Heung-Boo: The Revolutionist

Heung-Boo The RevolutionistProfile

  • Movie: Heung-Boo: The Revolutionist
  • Revised romanization: Heungbu
  • Hangul: 흥부
  • Director: Cho Keun-Hyun
  • Writer: Baek Mi-Kyeong, Kim Dong-Hyuk
  • Producer: Choi Jin, Park Sun-Jin, Choi Hyun-Joo
  • Cinematographer: Park Jae-In
  • Release Date: February 14, 2018
  • Runtime: 105 min.
  • Distributor: Lotte Entertainment
  • Language: Korean
  • Country: South Korea


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.


  1. Movie reinterprets the Korean story “Heungbu and Nolbu,” which was written in Joseon by an unknown writer.
  2. Filming began May 11, 2017 and finished August 18, 2017.
  3. Character posters for movie “Age Of The Rebellion.”


Additional Cast Members:

  • Kwak Dong-Yeon – Sheddong
  • Kim Tae-Joon – Kim Tae-Joon
  • Kang Ha-Neul – Park Dol-Po (cameo)


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