.
Episode 9
9. Episode 9
August 14, 2015
A key person on Agâh’s hit list is spared after Agah learns that letting them live incurs more suffering than the relief of death. Nevra searches for a rape victim while Tolga and Firuz’s secrets are revealed.
Episode 8
8. Episode 8
August 14, 2015
The “Dog Killer'' becomes iconic and a nursing home patient threatens Agâh’s anonymity. Nevra learns the truth behind the Kombura fire cover-up but is left questioning who town officials are protecting in the case—and why.
Episode 7
7. Episode 7
August 14, 2015
Bodies—and clues—pile up as the residents of Kombura demand answers. In Instanbul, a suspect is apprehended in a murder, bringing victory for Firuz over Nevra. Agâh goes to great lengths to conceal his diagnosis from his daughter.
Episode 6
6. Episode 6
August 14, 2015
Time is running out for Nevra in Kombura. An unreliable confession complicates the case as another body is discovered—along with more messages to Nevra.
Episode 5
5. Episode 5
August 14, 2015
Nevra is accused of corruption and fights to remain on the case despite evidence linking her to the murders. Nevra finds that local police records reveal a very different story about the burned home in Kombura.
Episode 4
4. Episode 4
August 14, 2015
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.
Episode 3
3. Episode 3
August 14, 2015
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.
Episode 2
2. Episode 2
August 14, 2015
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.
Episode 1
1. Episode 1
August 14, 2015
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.
Where to Watch Persona
Persona is available for streaming on the website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Persona on demand at Amazon Prime and Netflix.
  • Premiere Date
    August 14, 2015
  • IMDB Rating
    9.0  (44,784)