The Three-Day Reign
The Three-Day Reign
Theatrical poster to The Three-Day Reign
Director Shin Sang-ok[1]
Producer Shin Sang-ok
Screenplay Kwak Il-ro
Based on Kwak Il-Ro
Assistant director Lee Jang-ho
Art director Park Seok-in
Music Hwang Mun-pyeong
Cinematographer Choi Seung-woo
Editor Kim Hyeon
Lighting Ham Wan-seob
Sound recording Yu Chang-geuk
Sim Jae-hun
Property Kim Hyo-seop
Costume designer Kim Mun-ja
Make-up Chae Hun
Production studio An Yang Films
Released February 15, 1973
Running time 132 min.
Debut theatre Kukdo
Attendance 14,707
IMDb profile
KMDb profile

The Three-Day Reign (삼일천하 / 三日天下 - Sam-ilcheonha) is a 1973 film directed by Shin Sang-ok.[1]


In November 1884, at the end of the Yi Dynasty, there is a power struggle between conservatives who want Korea to remain allied with China, and those who side with Japan. Kim Ok-Kyun, one of those inclining for Japan, manages to take power of the country for three days before the Chinese invade and end his reign.[1]





  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 "삼일천하" (in Korean). Korean Movie Database. Retrieved 2011-07-17.
  2. "Awards for The Three-Day Reign (1973)" at IMDb.

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