A Frozen Flower

A Frozen Flower (2008)

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Under the pressure of the Yuan Kingdom, the King of Goryeo is pressured to produce a successor to the throne. But the king is in love with his loyal general Hong Rim. After seriously pondering the issue, the king asks his lover Hong Rim to sleep with the Queen, with unexpected consequences.

  • Native title:

    쌍화점
  • Also Known as:

    Two Flowers Shop

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Soraa
6 of 7 people found this review helpful
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Mar 1, 2013
  • Overall 10
  • Story 10
  • Acting/Cast 10
  • Music 9.0
  • Rewatch Value 9.0
Yes there is a lot, like a lot of sex scenes, but I don't this it was to much or to explicit sex was part of the plot there's more about the movie than sex. This about Love, different kids of love, there is friendship, true love (no matter how it started)and the extremely obsessed one this is what I think the movie is really about.

The acting is flawless, great job, read more every single character was well played and which I bet it wasn't easy to play.

The music is outstanding traditional Korean music that helped no only to understand the scene but also to understand the characters feelings.

If you're over 18 (just saying), should watch it, and see there is more deep than just just sex.
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purplenette
6 of 7 people found this review helpful
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Jun 15, 2012
  • Overall 7.0
  • Story 7.0
  • Acting/Cast 7.0
  • Music 7.0
  • Rewatch Value 1.0
I wasn't going to admit to watching this at first. Not that I'm a prude, but this movie isn't the typical Korean movie. First of all, this is NOT a family movie. Pretty much the whole first half is about sex. The story is original to me, but I’m not that experienced with Korean movies. I thought it was interesting and the ending was great.

Forget the story…
I was totally floored read more that Song Ji Hyo of Goong and Running Man was in this and doesn’t leave much to the imagination. CRAZY!!! I will never be able to watch Running Man again the same way.
Next there is Jo In Sung who doesn’t leave much to the imagination either and let me just say that even if it is slightly embarrassing it is well worth the look. I had just watched What Happened in Bali and I was not prepared for his role in this movie. I actually kind of felt sorry for his character, because he ended up totally confused and hurt.
Joo Jin Mo is the King in this and I thought he did a really good job. He’s not hard on the eyes either.

Anyway, this isn’t a horrible movie. It isn’t something I typically watch and to be totally honest I would not have watched it if I had known that there was going to be…um…explicit scenes. It just isn’t my thing. I’m not entirely sure if I am comfortable recommending that others watch it either. How about this…watch at your own risk. :-)
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A very tragic and sad love story, deserves a watch!!
Recommended by 11jessie15
Both films involve a love triangle of some sort riddled with high tension, jealousy, and royal scandals.
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    phyra 4 days ago

    damn i just cant get over those scenes easily

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    Byeol 16 days ago
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    yourebeautiful Nov 18, 2014

    Im about to re watch it just for jo in sung. Missed noticing him the first time...hahahaha. ..

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    rachso Oct 1, 2014

    I will always love this movie. the story was twisted

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    ReyBo Sep 19, 2014

    so many porn scenes**
    Oh god i parely breath
    i love it :"

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    Rike Jul 16, 2014

    I didn't like the ending, but not because it was bad executed. I don't like such endings in general. And in the middle I think it was repeating itself a little bit.
    But the rest of this movie, was just spectacular. I had goosebumps watching! The acting was great!

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    MinaVIP Jun 20, 2014

    Awesome movie <3 Not recommeded to people who can't handle sex-scenes though :s you've been warned.

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    heavenlene May 14, 2014

    hhmmm...

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    peacewon May 1, 2014
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    Kawaitanee Apr 23, 2014

    Feels...

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    Mary28 Apr 22, 2014

    Two hottest men alive, a bed scene, song ji hyo and all great actors. Who wouldn't watch?

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    reihane Apr 16, 2014

    I don't like this movie...
    It was unmeaning

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    Jax Apr 10, 2014

    It's an alright movie. I liked the story and I'm always a fan of historical settings. I have to say though, the sex scenes were a...a bit much. At first they may have contributed towards the emotions and concepts the film wanted to convey, but soon it became just plain unnecessary tbh. After a while they no longer felt like they added substance to the movie at all, and dragged on for far longer than was needed, thus becoming redundant. There were so many more important things that could have been shown instead :/ But despite that, this is still a pretty good movie. The actors especially did a great job portraying their roles. And Joo Jin Mo really suits playing king roles~ I find it amusing how he's a Goryeo king both here and in Empress Ki :D

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    OkriSama Apr 7, 2014

    I Feel so Not Innocent anymore T^T

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    cvcvcv Mar 6, 2014

    [NC-17]...

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  • Country:

    South Korea
  • Type:

    Movie
  • Release Date:

    Dec 30, 2008
  • Duration:

    2 hr. 13 min.

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    7.6 (scored by 2,226 users)
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    #1071
  • Popularity:

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