Blu-ray, DVD & Digital release: ‘The Swordsman’

By   |  Apr 23, 2021

CineAsia are bringing the 2020 South Korean historical action drama ‘The Swordsman’ (검객) to UK DVD and Digital on May 17 and to Blu-ray on May 24, 2021.

Written and directed by , the film follows a retired swordsman who is forced to return to his violent lifestyle after his daughter is taken hostage. The cast includes Jang Hyuk, Kim Hyun-SooJoe TaslimJeong Man-Sik, and Lee Na-Kyung.

Synopsis: After being partially blinded in a coup against the king, legendary swordsman Tae-yul (Jang Hyuk) goes into hiding, living a quiet, peaceful life with his daughter. However, when political unrest leads to traffickers kidnapping his daughter, Tae-yul has no choice but to take up arms once more. In a race against time, losing his sight and with innocent lives hanging in the balance, he must also face a dangerous new nemesis (Joe Taslim).

• Region: B/2

‘The Swordsman’ is available to pre-order now from

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