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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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  • An alien in a bikini heralds the return of the B movie

    2011/08/04, Source,
    A poster of the Korean B movie "Invasion of Alien Bikini" The landscape of the nation's film industry is starkly polarized, with either star-studded commercial films or low-budget independent films dominating the field. Looking back on the first half of the year, Korean films like "Late Blossom", "Detective K" and "Sunny" have become huge hits with rising and seasoned actors. But indie films are also making their mark. A string of independent films including "Re-encounter", "Bleak Night", "The Journals of Musan" and "Play" have drawn audiences of more than 10,000 each, a figure most indie filmmakers dream about,...More
  • Korean film industry makes Declaration for the Normalization for Online Film Distribution

    2011/08/02, Source,
    by KOFIC staff The Korean Film Council (KOFIC), the Korea Movie and Video Industry Association (KMVIA) and the Korean Film Producers Association led 108 companies and organizations in a Declaration for the Normalization for Online Film Distribution on July 27. The declaration called for online service providers to stop the illegal circulation of films. It also demanded they stop indirect technical protection of piracy and the omission of legal sales figures. It strongly demanded they adhere to guidelines for the normalization of online copyright protection. Lastly, the declaration warned online service providers that the film industry would, in collaboration, henceforth take strict and rigorous action if they did not,...More
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    2011/07/16, Source,
    Flying the Sky with Rain "Soar into the Sun" Directed by Kim Dong-weon By NA Won-jung The film's story is related to the original "Red Muffler", directed by the legendary Korean director SHIN Sang-ok in 1964. The original film used the Korean War as its background, dealing with the passion and the love of F-86 Saver jet fighter pilots, and bringing in the most audiences in Seoul at the time and won countless domestic film awards in the process. The new version of Red Muffler reflects the changes in time and deals with the pilots of the new F-15K fighters, yet it still brings the nostalgia from 47 years ago,...More
  • Korea's total box office dips 2.3%, but local films go up 9.9%

    2011/07/08, Source,
    By KOFIC Korea's box office in the first half of 2011 has dipped 2.3%. From January to June, theaters took in 68.3 million admissions and KW536.4bn (US$507.2m), down from the 69.76 million admissions and KW549.3bn (US$519.4m) in the same period of time in 2010. Last year, 3D films with higher ticket prices led by "Avatar" brought about an increase in box office gross despite a decrease in admissions. This year's 3D tentpoles such as "Kung Fu Panda 2" and "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" did well at the box office but were not enough to make up for decreasing admissions,...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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