The Sword with No Name (New York Premiere)
Tuesday, June 15, 2010 at 7 PM
(54 Varick Street, NYC)
Kim Yong-gyun, Epic Drama, 2009, 124 minutes
Moo-myoung is a Joseon dynasty headhunter who tracks down fugitives and lives off their rewards. On one of his missions, he encounters a beautiful noble lady, Ja-young, and falls in love with her. A few years later, Ja-young enters the royal palace as the next queen of Joseon. Lovesick Moo-myoung becomes the personal guard to the queen in order to be closer to Ja-young. After attaining the title of queen, Ja-young tries to modernize the dynasty by allying with foreign nations but becomes turmoiled into a political power struggle. Moo-myoung must fend off devastating threats from the foreign army in order to protect Ja-young from harm.
Tribeca Cinemas (54 Varick Street, NYC)
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