Like The Moon Escaping From The Clouds – Cool looking Korean Martial Arts film
Posted by LiveFor on March 5, 2010
Like the Moon Escaping from the Clouds has a cool poster and is an action film adapted from a three-book Korean manga series (구르믈 버서난 달처럼*) by Park Heung Yong. It was awarded the Republic of Korea Cartoon Culture Literary Prize by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and in 2005, translated into English by Steven D. Capener. The story is set at the end of the 16th century’s Joseon Dynasty, following Japan’s invasion of Korea.
Set in 15th Century Joseon era South Korea, “Like the Moon Escaping from the Clouds” details the plight of men from the lower classes of society who fight for social equality.
It stars Cha Seung-won as Lee Mong-Hak, Hwang Jung-min as Hwang Jung-Hak, Han Ji-hye as Baek Ji, Baek Sung-hyun as Gyun-Ja.