A historical drama set in the Koryo dynasty and focused on the relationship between a king and his bodyguard.

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Hong-rim
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King
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Queen
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Yong-gu Do
Jong-hyeon Hong
In-beom Ko ...
Yeon Ki-mok
Tae-won Kwon ...
Jo Il-moon
Se-Rang Lee
Ju-hwan Lim ...
Han-baek
Ji-hyeok Min
Ji-hyeon Min ...
Concubine
Min-woo No ...
Min-wu (as Min-wu Noh)
Lee Poong-Yoon ...
King (young)
Yeong-ju Seo ...
Han-baek (young) (as Young-ju Seo)
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Seung-gi
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A historical drama set in the Koryo dynasty and focused on the relationship between a king and his bodyguard.

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Drama | History | Romance

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30 December 2008 (South Korea)  »

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A Frozen Flower  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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King: [from subtitle]
[in the middle of the final sward combat]
King: Do you really think you can beat me?
Hong-rim: I've been cut to my roots. There is nothing left for me to fear.
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24 October 2015 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

the image. the story. the performances. parts of a South Coreean historical drama. like many others. but only at the search sigh. because it is more a parable than recreation of an episode from the past. it is touching and dark and strange. a story about love and power and relationships in a not ordinary manner, a story who not use the myth but represents a bitter trip to the essence of things. a film for a precise target. because it is wise answer to different challenges, because reflects the politics and personal life in a manner who reminds old taboo and ambiguous rules.it preserves the atmosphere of historical dramas, it propose same questions and solutions but it remains different because it preserves the rhythm of every day contemporary existence. short, a film about survive. and that definition could be enough.


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