A Story of Hong Gil-dong
홍길동 | hong-gil-dong
Directed by Shin Dong-hun (신동헌)
Written by Shin Dong-woo-I (신동우)
70min | Release date in South Korea: 1967/01/21
Gil-dong is born as an illegitimate son of prime minister Hong and grows a chivalrous robber who stands up against the feudal system. He organizes a peasant movement group Hwalbindang to punish corrupt officials by robbing them of dishonest fortune and help the poor. The authorities go any length to arrest him to no avail. Finally Hong Gil-dong builds his own ideal country Yuldo Kingdom and becomes a king.