The Accidental Gangster and the Mistaken Courtesan (Hangul: 1724 기방난동사건; RR: 1724 Gibang-nandong sageon; literally "Gibang riot in 1724") is a 2008 South Korean film. Described as a "comic action film", The Accidental Gangster and the Mistaken Courtesan depicts the gangster culture of Joseon Dynasty Korea, and is based on an actual fight that occurred at a kisaeng house in 1724. The film was directed by Yeo Kyun-dong, and stars Lee Jung-jae—in his first film role for three years—alongside Kim Ok-bin. Costumes for the film were created by fashion designer André Kim.
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