Untold Scandal

"Very Good"

Untold Scandal Review


Scandal? That's probably how some people will react to a Korean version of Dangerous Liaisons set in the 1700s (otherwise the same period as the original source material, just halfway around the world). The story's quite faithful to the original book, only filtered through the eyes of eastern culture. It's a little hard to see these very proper Korean ladies and gentlemen as backstabbing creatures of passion -- you don't get that sense of innate malice that you do in a British or Americanized version -- but that ultimately makes the machinations all the more powerful. Very intriguing.

Aka Scandal - Joseon namnyeo sangyeoljisa.



Facts and Figures

Run time: 124 mins

In Theaters: Thursday 2nd October 2003

Distributed by: Kino

Production compaines: B.O.M. Film Productions Co.

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 3.5 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 87%
Fresh: 26 Rotten: 4

IMDB: 7.1 / 10

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Starring: YongJun Bae as 조원 (Jo-won), Jeon Do-yeon as 숙부인 정씨 (Lady Jeong), Lee Mi-sook as 조씨부인 (Madam Jo), Lee So-yeon as 이소옥 (Lee So-ok)

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