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The Merchant Gaekju

July 27, 2017

The Merchant GaekjuMany great men come from humble beginnings. During the end of the tumultuous Chosun Dynasty, Chun Bong Sam (Jang Hyuk) is a poor peddler who inherits a run-down inn. Through hard work and perseverance against a corrupt bureaucracy, Bong Sam achieves great success and becomes a powerful merchant. Can he help shape the way that industry and business should be done in the emerging modern era? “

It is based on the novel “Gaekju” by Kim Joo Young. The term “gaekju” was used during the Chosun Dynasty to refer to “broker” or “commission merchant.”

Cast:
Jang Hyuk – Cheon Bong-Sam
Yu Oh-Seong – Gil So-Gae
Kim Min-Jung – Mae-Wol
Han Chae-Ah – Jo So-Sa
Park Eun-Hye – Cheon So