Theatrical poster to Monarch
Director Shin Sang-ok[1]
Producer Lee Su-gil
Planner Shin Sang-ok
Screenplay Lee Sang-hyeon
Based on Yoo Ju-Hyeon
Assistant director Seong Nak-hong
Art director Chung Woo-taek
Music Jeong Yoon-joo
Cinematographer Choi Seung-woo
Editor O Seong-hwan
Lighting Kim Dae-jin
Sound recording Yu Chang-geuk
(Sim Jae-hun
Property Kim Hyo-seop
Costume designer Kim Hyo-seop
Make-up Chae Hun
Production studio An Yang Films
Released April 12, 1968
Running time 120 min.
Budget approx. KRW 13,000,000[2]
Debut theatre Kukchae
Attendance 98,000
IMDb profile
KMDb profile

Monarch or Prince Daewon (대원군 / 大院君 - Daewongun) is a 1968 film directed by Shin Sang-ok.[1]


At the end of the Joseon Dynasty, Gojong is made King at an early age due to the death of King Cheoljong. Prince Daewon, Gojong's father, rules by proxy until Gojong's wife, Queen Min, succeeds in driving Daewon out of power.[1]




  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "대원군" (in Korean). Korean Movie Database. Retrieved 2011-07-11.
  2. Monarch (1968) at the Internet Movie Database

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