The Fatal Encounter
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- Movie: The Fatal Encounter (English title) / King's Wrath (literal title)
- Revised romanization: Yeokrin
- Hangul: 역린
- Director: Lee Jae-Kyu
- Writer: Choi Sung-Hyun
- Producer: Lee Yong-Nam, Choe Nak-Kwon
- Cinematographer: Go Nak-Sun
- Release Date: April 30, 2014
- Runtime: 135 min.
- Distributor: Lotte Entertainment
- Language: Korean
- Country: South Korea
King Jeongjo (Hyun-Bin) has been in power for only one year. He has already gone through several failed assassination attempts on his life and his hold on power is fragile at best. He trusts only his eunuch named Sang-Chaek (Jung Jae-Young) and the Commander of Geumwiyoung named Hong Kook-Young (Park Sung-Woong).
Meanwhile, Queen Jungsoon (Han Ji-Min) and the vassals from Noron plot to assassinate King Jeongjo.
Outside of the palace, Eul-Soo (Cho Jung-Seok) was raised as an elite assassin by Gwang-Bae (Cho Jae-Hyun). Gwang-Bae then orders Eul-Soo to kill King Jeongjo otherwise his love Wol-Hye (Jung Eun-Chae) will be killed.
- Filming began September 10, 2013.
|Hyun-Bin||Jung Jae-Young||Cho Jung-Seok||Han Ji-Min|
|King Jeongjo||Kab-Soo||Eul-Soo||Queen Jungsoon|
|Cho Jae-Hyun||Park Sung-Woong||Kim Sung-Ryoung||Jung Eun-Chae|
|Gwang-Bae||Hong Kook-Young||King Jeongjo's mother||Wol-Hye|
Additional Cast Members:'
- Yoo Eun-Mi - Bok-Bing
- Song Young-Chang - Koo Sun-Bok
- Lee Do-Kyeong - Ahn Guk-Rae
- Seo Yi-Sook - Go Soo-Ae
- Kim Min-Jae - Choi Se-Bok
- Kim Dae-Myung - Gang Yong-Hwi
- Ahn Sang-Tae - Queen Jungsoon's Eunuch
- Kwak Ja-Hyoung - Military General of Joseon
- Han Sung-Chun - Joo-Seo
- Ko Bo-Gyeol - laundry court lady 1 at palace
- Jang Yong-Bok - Dongduk meeting liege 2
- Lee Dong-Yong - Jeon Ki-Soo
- Kang Shin-Ha - Geumwiyoung 8
- Han Chul-Woo - Noron 1
- Cheon Bo-Keun - Eul-Soo (child)
- Sung Yoo-Bin - Kab-Soo (child)
- Goo Seung-Hyun - King Jeongjo (child)
- Lee Jae-Hee - Wol-Hye (child)
- 2014 (13th) Asian Film Festival of Dallas - July 10-17, 2014
- 2014 (18th) Fantasia Film Festival - July 17-August 7, 2014 *Quebec Premiere
- 2014 (19th) Busan International Film Festival - Oct. 2-11, 2014 - Korean Cinema Today: Panorama
- 2014 (51st) Daejong Film Awards - November 21, 2014
- Best Art Design