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Demon Empire (2006)

Joong-cheon (original title)
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It is AD 924, at the end of the United Shilla Dynasty. Continuous riots sweep the land ruled by a corrupted government. Evil forces are rampant and malicious demons roam the land. YI Kwak, ... See full summary »

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Dong-oh Jo
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Cast

Credited cast:
Jun-ho Heo ... Ban-chu
Woo-sung Jung ... Yi Gwak
Kwang-il Kim Kwang-il Kim
Tae-hee Kim ... So-hwa / Yon-hwa
Jeong-hak Park
Sang-wook Park Sang-wook Park
Yi-hyeon So ... Hyo
Ha-jun Yu Ha-jun Yu
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It is AD 924, at the end of the United Shilla Dynasty. Continuous riots sweep the land ruled by a corrupted government. Evil forces are rampant and malicious demons roam the land. YI Kwak, born with the powers to see spirits, joins the royal demon hunting squad, 'Chuh-yong-dae' after losing his fiancée, Yon-hwa to evil demons. YI Kwak excels as the most talented warrior of Chuh-yong-dae and the royal squad seems to gain momentum as powerful fighters against the forces of darkness. Then one day, YI Kwak drifts into Joongcheon, the world of the dead through a strange shrine. Joongcheon, the intermediate world between Heaven and Earth, a place souls remain for 49 days, preparing for reincarnation. Written by Anonymous

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Between heaven and earth, where love became a legend.


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Country:

South Korea

Language:

Korean

Release Date:

20 December 2006 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

O Guerreiro da Luz See more »

Filming Locations:

China

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Nabi Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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wonderful mix of fantasy and a love-story
28 June 2010 | by dutchtheaSee all my reviews

a demon hunter get's poisoned after he saved some villagers ( that's gratitude for ya) and he arrives in 'pre-heaven'. He is however not really dead and soon finds himself fighting demons once more while reuniting with the woman he once loved and lost. But since she's become an archangel she has no memories left. Will he be able to win her heart all over again? Of course I am not going to tell that! This is a very good looking movie, sets and special effects are good. But what's even better are the actors. They really make you feel this story. Especially Woo-sung Jung is convincing in his longing for his long lost love. Highly recommended


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