Release date in South Korea : 2009/04/30
Genre : Action
Duration : 109min
Cast : Kim Rae-won, Uhm Jung-hwa, Im Ha-ryong, Hong Soo-hyeon
For “Insadong Scandal”, first-time director Park Hee-gon may have been inspired by that tantalizing fact, which inevitably points to sensitive Korea-Japan relations, but he opts for something purely entertainment-driven rather than stoop to sappy “nationalism marketing” to tell the story of lost art and misdirected ambitions. Like George Clooney and others in the “Ocean’s” franchise, popular actor Kim Rae-won (“Sunflower”) and a host of colorful characters bring a stylish and speedy crime story set against the exotic art hub of Seoul, Insa-dong.