Too Beautiful to Lie is a South Korean romantic comedy that deals with the relationship between a naive town pharmacist and a beautiful ex-scammer who is at large.
Ju Yeong-ju (Kim Ha-neul) is a nice and beautiful young woman with an innocent smile who handles dazzling conversations. She is also a professional con artist who was in jail for fraud, but she convinced her evaluating court to grant her probation to attend her older sister's wedding. After being released, she boards a train to Busan and brings a handmade wooden swan with her as a wedding gift. On the train, she sits across from a village pharmacist named Hee Cheol, who practices proposing to his girlfriend, with the heirloom ring from his late mother's family. Yeong-ju witnesses a pickpocket stealing Hee Cheol's ring, and out of fear of becoming a suspect and losing her parole, she manages to retrieve the ring from her without taking any precautions when getting off the train. Yeong-ju forgets her wallet on the train and after retrieving her ring, he tries to take the train back, but she can't.
Determined to search for her bag, she tracks down Hee Cheol and arrives in her hometown, Yonggang Village. But the situation gets complicated when her family members mistakenly mistake her for Hee Cheol's fiancée and things get worse when he returns to her house and discovers her imposter. This will turn into an adventure where Yeong-ju will do everything to recover her beloved bag which carries the swan inside of it.
Meanwhile, our poor Hee-chul returns home without proposing to his girl for lack of a ring, and discovers that his family, in fact, the whole town is blaming him. for abandoning an innocent woman. Surprise! Surprise!
Now the duel between lies and truth. The female who becomes the pharmacist's fiancee in town compared to the pharmacist is framed for refusing a woman who is faithful.
Kim Ha-neul ... Ju Yeong-ju
Kang Dong-won ... Choi Hee-cheol
Song Jae-ho ... Hee-cheol's father
Kim Ji-young ... Hee-cheol's grandma
Ku Hye-ryung ... Hee-cheol's aunt
Lee Chun-hee ... Youg-deok
Nam Soo-jung ...Hee-cheol's aunt
Lee Ju-seok ... Doctor
Lee Young-eun ... Soo-mi
Im Ha-ryong ... Hee-cheol's uncle
Myeong Ji-yeon ... Hwa-sook