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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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  • [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

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Staff
 Kim Yong-ok (김용옥)
 Original work
 Park Soon-deok (박순덕)
 Editor
 Park Kok-ji (박곡지)
 Editing department
 Kim Eui-suk (김의석)
 Directing department
 Kim Young-bin-I (김영빈)
 Directing department
 Im Sang-soo (임상수)
 Directing department
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108 min 35mm Panoramic (1.85)
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Release date in South Korea : 1990/06/09
South Korean Box Office
Source : www.cine21.com & www.kobis.or.kr
As of 2015.01.04 : 952  admissions (total)

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