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A Frozen Flower (2008)
"Ssang-hwa-jeom" (original title)

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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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Credited cast:
Jin-mo Ju ...
King
Ji-hyo Song ...
Queen
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jong-hyeon Hong
In-seong Jo ...
Hong-rim
Jin-Mo Joo ...
King
Hyeon-woo Kim
In-beom Ko ...
Yeon Ki-mok
Tae-won Kwon ...
Jo Il-moon
Ju-hwan Lim ...
Han-baek
Ji-hyeon Min ...
Concubine
Min-woo No ...
Min-wu (as Min-wu Noh)
Ji-ho Shim ...
Seung-gi
Jung-ki Song ...
King's men - No-tak
Wook-hwan Yeo ...
Im-bo
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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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Mind Blowing and Moving
17 July 2015 | by (Vermont) – See all my reviews

I wrote a review of this movie on Netflix. I think I might be able to share some here. I watched both English and Chinese subtitles of this movie. Not to mention that Chinese version is way better. I think the language barrier can affect how you see the movie. The culture difference between east and west also have impacts. It is loosely based on history. I felt the plot was unexpected and mind blowing. Some reviews criticized the young actor who played the guard was not experienced enough. I differ over that because the director tried to show the young man's first love which would be longing, obsessed and addicted. The affection between the guard and queen was growing from lust to love. If you can imagine the society at that time which the two lovers only could express their affections privately, you will understand why the director used extensive sexual contents in this movie. However, the third part of their mating was excessive and unnecessary which only served for box office ticket sale. If you like those eastern historian movies, you probably should understand the society some. Then you will see the movies in different way.


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