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Prince Yeonsan
(Prince Yeonsan)

by SHIN Sang-ok

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In 1961, Shin Films scaled up. Not only did Shin make four features that year, but his company also produced twenty other films. His adaptation of Seong Chun-yang, one of Korean literature’s great classics, was the first Korean film to be made for a wide-screen and gave him the chance to try his hand at a costume drama. At the time, the most expensive production in the history of Korean cinema, his film was a widely acclaimed response to the equally acclaimed version that Hong Seong-ji made the very same year! Sang-ok re-offended with the stormy chronicles of Prince Yeonsan. Ascending to the throne, this last one is tries to rehabilitate his unjustly deposed mother, Queen Yun. They come up against the intransigent resistance of the Grand Queen In-su, who reveals herself to be a tormented soul, exercising her authority without moderation in order to achieve her ends. JB

  • Titre français
    Prince Yeonsan
  • Original title
    Prince Yeonsan
  • Scénario
    Hui-Jae LIM
  • Photo
    Seong-Hak BAE, Hae-Jun JEONG
  • Montage
    Yeong-Hui KIM
  • Musique
    Yun-Ju JEONG
  • Interprétation
    Yeong-Gyun SHIN, Jin-Gyu KIM, Geum-Bong DO, Sung-Il SHIN
  • Production
    Shin Films
  • Copie
    KOFA - Korean Film Archive : eric@koreafilm.or.kr
  • Support de projection
    DCP
  • Sous-titrage

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