Heung-Boo: The Revolutionist

Original name: 흥부

Director: Cho Keun-Hyun

Release: February 14, 2018

Runtime: 105 min

Country: Korea

Genre: Action, Adventure

Cast

Jung Woo
as Yeon Heung-Boo
Kim Ju-Hyeok
as Jo Hyuk
Jung Jin-Young
as Jo Hang-Ri
Jung Hae-In
as King Heonjong

Plot

Yeon Heung-Boo (Jung Woo) is an author of popular novels. He writes a novel to find his lost older brother. Yeon Heung-Boo then meets Jo Hyuk (Kim Ju-Hyeok). Jo Hyuk is a nobleman and takes care of people. Yeon Heung-Boo finds enlightenment from Jo Hyuk. Meanwhile, Jo Hyuk’s older brother is Jo Hang-Ri (Jung Jin-Young). He is completely different from Jo Hyuk. He will do anything to gain more power. Yeon Heung-Boo decides to write a story about the brothers Jo Hyuk and Jo Hang-Ri .
Yeon Heung-Boo completes the novel “Heungbu and Nolbu” and the novel is a success. It's popularity soon spreads all across Joseon. Jo Hang-Ri takes advantage of the situation and plots to gain absolute power in Joseon.