The Fiery Priest is about Kim Hae Il (Kim Nam Gil) who is a priest with anger issues, Goo Dae Young (Kim Sung Kyun) who is a Gudam police detective, and Park Kyung Sun (Lee Ha Nui) who is a prosecutor. They join and work together to find the killer of a priest.
People commit a variety of ugly crimes these days. However, they forgive themselves by giving testimony every week. They believe that they can repent just by having a faith. But the truth is that they have faith to repeat the sins again and again without remorse. These people atone for their evil deeds just to feel comfortable and carefree. It is not about the victims who are suffering because of them.
They say every person is equal before the religions. But it is time to discriminate people who only uses them for their own interest. Screening if they are really good people, punishing if they deserve to be punished, and defending justice is needed for modern day religion. A priest with this sense of justice teams up with a detective and a prosecutor. They try to solve the mysterious death of an elderly priest and serve justice.
- Drama: The Fiery Priest (English title) / Hot Blooded Priest (literal title)
- Revised romanization: Yeolhyeolsaje
- Hangul: 열혈사제
- Director: Lee Myung-Woo
- Writer: Park Jae-Bum
- Network: SBS
- Episodes: 40
- Release Date: February 15 – April 20, 2019
- Runtime: Friday & Saturdays 22:00
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Kim Hae-Il (Kim Nam-Gil) is a Catholic priest. He makes spiteful remarks and he can be rude to others. Koo Dae-Young (Kim Sung-Kyun) is a detective. He talks a lot and he is also timid. Park Kyung-Sun (Lee Ha-Nee) is a prosecutor. She is smart and beautiful. She is also ambitious as a prosector and good at her job.
Catholic Priest Kim Hae-Il, Detective Koo Dae-Young and Prosecutor Park Kyung-Sun work together to solve a murder case involving a senior Catholic priest.
- The Fiery Priest Torrent Files is the first SBS drama series to air on Fridays and Saturdays at 22:00 and followed by “Nokdu Flower” on April 26, 2019.