King and the Clown (2005)
overview : Set in the late 15th century during the reign of King Yeonsan, two male street clowns and tightrope walkers, Jangsaeng and Gong-gil, are part of an entertainer troupe. Their manager prostitutes the beautiful Gong-gil to rich customers, and Jangsaeng is sickened by this practice. After Gong-gil kills the manager in defense of Jangsaeng, the pair flee to Seoul, where they form a new group with three other street performers.
Release Date : Dec 29, 2005
Runtime : 1h 59m
Companies : Cinema Service, Cineworld, Eagle Pictures
Countries : South Korea
Keywords : gambling, clown, based on play or musical, king, jester, joseon dynasty