Hae Rim, a woman in her mid-30s, is hired from a hospital as an assistant nurse and is appointed to the VIP ward, looking after rich patients.
Among her patients is an elderly mogul named Kim Cheol Oh, who is also one of the hospital’s biggest benefactors. Cheol Ho is in a state that should have been already fatal; however, due to his spoiled and greedy son, Sang Woo, who wants to continue living off of his father’s money, he is kept alive largely through a series of heart transplants.
Eventually, a comatose woman named Jang Mi Na is abandoned in the hospital and Sang Woo pays Hae Rim to discover her relatives, in order to sign an organ donation consent form.
She agrees because to the money promised and she begins delving into the woman’s past, eventually revealing a number of onerous incidents in her life.
Shin Su Won used one of the latest trends in Korean cinema, the depiction of institutions as corrupt and dangerous places, which additionally mirrors the corruption of the government and its various authorities, and the effect that fact has on common people. Moreover, through the tragic story of Mi Na, she presents a genuine anti-heroine, whose torments seem as much a result of her social environment as of her own character.
Seo Young Hee is wonderful as Hae Rim; nevertheless, the one who actually steals the show is Kwon So Hyun, who is sublime in the title role.