The King and the Clown(2005)

The King and the Clown (2005)
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Two clowns arrested for satirizing the king must make the king, the worst Joseon tyrant, laugh or they will be executed; during the reign of Yeonsangun of Joseon (reigned 1494–1506)

RATINGS

7.4
/10

RUNTIME

119 min

AGE RATING

PG-13

COUNTRY

South Korea

LANGUAGE

Korean

DIRECTOR

Joon-ik Lee

CAST

Woo-seong Kam, Jin-young Jung, Seong-Yeon Kang, Joon-Gi Lee

Plot

Two clowns living in Korea's 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.