A drama like legend had some modernish elements to it continue reading hong gil dong. Read this folktale to find out why being exiled from his family actually turned out to be a blessing. Hong kil dong is a 1986 martial arts film from north korea. Set during the reign of famous tyrant king yeonsangun, it tells the story of hong gildong, the son of a servant who stole from the rich and gave to the poor, and his journey in becoming joseons first revolutionary activist hong gil dong yoon kyunsang is the son of servant hong ah mo gae, which gives gil dong no legal standing in joseon society. Hong gildong korean thief hong gildong jeon, a korean novel often translated as the story of hong gildong. He is the korean version of robin hood but his name is used commonly as the korean version of john doe. The most exciting of hong gildongs adventures come to us in a chrome of notquiteenglish. Hong gil dong kang jihwan was born as an illegitimate child of minister hong. Portrayed by kang jihwan and lee insung in the 2008 kbs2 tv series hong gildong.
Its a historical drama but not a pure sageuk like jumong or jewel in the palace. Episode 20 was so much better in my opinion than episode 19. The story of hong gil dong by susan uhlig overdrive. The drama is loosely based on hong gildong, a fictional book about a robin hood during koreas joseon dynasty, but with. A short plot summary about the anime hong gil dong would help many anime and manga fans decide whether they want to watch this show or not. I somewhat affectionately call it hong gil ding dong instead. The illegitimate son of a nobleman defends peasants. The culprit who is posing as a royal official is not stealing wealth. Who else was afraid for a second that our hero had crossed over to the dark side. Hong gildong kang jihwan was born as an illegitimate child of minister hong.
Gifted with supreme intelligence and supernatural abilities, he steals from rich and corrupt aristocrats, which has drawn. I think part of why hong gil dong feels different from the average drama apart from aesthetic, i. However, a local monk think hes destined to be more. After struggling severe discrimination by family and society, gil dong escaped and decided to become a bandit leader. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading the story of. Maybe its because id heard er, read whisperings of the big event in the last episode, and that sucked out all the surprise for me. Hong gildong has been called the korean robin hood, but really oversimplifies the story. The authorship of tale of hong gildong is ascribed to ho gyun. Based on a novel published during the chosun era, the story tells of hong gil dong, the illegitimate son of a political minister who settles into a life of professional laziness, after being discouraged by his father. The story of hong gildong is arguably the single most important work of classic korean fiction. He spends most of his time lazing the day away and taking goods from the various merchants. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. My favorite funny scene of the korean drama hong gil dong.
This korean folktale follows the efforts of hong gil dong in his effort to help the people in his nation. Students of comparative mythology will be interested to see how bits of other literatures especially arthurian turn up in hong gildongs story. Song of the day heritage mama song zshare download audio clip. Hong gil dong, kim suro, lee beomsoo, lee shiyoung. This korean folktale follows the efforts of hong gildong in his effort to help the people in his nation.
As a prime example of soseol prose fiction written prior to the modern period, it has the advantage over more esoteric works like kim manjungs nine cloud dream in featuring an exciting story of a righteous outlaw hero who has often been described as the korean robin hood. The introduction might have made more of this lineage and discussed in more detail how modern korean writers make use of the story in their work, but it does a competent job overall of placing the. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading the story of hong gildong penguin classics. What would happen if the descendants of joseonera robin hoodlike hero hong gil dong were alive today and secretly carrying on his legacy of punishing evildoers and helping the poor tags. Like its english counterpart, robin hood, it has been adapted into countless movies, television shows, novels and. The councillors wife, not surprisingly, dislikes hong kil dong. Hong gil dong played by actor kang ji hwan of coffee house is a martial arts prodigy with a chip on his shoulder. New penguin classic the story of hong gildong, is more than korean robin hood the story of hong gildong, translated by minsoo kang for penguin classics. Hong gildong, the hero is a comical historical drama that differs from typical hero stories with supernatural powers. It is both an awesome adventure tale with dragons, magic, assassins, demons, bandits, and betrayal, and a complex human drama, where one young man must find and understand his place in the world.
Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free. This film was particularly popular in eastern europe and cuba, as it was widely distrib. I know we could charge money, but then we couldnt achieve our mission. Hong gildong jeon is a korean novel, often translated as the story of hong gildong, written. Mar 15, 2016 the story of hong gildong penguin classics kang, minsoo, kang, minsoo, kang, minsoo on. He is stealing the hearts and minds of your people, your majesty. Hong gildong, an illegitimate son of a nobleman and his lowborn concubine, is the main character of the story. Watch full length episodes, video clips, highlights and more. Then feel free to add a description to our database using our entry form. The illegitimate son of a minister becomes a robin hood during the joseon dynasty.
Hong gil dong, the hero is a comical historical drama that differs from typical hero stories with supernatural powers. Oscars best picture winners best picture winners golden globes emmys san diego comiccon new york comiccon sundance film festival toronto intl film festival awards central festival central all events. Gwon ri father of hong kil dong riyonun ri yong ho ri hong kil dong. With no opportunities to do any legitimate work despite his brilliance, gil dong becomes the leader of a band of smugglers who steals from the rich to give to the poor. Hong gil dong korean thief hong gildong jeon, a korean novel often translated as the story of hong gildong. The sequence ends almost abruptly, then we move forward to the birth of hong kil dong son of the royal councillor hon and his young concubine. Watch full episodes free online of the tv series hong gil dong with subtitles. There was a divisive figure in the joseon dynasty who was a hero to the people but an enemy to the establishment. A north korean martial arts film, hong kil dong, was released in 1986, in which he fights against japanese ninjas. Hong gil dong yoon kyunsang is the son of servant hong ah mo gae, which gives gil dong no legal standing in joseon society.
Hong gildong character hong gil dong, a chinese tv series. New penguin classic the story of hong gildong, is more. Yes, hong gil dong is silly and its comedy tends to the broad, but dont get me wrong the series isnt entirely without cleverness. Dear internet archive supporter, i ask only once a year. Fast sword hong gildong is a 2008 south korean television series starring kang jihwan in the title role, sung yuri, jang keunsuk and kim rina. With kyesung chan, son hui chang, sun bu choe, yong il hwan. The drama is loosely based on hong gildong, a fictional book about a robin hood during koreas joseon dynasty, but with modern influences and comedic tones. The councillors wife, not surprisingly, dislikes hong kil dong s mother and hires assassins to kill her and her little boy while on a trip in the province.
It aired on kbs2 from january 2 to march 26, 2008 on. A fantastic story of adventure, it has been adapted into countless movies, television shows, novels, and comics in korea. Hong gil dong is the fictional character from a very common and traditional folk tale of korea. Nov 19, 20 my favorite funny scene of the korean drama hong gil dong. The story of hong gildong helps define korean sense of identity hong gildong is to koreans both north and south as superman is to americans. The anonymous early modern epic celebrates the deeds of a lowborn lad, the son of a concubine, whose abilitieshe needed to hear only. There are commercials, but you can watch for free and the subtitles work just fine.
Hong kil dong is the son of hong, the local lord, and his concubine. The importance of hong gildong jeon the story of hong gildong to korean culture is hard to exaggerate. Based on a fictional book about a robin hood in korea, hong gil dong this drama is very loosely based off of that book and the time it was set in. The story of hong gildong penguin classics kindle edition. Read iftaeyeon hong gil dong ost from the story snsd lyrics by ambitiousweirdgirl germie alicpala with 1,535 reads. Jun 01, 2006 hong kil dong is denied a place in the ministry because his mother is a commoner. The story of hong gildong helps define korean sense of. Other than the subtitle issue, the series was great. Quite misleading as on the 1st episode shows the scene where they were all together. The councillors wife, not surprisingly, dislikes hong kil dongs mother and hires assassins to kill her and her little boy while on a trip in the province. This book includes two short stories by south korean writer seo hajin. Hong gil dongs descendants carry on the crimefighting legacy by javabeans.
The story of hong gildong penguin classics kang, minsoo, kang, minsoo, kang, minsoo on. The story is based on a korean novel written sometime in the late 16th or early 17th centuries. He seeks alternate ways to develop his talents and then a wellknown legend in korea, daring from the 17th century, and thought to be the first novel written in korean using han gul, the korean alphabet, rather than chinese characters. The story of hong gildong penguin classics kindle edition by kang, minsoo, kang, minsoo, kang, minsoo. The story of hong gildong by minsoo kang, paperback barnes. In hong gildong, seo draws from an early korean tale to tell the story of a man wading through a midlife crisis. On imdb tv, you can catch hollywood hits and popular tv series at no cost. Hong gil dong dramabeans korean drama episode recaps. Set during the reign of famous tyrant king yeonsangun, it tells the story of hong gil dong yoon kyun sang, the illegitimate son of a nobleman who stole from the rich and gave to the poor, and his journey in becoming joseons first revolutionary activist. Its not one of the better historical kdramas out there, and the only reason i continued watching it was frankly. Like its english counterpart, robin hood, it has been adapted into countless movies, television shows, novels and comics. Based on a fictional book about a robin hood in korea,hong gil dong this drama is very loosely based off of that book and the time it was set in. The story of hong gildong by minsoo kang, paperback. Kdramas usually fall into one of several categories.
Jun 16, 2015 sim hyung rae plays a cassic hero of korea. Due to the strict confucian laws of the joseon dynasty, gil dong, born an illegitimate child, is not accepted by his father and family. Clouds movie songs, music by ar rahman, full mp3 song album download, beyond the clouds songs. Sep 23, 2011 ah hong gil dong, got to know this drama after watching lee beomsoos the descendants of hong gil dong righteous thief preferred this version tho. The main characters are those of modern times and the story is youthful and bright. This is hong gildong 1986, a cinematic version of the legendary folklore story about adventures of the korean robin hood. If it seems overthetop and mindless, its because its humor is lowbrow, but the writers do manage to sneak in some sly wit. But even in the period of dynamic economic growth, representative politics, and free expression, persistent problems remained. May 30, 2010 korean drama hong gil dong hmong dubbed by ykm production. Hong gildong character hong gildong, a chinese tv series. Taeyeon if cover crazy mind snsd lyrics kpop t shirts for women cover free song lyrics blanket. As the illegitimate son of a high ranking government official, he was cast out.1484 1504 1023 1363 41 1542 1320 1310 509 1485 560 1536 1184 923 1126 469 1480 221 1421 1178 475 562 1397 620 634 939 848 1028 142 123 811 249 151 991 373