Prince Yeonsan

Prince Yeonsan


Total votes: 4

Director: Shin Sang Ok

Screenwriter: Lim Hee Jae

Release Date: Jan 1, 1961

Duration: 2 hr. 13 min.

Year: 1961

Rank: #49238

Country: South Korea

Native Title: 연산군

Content Rating: 13+ – Teens 13 or older

Alternative Titles: Yeonsangun,

Genre: Drama, Historical


Yeonsangun is a king who had a life of extreme ups and downs. He is a son of King Seongjong and in great shock as he finds out that he is the son of deposed queen Yoon. As soon as he ascends the throne, Yeonsangun tries to restore the queen title of his mother but faces opposition from his grandmother, Queen Dowager Insu, and her courtiers, which turns him into a violentking. He becomes rougher than ever and loses his head over drinking and women. One night he meets his mother who had died under false accusation in his dream and he becomes even more confused. Meanwhile, he hears the story of his mother from his grandmother who gives him the bloody summer jacket the deposed queen wore on the day she was executed. Yeonsangun begins his bloody revenge on all those related to the deposing and execution of Queen Yoon.
(Source: 한국고전영화 Korean Classic Film)


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