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Watch : ‘The King’ New Korean Crime Thriller Starring Jo In-sung and Jung Woo-Sung

21 hours ago

The King is the fourth directorial outing of Han Jae-rim who previously helmed the hit period drama The Face Reader (2013), with Song Kang-ho. The film follows Tae-su, a prosecutor who turns to colleague and gang connections to get ahead and wield power.

The film is already one of the most anticipated titles of 2017, due to its epic cast.

Jo In-sung, who pulled off one of the meatiest roles of his career in A Dirty Carnival (2006) and hasn’t been seen on the big screen since Yoo Ha’s A Frozen Flower (2008), plays Tae-su, while Jung Woo-sung, who previously appeared in the noir crime-thriller Asura directed by Kim Sung-soo and featuring Hwang Jung-min, plays Tae-su’s senior.

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Born in a poor family, Tae-su (played by Jo In-sung) learns that the power is the most important thing in life and decides to become a prosecutor, the biggest symbol of power in the 90’s. »

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Lee Seo’s “Grandfather” is an unusual combination of melodrama and action

22 hours ago

Ki-gwang is a veteran of the Vietnam War, who now works as a bus driver. Suffering from the aftereffects of the war, he has become an alcoholic, a tendency that has led him to become estranged from his family. One day he gets a phone call informing him that his son has committed suicide. In the funeral, he meets his granddaughter, Bo-ram, who lets him know that her mother has also died last year in a car accident. Furthermore, Kim Yang-don, a former classmate of his son, is also present in the funeral, and promises to help him and Bo-ram. Ki-gwang decides to stay in town to take care of his granddaughter, at least for a while. However, as he also starts investigating his son’s death, he finds out that Kim Yang-don nephew, Gu-yeong has been abusing Bo-ram and that Kim is not as good as he appears to be. »

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A realistic depiction of a lesbian relationship in Lee Hyun-ju’s “Our Love Story”

5 December 2016 9:13 AM, PST

Girl meets Girl

30 years-old Yoon-ju is a brilliant student of fine arts, who is currently working on a peculiar sculpture, made out of scrap metal. Her personal life is at a standstill, since she does not show any will to date, and not even herself can explain why. The answer emerges one day, when she is searching for parts in a junkyard and runs into Ji-soo. Without knowing why, she finds herself having to meet the woman, a purpose she fulfills after a while. To her surprise, she realizes that she has feelings for Ji-soo and when the opposite is also proven, the two of them become a couple.

However, Yoon-ju becomes infatuated with the more experienced Ji-soo, a fact that results in her putting her studies to the side, in a series of actions that infuriates her friends and colleagues, and her teacher. Furthermore, Ji-soo has to move away, »

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