1724 Hero

1724 Hero


Total votes: 86

Director & Screenwriter: Yeo Kyun Dong

Screenwriter: Yoo Young Ah

Release Date: Dec 4, 2008

Duration: 1 hr. 43 min.

Year: 2008

Rank: #55409

Country: South Korea

Native Title: 1724기방난동사건

Content Rating: Not Yet Rated

Alternative Titles: The Accidental Gangster and the Mistaken Courtesan, Disturbance in Her Barroom, 1724 Kibang Nandong Sakeon

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Historical, Romance


Korea, 1724. Once upon a time in the Joseon Dynasty, Chun-doong meets a beautiful woman while in the middle of a fight in an old market. Having fallen in love at first sight, good fortune is with him and he finds her once again. Her name is Seol-ji and she works as a gisaeng, a Korean traditional singing and dancing girl. They spend a memorable night together but Chun-doong loses her againwhen she moves to work at another bar. When he finds her new hiding place, however, he is warned away by her new manager, Man-deuk who has connections in the city’s underworld. One day, while still despondent without Seol-ji in his life, he accidentally knocks over and terminates the boss of the Jjak-gwi gang. Before he knows it, because of his fighting sterminates Chun-doong becomes the replacement boss. Soon, there is a gathering of the region’s gang bosses at the bar where Seol-ji now works. In the middle of the meeting, Chun-doong causes a disturbance to steal Seol-ji away under the nose of Man-deuk. The meeting turns into chaos because of the incident and ends abruptly. A furious Man-deuk teams up with rival gangsters to plot the downfall of the Jjak-gwi gang.


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