StoriesScenesMovies: King and the Clown
Thursday, May 14, 2009 at 6:30 PM
(239 East 59 Street, NYC)
Lee Joon ik, Drama, Grade 15, 119 minutes
|In the years of the infamous King Yeon-san, two clowns start a play that is satirical of the king and become popular among the common people. But soon they get arrested for treason, and they bet their lives on making the king laugh with their play acting. Their fortunate success leads them to stay in the palace and perform regular plays. As the king shows growing attraction and love towards one of the clowns, they realize that they are into irreversible stages of their lives, entwined with desire, power and thick blood.
This film is presented in Korean with English subtitle.
Free Admission: RSVP at 212-759-9550
Imagin Aisan Theater (239 East 59 Street, NYC, Tel: 212-371-6682)