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MASQUERADE – Korean film at the Angelika Film Center MOSAIC in Fairfax, VA

Hope you all stayed safe during Hurricane Sandy, now that the storm is over check out this great film in Virginia!

The hotly anticipated historical drama “Masquerade,” starring Korea’s world star LEE Byung-hun and written by Old Boy co-writer, HWANG Jo-yoon.

The versatile actor LEE (G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra and A Bittersweet Life) plays the dual lead as both the tragic King Gwang-hae and that of the commoner who shares a fatefully remarkable resemblance to the ruler, Ha-Seon. Deeply embroiled in palace intrigue which aims to assassinate the ruler, King Gwang-Hae orders his trusted councilor Heo Kyun to find him a body double.  When the King collapses from a mysterious poison, Ha-seon must carry off the biggest masquerade of his career to save the country from chaos while under imminent threat of death.

Acclaimed character actor RYU Seung-ryong (All About My Wife, War of the Arrows) and rising star HAN Hyo-Joo (Always) appear in supporting roles as the councilor and the queen, respectively.

Angelika Film Center & Café, Mosaic
2911 District Avenue, Fairfax, VA 22031
(For GPS use: 8200 Strawberry Ln. – Enter Strawberry Lane off Gallows Rd/Rt 650)

Here’s a review of the film:


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