Two clowns living in the Chosun Dynasty get arrested for staging a play that satirizes the king. They are dragged to the palace and threatened with execution, but are given a chance to save their lives if they can make the king laugh.
The film was chosen as South Korea's official submission for the 2006 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.
Korean title: 왕의 남자; 王의 男子; Wang-ui Namja (lit. 'The King's Man')
Release year: 2005
Director: Lee Jun-ik
Starring: Gam Wu-seong, Jung Jin-young & Lee Jun Ki
Click here to watch the movie (part 1) on Veoh. Click here for part 2.
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