Published on 27 Jun 2016 | 6 months ago
Movie: The Treacherous (English title) / Treacherous Retainer (literal title)
Revised romanization: Ganshin
Director: Min Kyu-Dong
Writer: Lee Yoon-Sung, Min Kyu-Dong
Producer: Park Ja-Myung, Min Jin-Soo
Cinematographer: Park Honh-Yeol
Release Date: May 21, 2015
Runtime: 131 min.
Genre: Period-15th Century / Royal Family / Award Winning
Distributor: Lotte Entertainment
Country: South Korea
Prince Yeonsan (Kim Kang-Woo) becomes engulfed with insanity as he kills those responsible for his mother's death. He appoints his longtime friend Im Soong-Jae (Ju Ji-Hoon) and his father to the position of retainer. They are then ordered to round up beautiful women from all parts of the country to pleasure Prince Yeonsan. Women are taken regardless of their marriage status or social class, which causes widespread anger.
Dan-Hee (Lim Ji-Yeon) is a beautiful woman, but she is a butcher from the lowest class. She saves Im Soong-Jae from danger and then begs him to take her to the palace. Im Soong-Jae refuses for his own personal reasons.
Nevertheless, Dan-Hee soon enters the palace. Im Soong-Jae becomes conflicted and the Prince lusts after the beautiful Dan-Hee.