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Blades of Blood (구르믈 버서난 달처럼)

구르믈 버서난 달처럼 (Goo-reu-meul Beo-eo-nan Dal-cheo-reom)

Directed by Lee Joon-ik (이준익)

Screenplay by , ,


111min | Release date in South Korea :

Also known as "Like the Moon Escaping from the Clouds"
In the 16th century in Chosun dynasty, HWANG Jung-hak and LEE Mong-hak create the “Grand Alliance” with the united dream of a better world. While the new leader LEE dreams of eradicating this world of all its corruption and becoming king himself, the legendary blind swordsman HWANG who had once been his comrade goes after him with the loss of his good friend at the hands of LEE. Just as the king abandoned his kingdom from Japanese invasion, the two come face-to-face inside the empty palace and begin their last battle they were destined to fight.


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    2010/05/12, Source
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    2010/04/27, Source
    Korean actor Cha Seung-won [Lee Jin-hyuk/10Asia] Actor Cha Seung-won never gets tired. He melted viewers' hearts through his role in SBS' "THE CITY HALL" last year and soon after played the stylish detective in movie "Secret - 2009". Then in order to play the role of Lee Mong-hak, he armed himself with sharp teeth and a long sword for film "Blades of Blood" which is set to open in theaters on April 29. A slew of other large productions starring Cha, including movie "71-Into the Fire" and drama "ATHENA" are also standing in line for release later this year. Below are excerpts from 10Asia's interview with Cha Seung-won. 10: Your film "Blades of Blood" is awaiting release. It's already receiving a lot of hype because it's helmed by famed director Lee Joon-ik and stars yourself and actor Hwang Jung-min. How do you feel about this movie? Cha Seung-won: I think it'll do roughly well. Roughly. (laugh) Last night I dreamt that I was heading somewhere, walking on a field covered with snow. Snow means wealth. And when I climbed over a fence, I saw was an ocean. I woke up saying wow! (laugh),...More
  • [INTERVIEW] Actor Cha Seung-won - Part 2

    2010/04/27, Source
    Korean actor Cha Seung-won [Lee Jin-hyuk/10Asia]   10: "71-Into the Fire" is in post-production right now. What was it like filming the movie? It must have not been easy -- I saw photos taken on set which basically seemed like ruins. Cha Seung-won: I didn't see a single woman on set the whole time we shot "71-Into the Fire". kwon Sang-woo, T.O.P (Choi Seung-hyun) and I thought 'Wow this is too much'. (laugh) You'll probably be able to tell from the photos but When you see the behind-the-scenes pictures all you see are men. 10: Maybe that's why Choi Seung-hyun received so much attention. (laugh) Cha: We all like him very much. There is no reason not to like him. He had a really tough time on set after having been an idol group singer. He would say hello at lunch, sit next to me and eat covered in make-up which makes him look messy. And when I ask him if filming is bearable, he would say he likes it. He's a really good guy,...More
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    By Lee Hyo-won
    Staff Reporter

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    2010/04/20, Source
    Film, "Blades of Blood" is starring Han Ji-hye. Han Ji-hye was at the press meeting for this new releasing film and confessed that her acting was so bad in the first few scenes that they had to be deleted completely! She had a hard time trying to make,...More
  • Traces of Lee Joon-ik's work in "Blades of Blood"

    2010/04/20, Source
    The cast of "Blades of Blood" from left to right: Hwang Jung-min, Baek Seong-hyeon, Cha Seung-won and Han Ji-hye [Movie Production company Haneul] They have all dreamt about the moon that escaped from the clouds. Lee Mong-hak (played by Cha Seung-won) wants to shine as the king who renews the rotten Chosun period and Hwang Jeong-hak (played by Hwang Jeong-min) hopes he can clear away clouds by blocking Lee Mong-hak who took away his conviction and the life of his friend. Kyeon-ja (played by Baek Sung-hyun) wants to overcome the pent-up anger he feels towards Lee Mong-hak who killed his father. And Baek Ji (played by Han Ji-hye) simply wants to walk under the moonlight with the person she loves. However, Kyeon-ja screams "Have you once in your life ever lived in a world like that" and fail to step under the moon's brilliant light. Traces of the war and laughter from "Hwangsanbul" and love and tragedy from the "The King and the Clown", both productions by Lee Joon-ik, can easily be found in his new pic "Blades of Blood". The film resembles "Hwangsanbul" in how the most serious situation and tragedy is melted away by humor and "The King and the Clown" when Kyeon-ja cries in a thunderous voice towards the craziness occuring in the palace. However, it is difficult to declare that "Blades of Blood" is director Lee's final masterpiece, just like the saying that it is hard to create a beautiful face with the perfect features. The conflicts amongst the characters are dull enough to seem trite and it cannot be concealed by the beautiful scenery or lyrical music. Will "Blades of Blood" be able to become a different moon for the audience who has already experienced and found joy from the prominent historical drama like "Slave Hunters?" The movie opens in local theaters on April 29,...More
  • [PHOTOS] "Blades of Blood" press screening

    2010/04/20, Source
    Actors Cha Seung-won and Hwang Jung-min [Park Sung-ki/Asia Economic Daily] From left, actors Cha Seung-won and Hwang Jung-min attend a press screening for film "Blades of Blood" held at the COEX Megabox Multiplex theater in Seoul, South Korea on April 19, 2010,...More
  • [ChanMi's star news] The blind swordsman, Hwang Jung-min receive praise!

    2010/03/30, Source
    Movie, "Blades of Blood" with Hwang Jung-min has received a lot of good ratings for his acting as the blind swordsman character! Hwang Jung-min in the film looks disheveled yet has crafty jokes and insightful perceptions with great martial skills! He is the legendary blind swordsman! He travels with Lee Mong-hak acted by Cha Seung-won and strives to prevent rebellions by revealing the hidden sword in his cane. He is the first blind fighter ever in Korean film. It's hard to act as a blind man as well as a warrior b,...More
  • [PHOTOS] "Blades of Blood" press conference

    2010/03/24, Source
    Actress Han Ji-hye and actor Cha Seung-won [Lee Ki-bum/Asia Economic Daily] From left, actress Han Ji-hye and actor Cha Seung-won pose during a photo session of a press conference for film "Blades of Blood" held at Sookmyung Art Center's Theater S in Seoul, South Korea on March 23, 2010,...More
  • [ChanMi's movie news] Han Ji-hye in a new movie

    2010/03/23, Source
    Han Ji-hye is at the press meeting for her movie, "Blades of Blood". Here, she takes on the image of a very innocent and pure woman. This film is a movie that was a animation film on the Japanese colonization. The story is on Lee Mong-hak who wishes to be a king despite the chaos and trials of this period. A blind man who fights against Lee to keep the world just through battles that mak,...More
  • Korean film "Blades of Blood" sold overseas before premiere

    2010/03/19, Source
    Poster of Korean film "Blades of Blood" [Achim Pictures] Korean film "Blades of Blood" has been sold to five countries ahead of its release, according to the movie producers Achim Pictures on Friday. The trailer for "Blades of Blood" was shown at the 60th Berlin International Film Festival and five countries -- Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg and South America -- purchased the picture which has yet to be released in Korea,...More
  • 2010 Korean Cinema Lineup
    2009/12/27, Source
    By Lee Hyo-won
    Staff Reporter

    The past year represented hope and revitalization for Korean cinema. While problems such as piracy linger on, the forecast for 2010 cinema appears promising with diverse projects in the making.

    Cineastes are finding inspiration from the past and are bringing rem,...
  • Movies to Watch in 2010
    2009/12/07, Source
    The film industry is already preparing for next year. Many renowned filmmakers have returned to Korea to produce movies about war and sequels to hit movies.

    Director Im Kwon-taek will produce his 101st movie,...
  • Applications for the 2nd Cultural Contents Project Camp Now Being Accepted
    2009/11/06, Source
    The Korea Creative Content Agency (KOCCA, President & CEO Lee Jae-woong) is now accepting applications for the 2nd Cultural Contents Project Camp until November 6th.
    Jointly run by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and KOCCA, the training program is designed to help top talents gain nece,...
  • [ChanMi's movie news] Hwang Jung-min, Cha Seung-won, and Han Ji-hye casted!

    2009/08/04, Source
    "Blades of Blood" main cast is revealed! The new Director Lee Joon-ik's film's fantastic cast consists of Hwang Jung-min, Cha Seung-won, Han Ji-hye, and Baek Sung-hyun! The film is based on the cartoon that is historical fiction with great action scenes. Hwang Jung-min is Hwang Jeong-hak who has a rivalry against the legendary blind swordsman. Cha Seung-won is Lee Mong-hak, the royal bloodline who dreams of rebelling against the world. The character Hwang Jeong-hak is blind, however he is most cunning and quickest swordsman who teaches Gyeon-ja who seeks revenge against,...More

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 Produced by
 Jo Cheol-hyeon (조철현)
 Oh Seung-hyeon-I (오승현)
 Jo Cheol-hyeon (조철현)
 Production department
 Kim Joon-seok (김준석)
 Score composer
 Kim Soo-chul (김수철)
 Score composer
 Choi Tae-hwan-I (최태환)
 Stunt/martial arts department
 Jo Myung-haeng (조명행)
 Martial arts team
 Lee Jeon-ho (이전호)
 Poster designer
Technical Information
111 min 35mm Cinemascope (2.35)
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Festival(s) & award(s)
Sales or release dates & Box Office
Airing dates : 2010/04/28
South Korean Box Office
Source : &
As of 2010.06.13 : 1,389,295 admissions (total)
As of 2010.06.06 : 1,384,499 admissions (total)
As of 2010.05.30 : 1,375,287 admissions (total)
As of 2010.05.23 : 1,359,657 admissions (total)
As of 2010.05.16 : 1,286,199 admissions (total)
As of 2010.05.09 : 1,076,607 admissions (total)
As of 2010.05.02 : 521,528 admissions (total)
As of 2010.04.25 : 7,627 admissions (total)

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It's not like Sword eith no name or similar dumb movies. It's trully a good one with believable swordfight. Poor Kwang. :(
2011-03-02 06:42:48
2011-03-01 05:44:22
Finally a good "chosun-style" swordfighting war movie. The characters are great such as the actors.
Oh, I really can't wait this movie to be released, Can't wait to see this one!
2010-04-20 12:09:28
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Blades of Blood (구르믈 버서난 달처럼)

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