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A Frozen Flower (2008)

Ssang-hwa-jeom (original title)
A historical drama set in the Koryo dynasty and focused on the relationship between a king and his bodyguard.

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(as Ha Yu)

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(screenplay) (as Ha Yu)
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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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30 December 2008 (South Korea)  »

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A Frozen Flower  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)
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Quotes

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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It's alright but nothing all that new even with the taboo elements
26 January 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is nothing all that new and the taboo part of this movie is what drives it. Although it has some sword fighting sequence than and there. And the fight sequences although isn't the major part of this movie is well done. The other elements in the movie besides the taboo aspect of the movie is interesting enough to be passable. So the king of Goryeo Dynasty has palace guards and is being suppressed by the Yuan Dynasty and is pressured to make a heir from the Yuan princess. And things go wrong from there on. This movie also features Ju Jin-mo and Jo In Sung, two of the popular actors in Korea. This movie has few disturbing parts but if it had a bit more originality it would have been better cause it has been done before. Maybe a bit of a different direction with some shock factor, cause overall it's actually quite predictable. This is a watchable movie but doesn't really stand out as much as it should have.

6.0/10


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