2008. South Korea. Written and directed by Yoo Ha. With Zo In-sung, Joo Jin-mo, Song Ji-hyo. In this spectacular epic about the lethal intertwining of power and passion, the thirty-first king of the Goryeo Dynasty (918–1392) is married to his queen but in love with his bodyguard, a brave and noble soldier. Yet in order to maintain his dynasty, the king must produce an heir.... In Korean; English subtitles. 133 min.
Screening as part of Yeonghwa: Korean Film Today
Trailer courtesy of the filmmaker
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