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The Sword with No Name

3 Ratings: 3.7
A movie directed by Yong-gyun Kim
2 reviews about The Sword with No Name
review by . November 02, 2011
posted in ASIANatomy
A Woman Stands Tall To Change A Nation...Korea's Own Queen of Tears....
This is a review of the U.S. Bluray release by Funimation so I cannot say if there is an extended cut of this Korean film.      People who have followed my reviews know full well that I am very familiar with the influences of Asian cinema on Western culture and just how much “Wuxia” films I’ve seen through the years. It is no surprise that I would be around to review director Kim Yong-Kyun’s “The Sword with No Name” and it is somewhat surprising …
review by . October 05, 2011
THE SWORD WITH NO NAME: Magnificent Period Drama Depicts Classic Love Story Against Political Chaos
THE SWORD WITH NO NAME is a slick, stylish, and wonderful period drama that explores Empress Myeong-seong’s tumultuous reign as ‘the Queen of Korea’ during the Joseon Dynasty.  The Queen sought to limit Japanese influence within her country, and, to accomplish this, she created stronger bonds with competing nations of the time, such as Russia.  Japanese assassins stormed her chambers in 1895 and killed and desecrated her body.  SWORD tells her story, alongside that   …
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