Seondal: The Man Who Sells The River

(봉이 김선달)

Director Park Dae-min, who debuted with the 2009 movie “Private Eye”,is the master of the Korean-style suspense thriller. The film is based on the folktale "Bongyi Kim Sundal” and features Kim Min-seok, more popularly known as Xiumin and a heartthrob from the K-pop boy band EXO.


Based on an ancient novel of satire and humor, Kim In-hong (Yoo Seung-ho) is a genius con man in the Joseon Dynasty, who is armed with looks, brains and gumption. A shameless swindler, he leaves a legendary trail wherever he goes, and is always looking for the biggest score of his life.


With the help of Bo-won (Go Chang-Seok), a master of disguise, Madame Yoon (Ra Mi-Ran), a phony psychic, and rookie Gyun (Xiumin), In-hong and his fellow swindlers have now set their eyes on Joseon’s most valuable commodity, tobacco. As they prepare the sting, they learn that Sung Dae-ryun, the most powerful aristocrat of the time, is behind the tobacco trade. To fool Sung, they have put up the Daedong River as the bait. Can In-hong and his buddies pull off the greatest heist of the ancient Korean world and actually foist off a whole river?



Yoo Seung-ho, Cho Jae-hyun, Go Chang-seok, Ra Mi-ran, Xiumin

Director: Park Dae-min
Duration (min) : 121min(TBC),Theatrical /Edited
Version: Theatrical, Edited
Grade: PG-13
Genre: Comedy
Language: Korean






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