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The General's Son (장군의 아들)

장군의 아들 (Jang-goon-eui A-deul)

Directed by Im Kwon-taek (임권택)

Screenplay by , ,

Action Drama

108min | Release date in South Korea :

Synopsis
Kim Doo-han lost his mom at the age of eight and he survives on the streets as a singing beggar. His natural born fighting skills places him on the mean streets of Jongro with the kisaeng house Woomigwan at the center. He is soon recognized for his incredible strength and ability. He finds out through Shin Ma-jeok, the head of a student gang, that he is the son of General Kim Jwa-jin who fought against the Japanese army. Meanwhile, the Yakuzas expand their sphere of influence and try to take over the Jongro streets but Doo-han protects the Korean vendors of Jongro and wins their respect. When the head of Woomigwan, Kim Gi-hwan is arrested, Doo-han becomes the leader of the Jongro gang.

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The General's Son | Cast

  • Park Sang-min (박상민)
    Park Sang-min (박상민)
    Kim Doo-han (김두한)
  • Shin Hyeon-joon (신현준)
    Shin Hyeon-joon (신현준)
    Hayashi (하야시)
  • Lee Il-jae (이일재)
    Lee Il-jae (이일재)
    Kim Dong-hoi (김동회)
  • Kim Hyung-il (김형일)
    Kim Hyung-il (김형일)
    Sin Ma-jeok, Eom dong-wook (신마적, 엄동욱)
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    Min Eung-sik (민응식)
    Kim Gi-hwan (김기환)
  • Kim Seung-woo (김승우)
    Kim Seung-woo (김승우)
    Two swords (쌍칼)
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    Son Ho-gyoon (손호균)
  • Kim Hae-gon (김해곤)
    Kim Hae-gon (김해곤)
  •  
    Kim Seong-ryong (김성룡)
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    Sin Hyeon-bae (신현배)
  •  
    Jeon Beom-soo (전범수)
  •  
    Park Yeong-cheol (박영철)
  •  
    Sin I-hyeon (신이현)
  •  
    Lee Hae-ryong (이해룡)
    Umigwan boss, Kim Man-mok (우미관 사장, 김만목)
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    Joo Sang-ho (주상호)
  • Yang Taek-jo (양택조)
    Yang Taek-jo (양택조)
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    No Pyeong-cheol (노평철)
  • Bang Eun-hee (방은희)
    Bang Eun-hee (방은희)
    Narrator (화자)
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    Kim Mi-ran (김미란)
  • Kim Seon-kyeong (김선경)
    Kim Seon-kyeong (김선경)
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    Kim Yoon-hee (김윤희)
  •  
    Sin Myeong-sook (신명숙)
  •  
    Park Min-hee (박민희)
  •  
    Lee Hye-joo (이혜주)
  •  
    Ahn Yeong-ran (안영란)
  •  
    Hwang Geun-chang (황근창)
  • No Seung-jin-I (노승진)
    No Seung-jin-I (노승진)
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    Hong An-pyo (홍안표)
  •  
    Kim Dong-hoon (김동훈)
  •  
    Kim Kyoo-tae (김규태)
  •  
    Kim Tae-hee (김태희)
  •  
    Ahn Seong-hyeok (안성혁)
  •  
    Jeong Min (정민)
  •  
    Ha Jae-ho (하재호)
  •  
    Hwang Byeong-hoon (황병훈)
  •  
    Kim Byeong-chan (김병찬)
  •  
    Kim Gwan-gi (김관기)
  •  
    Park Gi-seong (박기성)
  •  
    Kang Seong-gook (강성국)
  •  
    Jeong Sang-gi (정상기)
  •  
    Park Yeong-gyo (박영교)
  •  
    Jeong Moon-gi (정문기)
  •  
    Choi Joon-seok (최준석)
  •  
    Kim Seok-hoon (김석훈)
  •  
    Oh Do-yeong (오도영)
  • Hwang Jeong-min (황정민)
    Hwang Jeong-min (황정민)
    Umigwan manager (우미관 지배인)
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    Go Yeong-ik (고영익)
  •  
    Park Min-ho (박민호)
  • Lee Do-ryeon (이도련)
    Lee Do-ryeon (이도련)
  •  
    Jang Jeong-gook (장정국)
  •  
    Choi Jae-ho (최재호)
  • Lee Seok-goo (이석구)
    Lee Seok-goo (이석구)
  •  
    Wang Tae-eon (왕태언)
  •  
    Hong Dong-eun (홍동은)
  •  
    Park Ye-sook (박예숙)
  •  
    Park Jong-seol (박종설)
  • Kim Dong-hyeon-I (김동현)
    Kim Dong-hyeon-I (김동현)
  •  
    Lee Hee-seung (이희승)
  •  
    Sin Byeong-yoon (신병윤)
    Action performer (액션연기)
  •  
    Kim Yeong-mo (김영모)
    Action performer (액션연기)
  • Jeong Doo-hong (정두홍)
    Jeong Doo-hong (정두홍)
    Action performer (액션연기)
  •  
    Lee Byeong-ho (이병호)
    Action performer (액션연기)
  •  
    Hong Seok-ooi (홍석의)
    Action performer (액션연기)
  •  
    Kim Jong-gi (김종기)
    Action performer (액션연기)
  •  
    Kim Tae-jong (김태종)
    Action performer (액션연기)
  •  
    Lee Hyeong-gil (이형길)
    Action performer (액션연기)
  •  
    Park Jong-min (박종민)
    Action performer (액션연기)
  •  
    Kim Hyo-jin (김효진)
    Action performer (액션연기)
  •  
    Kim Hak-seong (김학성)
    Action performer (액션연기)
  •  
    Baek Soon-cheol (백순철)
    Kim Doo-han's voice (uncredited, 김두한 목소리)
  •  
    Son Won-il (손원일)
    Kim Doo-han's interpretation friend (uncredited, 김두한의 통역 친구 목소리)

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  • Korean Box Office for the Weekend 2013.08.30 ~ 2013.09.01

    2013/09/01, Source,
    The number one movie this week is "Now You See Me",...More
  • New museum focuses exclusively on Im Kwon-taek

    2013/04/07, Source,
    Visitors learn about the career of Im Kwon-taek at a newly opened museum dedicated to the director in Busan. [JoongAng Ilbo] Director Im Kwon-taek, a pioneer in the Korean film industry, now has a museum dedicated to his life's work at Dongseo University Centum City Campus in Busan. This is the first time in Korea that a single gallery has been built to commemorate a film director currently in the field. As visitors enter the museum, they can see all of Im's movie titles on the left wall at one glance. Under the theme "A Wandering Life", the exhibits then introduce the 77-year-old director's life in chronological order,...More
  • [HanCinema's Film Review] "The General's Son"

    2013/04/05,
    Kim Doo-Han is a regular street beggar who's just happy to have any sort of stability. But as an excellent street fighter living in the streets of occupied Seoul, he quickly an essential part of the war to take back the streets from the Japanese. Or, more accurately, to keep the Japanese merchants and gangsters from encroaching any closer than they already are- as many humiliations and indignities as the Koreans have suffered, losing Jongno, the heart of Korea's traditional economic system, is just too much,...More
  • Shin Hyeon-joon to marry 12 years younger bride in May

    2013/03/17, Source,
    Movie actor Shin Hyeon-joon will be having his wedding on the 26th at The Hyatt in Seoul. His wife-to-be is a Korean American who studied music. Sin debuted in 1990 with the movie "The General's Son",...More
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 Kim Yong-ok (김용옥)
 Original work
 Park Soon-deok (박순덕)
 Editor
 Park Kok-ji (박곡지)
 Editing department
 Kim Ui-suk (김의석 )
 Directing department
 Lim Sang-soo (임상수)
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Release date in South Korea : 1990/06/09

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