Bridal Mask


Title: 각시탈 / Gaksital / Bridal Mask
Chinese Title: 新娘面具
Also Known as: The Bride Mask, Doll Mask
Genre: Action
Episodes: 24
Broadcast network: KBS2
Broadcast period: 2012-May-30 to 2012-Aug-16
Air time: Wednesday & Thursday 21:55
Synopsis
This drama tells a story of two brothers who live in Seoul in the 1930s, oppressed under Japanese rule during one of the darkest periods of Korea’s history.
Lee Kang To (Joo Won), the younger brother, is a rising star in the police force and works with the Japanese police to capture ‘Bridal Mask’ a mysterious freedom fighter who fights for independence wearing a traditional Korean bride’s mask. However, Kang To is unaware that his prey, ‘Bridal Mask’ is in fact his older brother, Lee Kang San (Shin Hyun Joon).
Kang To’s life is irrevocably changed when Kang San is killed in front of his eyes by the Japanese police. The death of his beloved older brother drives him to take up the bridal mask of his fallen brother and fulfill his dream of freeing Korea from Japanese rule.
Cast
Main Cast
Joo Won as Lee Kang To
Jin Se Yun as Mok Dan
Park Ki Woong as Kimura Shunji
Han Chae Ah as Chae Hong Joo
Shin Hyun Joon as Lee Kang San
Song Ok Sook as Kang-To’s mother
Jun Noh Min as Dam Sa Ri
Lee Kyung Shil as Oh Dong Nyun
Ahn Hyung Joon as Gatsuyama Jun
Yoon Bong Kil as Abe Shinji
Kwon Tae Won as Choi Myung Sub
Supporting Cast
Lee Sun as Lee Il Jae
Jeon Hyun as Baek Gun
Son Byung Ho as Leader of the circus
Lee Byung Joon as Shin Nan Da
Son Yeo Eun as Sun Hwa
Seo Yun A as Gye Soon
Chun Ho Jin as Kimura Taro
Park Joo Young as Kimura Kenji
Jun Gook Hwan as Ueno Hideki
Kim Eung Soo as Konno Goji
Yoon Jin Ho as Goiso Tadanobu
Ji Seo Yun as Tasha
Baek Jae Jin as Director Bong
Choi Dae Hoon as Minami Tamao
Jang Joon Yoo as Merry
Lee Jae Won as No Sang Yub
Kim Gyu Chul as Woo Byung Joon
Ahn Suk Hwan as Lee Shi Yong
Kim Tae Young as Park In Sam
Kim Jung Nan as Diane H. Lee
Production Credits
Original work: Manhwa by Huh Young Man
Productor: Yoon Sung Shik
Screenwriter: Yoo Hyun Mi
Note
- This Drama is Based on the comic “Gaksital” by Huh Young Man which was first published in 1974. Some comic by Huh Young Man have been adapted into drama like Gourmet (SBS, 2008), Tazza (SBS, 2008), and Saranghae (SBS, 2008).
- ‘Gaksital’ is one of those traditional play masks specifically the rosy-cheeked one reserved for the bride.
- Budget for the drama is approximately 10 billion won ($9 million USD).
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