The King and the Clown

Lee Jun-ik

The King and the Clown is a political satire, a transgender film and a period drama all at the same time. The film was the highest grossing film of the year in South Korea. A group of street clowns and a transgender starts to play for the despotic 15th century King Yeonsan. The tensions between the lead clown, the transgender and the king make for an intense tragic drama.

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