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The Throne (2015)

Sado (original title)
Set in 18th century Korea, long-ruling King Yeongjo's struggle with his son, Sado, sees the king take extreme measures in order to deal with his heir.

Director:

Joon-ik Lee

Writers:

Cheol-Hyeon Jo (screenplay), Song-won Lee (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Kang-ho Song ... King Yeongjo
Ah-in Yoo ... Crown Prince Sado
Moon Geun-young ... Lady Hyegyeong
Kim Hae-sook ... Queen Inwon
Park Won-Sang ... Hong Bong-han
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ji-seong Eom Ji-seong Eom ... Crown Prince Sado (young)
Hye-jin Jeon ... Yeong-bin, Lady Yi
So Ji-seob ... King Jeongjo
Ji-hee Jin ... Princess Hwawan
So-dam Park ... Lady Moon
Seo Ye-Ji ... Queen Jeongsun
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Storyline

Over a period of eight days, an 18th. century Korean king punishes his only son for attempted regicide. Flashbacks reveal the chain of events that led the son to rebel against his father in this tale of the strained relationships that exist between all fathers (who want their sons to grow into fine and competent men) and their sons (who struggle to prove themselves in order to earn their fathers' respect and approval). Written by FourByFour

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Genres:

Drama | History

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Trivia

Based on true historic event called 'Im-o-hwa-byeon' in 1762, which King Yeongjo decreeing Crown prince to climb into and be sealed within a large wooden rice chest. Crown prince died eight days later. See more »

Quotes

King Yeongjo: [leaning against the rice chest his dead son is locked in, weeping] You... my silly boy... Why did you have to... commit this atrocity?
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Soundtracks

As Flowers Bloom And Fall
Performed by Cho Seung-woo
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True taste of Drama movie
2 June 2019 | by ahsanrazzaq-37934See all my reviews

A father son relation is beautifully narrated in this movie. Editing is 10/10. One must not miss that


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Country:

South Korea

Language:

Korean

Release Date:

16 September 2015 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

The Throne See more »

Filming Locations:

Seoul, South Korea

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$42,165,755
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Tiger Pictures See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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