The Swordsman (2020) is a movie in the historical action genre made by OPUS Picture, with Choi Jae Hoon in charge of direction. The film stars actor Jang Hyuk, Kim Hyeon Soo, Lee Na Kyung and Indonesian actor Joe Taslim.
In domestic theaters, the movie Kiem Guest has earned many respectable box office achievements, entered the top 5 best Korean films at the end of the year, standing in line with Hollywood blockbuster Tenet in the Korean market. The film was sold in 55 countries and got tickets to the Hawaii International Film Festival and Indonesia Festival.
The Korean entertainment and cinema industry in particular has achieved remarkable achievements with many successful works in many different markets. Not only carefully invested in content, beautiful scenes, excellent actors and many other factors such as costumes, effects, which made the film extremely attractive.
The Swordsman (2020) movie is invested by OPUS Pictures in both visual and hearing with many new technologies, in order to bring the best experience to the audience on the big screen.
The plot of the film is adapted from a real event in the history of Korea, the film is set in 1623 when Gwanghae, the 15th king of the Joseon Dynasty is deposed, his courtier is Taeyul - he He forbade the closest guard and was also a very good swordsman to flee, taking the responsibility of taking care of the King's daughter.
As time passed, the country of Joseon fell into chaos and threatened by the Qing Dynasty. It was a small country, so it had to listen to the arrangements of the big countries. The Qing Dynasty sent envoys to come and took women, and the mandarin's children as hostages, unfortunately Tae-ok - Tae-yul's daughter was taken away. In order to save his daughter, Tae-yul once again returns to the battlefield, confronting the violent Qing emissary.
Jang Hyuk as Tae-yul, Joseon's best swordsman.
Kim Hyun-soo as Tae-ok, Tae-yul's daughter.
Joe Taslim as Gurutai, member of Qing imperial family.
Jung Man-sik as Min Seung-ho, Joseon's greatest military official.
Lee Na-kyeong as Hwa Seon, a Joseon trader.
Lee Min-hyuk as Gyeom Sa-bok, young Tae-yul.
Actor Jang Hyuk has been assigned the role of Tae-yul - one of his forte roles, through many films such as Iris 2 or the slave hunter. His face is cold, sharp and somewhat careless, he completely immersed himself in the role of Tae-Yul. The action scenes are all done by himself without a stuntman, during filming, he was injured but still did not stop but continued to perform the role.
The opposite side is the Indo actor Joe Taslim - who has appeared in many blockbusters such as Fast & Furious 6, Star Trek Beyond, .. In addition, the film also has the participation of Kim Hyun Soo, the throne. star Lee Minhyuk, ... all did well in their roles, bringing very realistic and beautiful footage.