Detective K: Secret of the Lost Island

Detective K: Secret of the Lost Island (2015)

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"Detective K" is the greatest Joseon detective story ever told about a private eye who is part clumsy and part genius with slyness and wit as his weapon. In 1795, the nineteenth year of King Jeongjo’s reign, a large amount of fake silver is slipped into circulation creating a substantial threat to the economy. Detective Kim Min is assigned the task to investigate the crime ring behind the scheme. He goes undercover read morein a rural village with his best friend and sidekick, Seo-Pil. In the village, the pair meets a girl called Dahae who asks them to help her find her missing sister. Soon, Dahae goes missing, too, and discolored, bluish corpses of village girls begin to wash up on the shore. Kim Min discovers that these deaths are directly related to the manufacturing operation of counterfeit silver.

  • Native title:

    조선명탐정 : 놉의 딸
  • Also Known as:

    Detective K: Farmhand's Daughter; Detective K: Laborer’s Daughter; Joseon Myungtamjung : Nobui Ddal

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Aug 8, 2015
  • Overall 3.0
  • Story 3.0
  • Acting/Cast 3.0
  • Music 3.0
  • Rewatch Value 1.0
Awful! This was billed as a comedy, but was not remotely funny. Opennig with one man being run through with a sword and another being decapitated by two swords, this was very different to the first one. The first one had a serious edge, but managed to include some lgiht farce and genuine laugh out loud moments. This was all dark,.all the tmie. The few moments intended as comic relief were just read more pale rehashes of scenes from the first. VERY disappointing.
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    DejikoUnicorn Aug 23, 2015

    It was so cute and funny. Why people don't care about this good film? I really like it

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    kreps Mar 14, 2015

    Cool, the 2nd detective K. First one was superb.

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    GeaV Dec 16, 2014 - edited

    FULL SUBBED: http://www.gooddrama.net/korean-movie/detective-k-secret-of-the-lost-island-2015

    In the 19th year of Jeonjo’s reign, Kim Min, Joseon’s top detective, who used to be a King’s secret messenger, has been banished to a remote island for some unclear reasons. The only visitors are his old partner, Seo-pil and a young girl, who comes every day to ask him to find her younger sibling. In the meantime, Kim Min happens to hear a rumor that bogus silver bars have been being distributed, which awakens his dormant traits as a detective. He finally makes a bold decision to escape the island and moves on to investigate the case of bogus silver bars fully and to find the young girl’s younger sibling. Joseon’s top detective, Kim Min and Seo-pil may be the first detectives in the history, who stepped up to solve two different cases at the same time! But Hisako, a beautiful, mysterious woman with her identity unknown, continuously interferes the investigation conducted by this excellent pair of detectives. Kim Min and Seo-pil, the excellent pair of Joseon’s top detectives return.

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  • Country:

    South Korea
  • Type:

    Movie
  • Release Date:

    Feb 11, 2015
  • Duration:

    2 hr. 5 min.

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    8.1 (scored by 197 users)
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