Archived from on 18 December 2014. Fight scenes have great flow to them, no wires, no one flying around or mystical swordsman. As Dol Moo-Chi is about to be executed, a group of righteous thieves known as Kundo arrives. Set in the 19th century. Jo Yoon Gang Dong-Won is the illegitimate son of a wealthy nobleman and a gisaeng.
But for one man, a debt of bloody revenge is owed to the aristocrat that robbed him of his family and his name. In these turbulent times, a band of fighters named Kundo rise against the authorities. Standing in front of Jo Yoon, Dolchi challenges his arch-enemy to a final duel. As Dol Moo-Chi is about to be executed, a group of righteous thieves known as Kundo arrive. What does this price mean? To become the only heir, Jo Yoon then decides to kill the pregnant wife of his late stepbrother. In an era where status is decided by birth, this band of thieves risks their lives for honor, in the name of the poor and 1859.
Jo Yoon struggles for recognition from his father. But Kundo does a nice job getting you entertained, there's a little bit of a humorous undertone at times as well. At times the film reminds me of the American westerns of the late 60's and early 70's that tried to give an honest voice to the First Peoples plight. His failure causes tragedy to unfold upon his family and himself. The late dynasty was a period of social and economic unrest in Korea, and it was also a time of great tyranny. The fights are well choreographed don't get me wrong, but there's nothing that stands out apart from perhaps the final showdown.
The aristocracy class ruling the country was only interested in their wealth, they exploited and persecuted the poor. Because his father and his wife failed to have a son themselves, they bring Jo Yoon into their home at the age of 10. Thus the game of good and evil is set with Dolmuchi siding with a team of bandits who steal from the rich to give to the poor. The choreographed fighting style is every bit as entertaining as Hong Kong's action films that match this type of film. A chance though arises for Jo Yoon to become a legitimate son. There are consistent strife between the the ruling aristocracy and the poverty stricken farmers and artisans that struggle to survive.
The commonality between the two is a seething anger that threatens to undo their progress. Due to continuous natural disasters and poor harvests, poverty, hunger and death are rampant. Later, his stepmother gives birth to their first legitimate son. This was the all-time highest opening day box office in South Korea, for both a foreign and domestic film, breaking previous records set by 2011 and 2013 Kundo's record would shortly be broken eight days later by. Dol Moo-Chi is then brought in front of Jo Yoon and is hired to kill Jo Yoon's pregnant sister-in-law. Other times your just thrown into a scene not to sure why. His younger stepbrother is killed by a group of thieves.
Don't think too deeply about it, don't try to find some deeper meaning, simply watch it. Meanwhile, Dol Moo-Chi Ha Jung-Woo works as a lowly butcher. During this time Jo Yoon Kang is taken from the brothel he was born in, to the house of his father Joo and told he is the heir to his fortune; that is until his half-brother comes along. Despite it's epic sweep and solid acting, Kundo may ultimately have trouble putting butts in the seats due to its fighting sequences. Even then Jo Yoon is put at so much of a disadvantage one can't help but speculate that if he had the use of all his limbs and faculties he would once again be able to easily defeat Dolmuchi. But Kundo does a nice job getting you entertained, there's a little bit of a humorous undertone at times as well. It should also be noted that the Action is pretty great! It I liked it, it's a little predictable, some times it's a little hard to follow.
The film is about the time period in 17th-century. All in all it's entertaining! Dong-Won Kang is rapturous with his calm, concise words and demeanor. The story, with all its raw intensity, personable emotion, and hypnotizing sound effects are of equal status in this one. The members of Kundo believe that their cause is more important than their own lives. To become the only heir, Jo Yoon then decides to kill the pregnant wife of his late stepbrother. Jo Yoon Gang Dong-Won is the illegitimate son of a wealthy nobleman and a gisaeng. Set in the 19th century, when lowly butcher Dol Moo-Chi refuses to carry out an assignment, his failure causes tragedy to unfold upon his family and himself.
Perlu diketahui, film-film yang terdapat pada web ini didapat dari web pencarian di internet. There is some strong character work and directorial choices that sets it apart from others of its ilk and while the fighting scenes were short of spectacular, the bandits and their unique skills sets stop them from becoming monotonous. . The last days of the Joseon Dynasty, where the wages of greed bring poverty and death. All in all it's entertaining! Dol Moo-Chi though is unable to carry out the execution. Jo Yoon possesses elite sword skills and decides to plunder from the poor to amass a vast fortune.