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Detective K (조선명탐정: 각시투구꽃의 비밀)

조선명탐정: 각시투구꽃의 비밀 (Jo-seon-myeong-tam-jeong : Gak-si-too-kkot-eui Bi-mil)

Directed by Kim Seok-yoon (김석윤)

Screenplay by ,

Comedy Crime Historical Mystery

115min | Release date in South Korea :

Also known as "Joseon Detective", "Detective K : Secret Of Virtuous Widow"
Synopsis
Detective K tells about the adventures of Joseon's top detective (Kim Myeong-min) as he investigates, as ordered by the King, a series of mysterious murders that is plaguing the country. During his secret mission, he meets Han Seo Pil (Oh Dal-soo) who eventually becomes his sidekick, and Han Gaek Ju (Han Ji-min), an influential business woman who is a key figure in the case. As they dig deeper into the mystery, they uncover disturbing secrets that link the murders to a massive conspiracy that will shake the whole nation of Joseon.

Based on writer Kim Tak-hwan's detective novel about a detective who chases a case about a woman who has committed suicide. It is directed by Kim Seok-yoon, who directed "Old Miss Diary - Drama" and "Old Miss Diary - Movie".

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  • South Korean Box Office in 2011

    2012/01/14, Source,
    Korean cinema expert Darcy Paquet looks back at the results of 2011's box office with some unexpected hits and misses, the rise of independent features, and how audiences confirmed they value story over spectacle. Although the number crunchers in Hollywood estimate that US theatrical admissions sank to their lowest level since 1995, things were not so gloomy in Korea. With an estimated 160 million tickets sold (more precise figures will become available at a later date), it appears that Korea has approached or broken the modern-day record for admissions. In 2010, total admissions stopped at 146.8 million. In monetary terms, 2011 was certainly the best year ever, given the 3D surcharge and rising average ticket prices. Americans may be growing tired of the theatrical movie-going experience, but young Koreans still crowd the multiplexes,...More
  • Kim Myeong-min: 'I Just Run After Skipping My Meals'

    2012/01/06, Source,
    Actor Kim Myeong-min will appear in the new movie "Pacemaker" that will be released during the Lunar New Year holiday by playing the protagonist named Joo Man Ho. Kim has become a star actor as his previous dramas such as "Immortal Admiral Yi Sun-shin" (2004), "White Tower" (2007), and "Beethoven Virus" were hits, but his appearances in the movies have not achieved great recognition. The melodrama movie "Closer to Heaven" (2007) attracted about two million audience members, but the results of other movies such as "Open City" (2008, 1.63 million audience members) and "Man of Vendetta" (2010, 1.03 million audience members) were far below expectations,...More
  • [2011 Top 10 stories] JTBC shows lead the pack

    2011/12/29, Source,
    Although there are hundreds of cable TV channels, they broadcast specialized programs. Food TV airs shows related to food, and OCN shows relate to movies or TV series. To diversify, four new TV networks launched this month to offer general programming content. Before the launch, only three terrestrial broadcasters - KBS, MBC and SBS - offered general programming,...More
  • Lee Sun-mi wins Woman in Film of the Year

    2011/12/14, Source,
    Women in Film Korea has announced producer Lee Sun-mi is the 2011 winner of the Woman in Film of the Year Award for her work on "Detective K". Other awards went to actresses Song Hye-kyo and Choi Jin-hee, director Han Hye-jin-I, and producer Um Joo-yeong,...More
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 Produced by
 Kim Jho Kwang-soo (김조광수)
Production
Showbox (쇼박스)
Distribution
Showbox (쇼박스)
Staff
 Kim Tak-hwan (김탁환)
 Original work
 Kim Sun-min (김선민)
 Editor
 Sin Bo-ra (신보라)
 Theme song
 Kim Tae-hwan-I (김태환)
 Martial arts team
 So Joon-moon (소준문)
 Making of
Technics
115 min 35mm Panoramic (1.85)
Web site
www.tamjung2011.co.k...
Festival(s) & award(s)
Sales or release dates & Box Office
Airing dates : 2011/01/27
South Korean Box Office
Source : www.cine21.com & www.kobis.or.kr
As of 2011.03.20 : 4,778,512 admissions (total)
As of 2011.03.13 : 4,761,263 admissions (total)
As of 2011.03.06 : 4,698,763 admissions (total)
As of 2011.02.27 : 4,471,549 admissions (total)
As of 2011.02.20 : 4,151,425 admissions (total)
As of 2011.02.13 : 3,600,751 admissions (total)
As of 2011.02.06 : 2,722,261 admissions (total)
As of 2011.01.30 : 753,600 admissions (total)
As of 2011.01.23 : 13,677 admissions (total)

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Can't wait to watch this. :)
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