Untold Scandal (DVD)
Directed by E J-Yong
Untold Scandal (DVD)
Combining bold erotica, historical detail, and eloquent tragedy, Untold Scandal roots Choderlos de Laclos' Les Liaisons Dangereuses in 19th Century Korea. Previously set in pre-revolutionary France (Dangerous Liaisons) and in a wealthy New York prep school (Cruel Intentions), this version of the timeless Gallic tale of treachery, lust, and sacrifice may even be the best of the lot(The Los Angeles Times).
Elegant, courtly, and sexually voracious young Lord Jo-wons (Bae Yon-jun) public life of idle nobility masks a not-so-private life of unending sexual conquest. Challenged by his equally debauched cousin Lady Cho (Lee Mi-suk) to seduce a teenage virgin (Lee Soh-yeon) threatening Chos household kingdom, Jo-won accepts on condition that Cho surrender herself to him if he succeeds. But the real target of Jo-wons rapacious charm and ardor becomes Lady Sook (Jeon Do-yeon), a stunningly attractive, pious widow known as the gate of chastity. As Untold Scandal Machiavellian intrigue heats up, Jo-wons boast that "I have room for only one person in my heart" may prove his undoing.
Full of "startling beauty" (L. A. Weekly), Untold Scandal maps the labyrinth of the soul as surely as it details the pleasures of the flesh. Its glossy evocation of the decadence and hypocrisy of the Chosun Dynasty, Korea's Victorian age, broke box office records in South Korea. After the US release, Untold Scandal's stunning costumes and art direction, lush landscapes, and beautifully framed and lighted sequences (The New York Post) were declared"a major feat" (The New York Times).
DVD Extras Include:
- Film trailers
- Stills gallery
- Optional English subtitles
- Enhanced for 16X9 TVs
"A viciously purring comedy of sexual conquest." - Elvis Mitchell, The New York Times
"It's a ten course treat for the eyes and ears...An elegant, witty game of seduction." - Derek Elley, Variety
Official Selection, Montreal and Los Angeles Film Festivals and New York's New Directors/New Films
Interested in bringing Untold Scandal to your school or library? If you'd like to have an in-class viewing, on-campus screening, or purchase the DVD for your library's collection, please contact Estelle Grosso or call (212) 629-6880 with your request.
Untold Scandal may also be available with Public Performance Rights (PPR) and Digital Site Licensing (DSL) for colleges and universities. To purchase the DVD with PPR or DSL, please contact Estelle Grosso or call (212) 629-6880. Click here to learn more at Kino Lorber Edu.
RT' @ktcfilm': We had the second best per-theater average of all new independent films this weekend! Thank you to everyone who turned out and…
RT' @MiamiFilmFest': JORDAN RESSLER SCREENWRITING AWARD Xavier Legrand - CUSTODY #MiamiFF
Now on #Bluray: 50th anniversary edition of THE LION IN WINTER starring Peter O’Toole, Katharine Hepburn, Anthony H…' https://t.co/E4lbjQr0Xg'
RT' @ktcfilm': KEEP THE CHANGE is now playing at the' @QuadCinema', screens Tue/Thu at the' @MM_JCCManhattan' and coming soon to select cities! #…
RT' @ktcfilm': "We're trying to show the world that we're the same as everyone else. We have the same hopes and dreams and we all want to fin…
RT' @DavidLeonGill': A review of' @KinoLorber's' new Blu-ray of It's the Old Army Game, starring W. C. Fields and Louise Brooks over at' @zekefi…'
RT' @ktcfilm': We've got two more Q&As with the cast and crew at today's 3pm + 7:05pm shows at the' @QuadCinema'. Last night's sold out so get…
Louise Brooks stars in W.C. Fields's uproarious silent comedy Old Army Game (1926), now out on Blu-ray and DVD:…' https://t.co/muHb8NsRPe'
RT' @DVDBeaver': William Wellman's Stingaree on Blu-ray!' @KinoLorber'' https://t.co/hCdlEuN24D' But the real star is Irene Dunne as Hilda Bouver…
Inquiries & Press
333 W. 39th St., Ste. 503
New York, NY 10018
Tel. (800) 562-3330
Fax. (212) 714-0871
Press & Media
For publicity assistance and press inquiries please contact us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 212-629-6880.