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Blades of Blood (구르믈 버서난 달처럼)

구르믈 버서난 달처럼 (Goo-reu-meul Beo-eo-nan Dal-cheo-reom)

Directed by Lee Joon-ik (이준익)

Screenplay by , ,


111min | Release date in South Korea :

Also known as "Like the Moon Escaping from the Clouds"
In the 16th century in Chosun dynasty, HWANG Jung-hak and LEE Mong-hak create the “Grand Alliance” with the united dream of a better world. While the new leader LEE dreams of eradicating this world of all its corruption and becoming king himself, the legendary blind swordsman HWANG who had once been his comrade goes after him with the loss of his good friend at the hands of LEE. Just as the king abandoned his kingdom from Japanese invasion, the two come face-to-face inside the empty palace and begin their last battle they were destined to fight.


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 Produced by
 Jo Cheol-hyeon (조철현)
 Oh Seung-hyeon-I (오승현)
 Jo Cheol-hyeon (조철현)
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 Kim Joon-seok (김준석)
 Lee Jeon-ho (이전호)
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111 min 35mm Cinemascope (2.35)
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Airing dates : 2010/04/28
South Korean Box Office
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As of 2010.06.13 : 1,389,295 admissions (total)
As of 2010.06.06 : 1,384,499 admissions (total)
As of 2010.05.30 : 1,375,287 admissions (total)
As of 2010.05.23 : 1,359,657 admissions (total)
As of 2010.05.16 : 1,286,199 admissions (total)
As of 2010.05.09 : 1,076,607 admissions (total)
As of 2010.05.02 : 521,528 admissions (total)
As of 2010.04.25 : 7,627 admissions (total)

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It's not like Sword eith no name or similar dumb movies. It's trully a good one with believable swordfight. Poor Kwang. :(
2011-03-02 06:42:48
2011-03-01 05:44:22
Finally a good "chosun-style" swordfighting war movie. The characters are great such as the actors.
Oh, I really can't wait this movie to be released, Can't wait to see this one!
2010-04-20 12:09:28
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