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Hwang Jin Yi (2007)

Hwang Jin-yi (original title)
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The life of the famous gisaeng (female entertainer), Hwang Jin Yi, who lived in 16th century Korea.

Director:

Yun-hyeon Jang (as Youn-hyun Chang)

Writer:

Hyeon-jeong Kim
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Cast

Credited cast:
Hye-Kyo Song ... Hwang Jin Yi (as Hye-kyo Song)
Ji-Tae Yoo ... Nomi
Seung-ryong Ryu ... Hee-yeol (as Ryu Seung-Ryong)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Myeong-gap Jang Myeong-gap Jang ... Servant of Nobleman Yoon
Yu-mi Jeong Yu-mi Jeong ... Yi-geum
Seung-yeon Jo Seung-yeon Jo ... Byeok Kye-Soo
Bu-seon Kim ... Jang-Deok
Eung-soo Kim ... Seo Gyung-deok
Yoo-Jeong Kim ... Young Hwang Jin-yi
Song Min-Ji Song Min-Ji ... Mae-Hyang
Tae-kyung Oh Tae-kyung Oh ... Gwiddongi
Young-doo Oh Young-doo Oh
Cheol-Ho Park Cheol-Ho Park ... Hwang Jin-Yi's father
Soo-jung Ye Soo-jung Ye ... Hwang Jin-yi's mother
Yuh Jung Youn ... Old Woman
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Storyline

HWANG Jin-yi was one of the most legendary women in the 500-year reign of the Joseon Dynasty. Born into nobility, she made the startling choice to become a gisaeng at age 15. By 18, she was the object of desire of all men and the envy of all women. As both a poet and a courtesan, HWANG Jin-yi was a woman ahead of her time who embraced her work and life with gusto, and become a role model for women in the 21st century. Her only love, however, was a man nobody ever knew. The man she chose was compelled to abandon his identity and cross class lines. A revolutionary who dreamed of a new world, HWANG Jin-yi became a heroine for the people. In an age where one's fate was determined by birth, her commitment to her love never wavered Written by CJ Entertainment

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Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

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Country:

South Korea

Language:

Korean

Release Date:

6 June 2007 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

Huang Zhen-yi See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

KRW10,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$8,511,147
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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a deep appreciation for a deep introspection in human's heart
21 September 2014 | by manna286See all my reviews

such a beautiful and touching movie! i was amazed how they presented an artist's heart, and an artist's calling. i enjoyed so much watching this movie and i appreciate the tenderness and deep understanding of artist's conditions, not only during that time, but in our times also. i am also a bit sad because not so many people understood the message of the movie. there is some criticism concerning some minor mistakes. anyhow, i would like to express my gratitude and to congratulate the team and the actors who played in this drama. there were no bad people. there were people who were hurt, there were people who sought for healing their souls. and the art, the pure and true art is able to do it. i believe in this message of the movie. thank you!


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