Seondal: The Man Who Sells the River

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Seondal: The Man Who Sells the River
Kim Seon-dal poster.jpg
Official poster
Directed byPark Dae-Min
Screenplay byPark Dae-Min
Based onBongyi Kim Sunda
StarringYoo Seung-ho
Cho Jae-hyun
Ko Chang-seok
Ra Mi-ran
Kim Min-seok
CinematographyKim Jong-jin
Edited byKim Sang-beom
Kim Jae-beom
M Pictures
SNK Pictures
Distributed byCJ Entertainment
Release date
  • July 6, 2016 (2016-07-06)
Running time
121 mins
CountrySouth Korea
Box officeUS$15 million[1]

Seondal: The Man Who Sells the River (Korean봉이 김선달; RRBongyi Kim Seondal), also known as Kim Seon-dal, is a South Korean movie based on an ancient novel of satire and humor about Kim Seon-dal who sold off the Taedong River. The filming began on June 5, 2015 and finished September 30, 2015.[2][3][4]


Kim Seondal (Yoo Seung-Ho) is a genius swindler, possessing an alluring appearance and boldness. He works with Bo-Won (Ko Chang-seok), female Buddhist Yoon (Ra Mi-ran) and Gyeon (Kim Min-seok). The swindler team is famous nationwide. For their plan, they have to deceive the most powerful man Sung Dae-Ryeon (Cho Jae-Hyun)





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  1. ^ "Seondal: The Man who Sells the River (2016)". Korean Film Biz Zone.
  2. ^ deedeegii. "EXO's Xiumin, Yoo Seung Ho, and More Confirmed for New Movie Cast Lineup". Soompi. Retrieved 2016-05-08.
  3. ^ orionight. "Watch: Yoo Seung Ho And EXO's Xiumin Are Historical Con Men In First Trailer For "Kim Sun Dal"". Soompi. Retrieved 2016-06-05.
  4. ^ "New Korean film portrays young, sexy version of Joseon-era con artist". Yonhap. 31 May 2016.
  5. ^ streamside. "Yoo Seung Ho Considering Lead in New Film Following Work on "Joseon Magician"". Soompi. Retrieved 2016-06-05.
  6. ^ "EXO's Xiumin in talks to make his movie debut alongside Yoo Seung Ho in 'Kim Sun Dal' |". Retrieved 2016-05-08.

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