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Joseon’s last royal family returns to center court-INSIDE.
A movie about The Last Princess Deokhye.

Koreans have probably never been as interested in the last royalty of the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910) as they are now.

There have been slow but conspicuous scholarly attempts in recent years to re-examine the final years of the fallen dynasty – usually considered a shameful period of Korean history.

But with last month’s release of “The Last Princess,” a film about Princess Deokhye (1912-89), many Koreans are demonstrating curiosity and even affection toward the royal family, who they really were and what it would’ve been like to be them.

Joseon’s last royal family returns to center court-INSIDE Korea JoongAng Daily
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