Gwanghae, Wangyidoen Namja
South Korea | 2012 | Choo Chang-min
The third highest grossing movie in South Korean film history is a sumptuous period piece starring Asian superstar Lee Byung-hun (The Good, the Bad, the Weird). Evoking Kagemusha and Dave, the movie tells of an unpopular 17th-century king who hires a comic-actor commoner to impersonate him wherever there might be an assassination attempt.
131 min. Cleveland premiere. 35mm color & scope print! Subtitles.
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