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Untold Scandal (스캔들 - 조선남녀상열지사)

스캔들 - 조선남녀상열지사 (Seu-kaen-deul - Jo-seon-nam-nyeo-sang-yeol-ji-sa)

Directed by Lee Jae-yong (이재용)

Screenplay by , ,

Drama Historical

120min | Release date in South Korea :

Chosun's most infamous Casanova, irresistible temptress and virtuous widow entangled in provocative and dangerous liaisons

The end of the Chosun dynasty-a period when rigid Confucianism clashed with encroaching new beliefs.

Lady Cho is a brilliant woman who mastered the classics on her own, and she resents the limited life she must lead as a woman. A devoted wife on the surface, she secretly entertains herself with sexual conquests.

On the other hand, her younger cousin Jo-won is accomplished both as a scholar and in martial arts, but rejects a high government post as if he disdains the hierarchical and patriarchal conventions of the time. He indulges in the pleasures of the flesh with as many women as he can seduce. Lady Cho was his first love, and they become co-conspirators in a high-stakes game of love and intrigue while hiding their true feelings for each other.

One day, Lady Cho asks Jo-won to deflower the innocent young Soh-ok, who is to become her husband's concubine, but his attentions are elsewhere: Lady Sook. Graceful and aloof, Lady Sook lives according to her convictions as a Catholic. Jo-won becomes obsessed with seducing her, a woman who has remained chaste for nine years since her husband's death. However, it proves to be more difficult than he expected when Chosun's greatest playboy sets out to conquer the most virtuous woman in the land...

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  • Jo Hyeon-jae to be discharged from military on June 19

    2010/06/16, Source,
    Korean actor Jo Hyeon-jae [Star N Hit Entertainment] Korean actor Jo Hyeon-jae will be discharged from the military on Saturday upon completing South Korea's two-year mandatory military service. Jo's agency Star N Hit Entertainment announced in a press release that on the day of his discharge on June 19, he will hold a short meeting with about 500 fans from Japan, China, Hong Kong and Taiwan in front of his army base,...More
  • "Poetry" sold to the US

    2010/06/08, Source,
    US distribution company KINO LORBER has picked up rights to Lee Chang-dong's most recent Cannes winner,...More
  • [10LINE] Korean actress Jeon Do-yeon

    2010/05/28, Source,
    Clockwise from top center: actress Lee Hye-yeong, actress Moon So-ri,director Lee Chang-dong, actor Song Kang-ho, and director Lim Sang-soo [10Asia] Jeon Do-yeon "A friend who says she wants to become like me so badly that she will seal the deal at the risk of her future has only seen the pretty and fancy side to me. It's not difficult to become like me. It's just hard for someone to want to become like you". - Jeon Do-yeon's line from her cameo appearance on SBS TV series "On Air". About life as an actress. About life as Jeon Do-yeon. Kang Shin-hye A reporter who worked for teenage magazine Hi-teen in 1990. She encouraged Jeon, who during her senior year in high school went to the magazine to receive a prize from a postcard contest, to become a cover model,...More
  • Korean film "Poetry" to premiere in U.S. this fall

    2010/05/27, Source,
    Official poster for film "Poetry" [Uni-korea] Korean film "Poetry", which won the award for best screenplay at this year's Cannes Film Festival, will premiere in the United States this fall, according to the film's distributer Unikorea Culture & Art Investment Co., Ltd. on Thursday. Unikorea said KINO LORBER picked up the rights for the film in the U.S., showing their confidence in "Poetry" by quoting Manohla Dargis from the New York Times who said, "Actor Yoon Jung-hee's performance in the film was the most memorable production out of the (Cannes) festival",...More
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 Produced by
 Oh Jeong-wan (오정완)
Production
bom film productions (영화사 봄)
Distribution
CJ Entertainment (CJ Entertainment)
Staff
 Lee Byeong-woo (이병우)
 Musician
 Han Seung-ryong (한승룡)
 Editor
 Boo Ji-young (부지영)
 Script
Technics
120 min 35mm Panoramic (1.85)
Web site
www.thescandal.co.kr...
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Release date in South Korea : 2003/10/02
 Korea, South - 2003/10/2

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i loved the 80s frears version, but lee misook really outdid glenn close in complexity of the role.
2009-01-25 15:38:28
2007-12-25 22:09:17
it's amazing how bae yong-jun can play such a provocative role. Most people usually perceive him as the 'tender and gentle' type-- his role in this drama just proves that he really is a versatile actor.
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