Sunday, June 22, 2014
Sageuk or Korean period dramas come in many varieties. Those that stick to history or at least accurately portray the time period are often about a specific era, showcasing the world as it used to be during that time. 'The Joseon Shooter' brings an interesting element into the mix, by making the change between eras its theme and setting its story around an idea to represent that change. The idea being firearms.
During the mid 19th century Joseon Dynasty, Park Yoon-gang (Lee Joon-ki) is the son of the country's top swordsman. When his father and sister are killed, he is forced to abandon the blade which meant so much to him and become a gunman, using this new weapon to take revenge for the fate of his family.
Full Article: [HanCinema's Drama Preview] "The Joseon Shooter".