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The King's Case Note (2017)

Imgeumnimui sagunsoocheob (original title)
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A clever King and his brilliant chronicle keeper hunt for the truth behind a crime that threatens the throne and the stability of the country.

Director:

Hyun-Sung Moon

Writers:

Yoon-Mi Heo (comic), Eui-Mok Jung | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Sun-kyun Lee ... King Yejong
Jae-hong Ahn ... Yoon, Yi-seo
Hee-won Kim ... Nam Gun-hee
Jin-mo Joo Jin-mo Joo ... Jik Je-hak
Yeong nam Jang Yeong nam Jang ... Soo-bin
Su-jin Kyung Su-jin Kyung ... Seon-hwa
Hae-In Jung ... Heuk-woon
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Chani Chani ... King Yejong (young) (as Kang Chan Hee)
Ji-seong Eom Ji-seong Eom ... Prince Jaseong (as Ji Sung Uhm)
Eung-soo Kim
Hong-pa Kim Hong-pa Kim
Hoon Song Hoon Song ... Constable
Do-Hyun Sung Do-Hyun Sung ... Hong Do-Gwang
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Storyline

During the Joseon Dynasty, power was persistently threatened by political and social tug of wars, often leading to crimes and cover-ups. King Yejong, makes a point to gather evidence related to these criminal activities and solve the cases, bringing those responsible to justice. As King does this, a brilliant young man, Seo, is appointed as King's chronicle keeper. The King immediately realizes that Seo is the perfect aid for solving crimes. The young man nearly has a photographic memory and is lightning fast at recalling details. And his arrival at King's side couldn't have come at a better time. In Hanyang, there is a particularly strange case that King is drawn to. Part of his interest comes from a rumor that the event stemmed from an effort to dethrone Yejong. Sensing opposition brewing, Yejong recruits Seo to help him discover the truth behind the unusual, and potentially treasonous, incident.

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Comedy | Mystery

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Great surprise
5 January 2019 | by baekmsSee all my reviews

Loving detective movies, this Korean movie has all the ingredients for a good detective comedy. To recommend without a doubt. Waiting for a second part!


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Official Sites:

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Country:

South Korea

Language:

Korean

Release Date:

28 April 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

South Korea

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Box Office

Budget:

$8,540,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,462, 30 April 2017

Gross USA:

$90,959

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$11,383,493
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