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The King's Letters (DVD) (Japan Version) DVD Region 2

Song Kang Ho (Actor) | Park Hae Il (Actor) | Jeon Mi Sun (Actor) | Jung Hae Kyun (Actor)
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Four years after The Throne, screenwriter Jo Cheol Hyeon collaborates with Song Kang Ho (Parasite) again in his directorial debut The King's Letters! Song Kang Ho stars as King Sejong in the period drama, which also includes his Memories of Murder co-stars Jeon Mi Sun and Park Hae Il, and Herstory's Kim Joon Han. The King's Letters marks the late Jeon Mi Sun's final work, which posthumously brought her the Best Supporting Actress award at the 6th Korean Film Producers Association Awards.

In the early Joseon dynasty, Koreans used Chinese characters to record their words, and literacy was a privilege of the upper class. Despite the opposition of his retainers, King Sejong (Song Kang Ho) is determined to create a Korean alphabet that could be learned by all his people. He and Monk Shinmi (Park Hae Il) struggle to write Hunminjeongeum to introduce Korea's written language, Hangul.

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Product Title: The King's Letters (DVD) (Japan Version) 王的文字 (DVD)(日本版) 王的文字 (DVD)(日本版) 王の願い ハングルの始まり The King's Letters (DVD) (Japan Version)
Artist Name(s): Song Kang Ho (Actor) | Park Hae Il (Actor) | Jeon Mi Sun (Actor) | Jung Hae Kyun (Actor) | Choi Dok Mun (Actor) | Nam Moon Cheol (Actor) | Kim Joon Han 宋 康昊 (Actor) | 朴 海日 (Actor) | 全美善 (Actor) | 鄭 海均 (Actor) | 崔德門 (Actor) | 南文哲 (Actor) | Kim Joon Han 宋 康昊 (Actor) | 朴 海日 (Actor) | 全美善 (Actor) | 郑 海均 (Actor) | 崔德门 (Actor) | 南文哲 (Actor) | Kim Joon Han ソン・ガンホ (Actor) | パク・ヘイル (Actor) | チョン・ミソン (Actor) | Jung Hae Kyun (Actor) | Choi Dok Mun (Actor) | Nam Moon Cheol (Actor) | Kim Joon Han 송 강호 (Actor) | 박 해일 (Actor) | 전미선 (Actor) | 정 해균 (Actor) | 최덕문 (Actor) | 남문철 (Actor) | 김준한
Director: Jo Cheol Hyeon 曹喆鉉 曹喆铉 Jo Cheol Hyeon 조철현
Release Date: 2021-11-05
Publisher Product Code: TCED-6065
Language: Japanese, Korean
Subtitles: Japanese
Place of Origin: South Korea
Picture Format: NTSC What is it?
Disc Format(s): DVD
Region Code: 2 - Japan, Europe, South Africa, Greenland and the Middle East (including Egypt) What is it?
Other Information: DVD
Shipment Unit: 1 What is it?
YesAsia Catalog No.: 1105058094

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[アーティスト/ キャスト]
ソン・ガンホ / パク・ヘイル / チョン・ミソン / キム・ジュンハン / チャ・レヒョン / タン・ジュンサン / イム・ソンジェ / チョ・チョルヒョン (監督、脚本)

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本編110分

国のために、民衆のために― 独自の文字創製のため命を懸けた世宗王の情熱と葛藤を描く史劇エンターテイメント! 民衆のための文字創製へ。朝鮮王朝史上屈指の名君とされる世宗大王と卑賤な僧侶が朝鮮固有の新たな文字を生みだそうとした奮闘の日々を鮮やかに描く。ソン・ガンホ×パク・ヘイル豪華競演! ――朝鮮固有の新たな文字「ハングル」に命をかけた世宗王、最後の8年間。朝鮮第4代国王・世宗の時代。これまで朝鮮には自国語を書き表す文字が存在しておらず、上流階級層だけが特権として中国の漢字を学び使用していた。この状況をもどかしく思う世宗 (ソン・ガンホ) は、庶民でも容易に学べて書くことができる朝鮮独自の文字を作ることを決意。そこで、低い身分ながら何カ国もの言語に詳しい和尚シンミ (パク・ヘイル) とその弟子たちを呼び寄せ、協力を仰いだ。王を取り巻く臣下たちは、国の最高位である王様が最下層の僧侶と手を取り合い、庶民に文字を与えようとしている前代未聞の事態に激しく反発。逆境と葛藤のなか、世宗大王とシンミは民へ贈る新たな文字作りに突き進んでいく──!! ※註: ハングル創製に関しては諸説あります。
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