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Masquerade (광해, 왕이 된 남자)

광해, 왕이 된 남자 (Gwang-hae, Wang-i Doin Nam-ja)

Directed by Choo Chang-min (추창민)

Screenplay by

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131min | Release date in South Korea :

Previously known as "The King of Joseon" (조선의 왕, Jo-seon-eui Wang).
Synopsis
A commoner becoming the king is a theme that's all too familiar to us. The story was told in the well-known fable ‘The Prince and The Pauperʼ and this film takes the idea from that and takes it to the 16th- century Joseon Dynasty. The king is the tragic historic figure of Kwanghae. The commoner who becomes the King realizes just what it takes to be a good king. Although the premise may feel like it’s based on real events in history, but the film is a work of fiction. Lee Byeong-heon plays both the king and the commoner and it's his first role in a historical drama since his debut. His queen, who loves her king despite realizing that he's a fake, is played by Han Hyo-joo who showed great potential in "Always". The movie is directed by Choo Chang-min whose other works include "Mapado" and "Lost in Love" and the writer Hwang Jo-yoon co-wrote "Old Boy".

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  • Lee Byung-hun, the Best Actor for "Masquerade"

    2013/12/12, Source,
    Lee Byung-hun held the trophy for the Best Actor in the movie "Masquerade" at the 7th Asia Pacific Screen Awards on the 12th held in Brisbane, Australia. Representative Won Dong-yeon from Realize Pictures received the award on Lee Byung-hun's behalf,...More
  • The keyword for 2014 is 'historical movies'

    2013/12/11, Source,
    The first keyword is 'historical movies' and the second is the change which actors are going through. "Memories of the Sword" , "Battle Of Myeongryang", "Pirates" and "KUNDO : Age of the Rampant" are some of the historical movies that are expected to be released next year. They are all 10 billion dollar blockbusters. They are also movies the Big 3 distributors CJ Entertainment, Lotte Entertainment and Showbox Media Plex have on the line,...More
  • Actors flock to hot movie

    2013/10/22, Source,
    It looks like a new historical movie is shaping up to be a hot ticket that many of Korea's top actors want to be part of. The tentatively-titled "Fashion House" is the story of the people who made clothes for the king and other important aristocrats during the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910),...More
  • Italians get 5-course lesson in Korean cuisine

    2013/10/13, Source,
    Lee Young-ae introduces herself to leading Italian cultural figures at a Korean banquet co-hosted by Gucci last month in Florence, Italy. Outside the Gucci Museo at Piazza Della Signoria in Florence, Italy, on Sept. 17, about 6 p.m., an Asian woman clad in a teal dress made her entrance. With her frock emphasizing her decolletage, some 20 odd people standing around turned their eyes toward the new arrival. It wasn't long before she beamed a smile and greeted them all. "Thank you for coming. … I hope you enjoy tonight's dinner". The woman breaking the ice was none other than Hallyu actress Lee Young-ae,...More
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Production
CJ Entertainment (CJ Entertainment)
Distribution
CJ Entertainment (CJ Entertainment)
Staff
 Choo Chang-min (추창민)
 Adaptation/Dramatization
 Kim Jun-seong (김준성)
 Musician
 Nam Na-yeong (남나영)
 Editor
 Nam Na-yeong (남나영)
 Editor
Technics
131 min 
Web site
newking2012.interest...
Festival(s) & award(s)
Sales or release dates & Box Office
Airing dates : 2012/09/13
South Korean Box Office
Source : www.cine21.com & www.kobis.or.kr
As of 2013.04.21 : 12 321 459  admissions (total)
As of 2012.12.30 : 12 318 850 admissions (total)
As of 2012.12.23 : 12 297 002 admissions (total)
As of 2012.12.16 : 12 274 187  admissions (total)
As of 2012.12.09 : 12 227 298 admissions (total)
As of 2012.12.02 : 12 167 321  admissions (total)
As of 2012.11.25 : 12 064 504 admissions (total)
As of 2012.11.18 : 11 933 676 admissions (total)
As of 2012.11.11 : 11 734 869 admissions (total)
As of 2012.11.04 : 11 418 849  admissions (total)
As of 2012.10.28 : 10 944 763  admissions (total)
As of 2012.10.21 :  10 256 491 admissions (total)
As of 2012.10.14 : 9 345 175 admissions (total)
As of 2012.10.07 : 8 221 003 admissions (total)
As of 2012.09.30 : 5 234 402  admissions (total)
As of 2012.09.23 : 3 227 912 admissions (total)
As of 2012.09.17 : 1 281 300  admissions (total)
As of 2012.09.09 : 6 783  admissions (total)

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