Set during the reign of famous tyrant King Yunsangun, it tells the story
of Hong Gil Dong, the illegitimate son of a nobleman who stole from the
rich and gave to the poor, and his journey in becoming Joseon's first
Runtime: 65 minutes
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Jesús Malverde, possibly born as Jesús Juarez Mazo (1870–1909)
(pronounced [xeˈsus malˈβeɾ.ðe]), sometimes known as the “generous
bandit”, “angel of the poor”, or the “narco-saint”, is a folklore hero
in the Mexican state of Sinaloa. He was of Yoreme and Spanish heritage.
He is a “Robin Hood figure” who was supposed to have stolen from the
rich to give to the poor. He is celebrated as a folk saint by some in
Mexico and the United States, particularly among those involved in drug
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A series of three Spanish-language films have been released under the
titles Jesús Malverde, Jesús Malverde II: La Mafia de Sinaloa, and Jesús
Malverde III: Infierno en Los Ángeles. They all feature tales of
contemporary Mexican drug trafficking into California, with strong
musical interludes during which the gangsters are shown at home being
serenaded by Sinaloan accordion-led Norteño bands singing narcocorridos.
“Always & Forever” is a stage-play that features Malverde as a prominent
character. The play examines various aspects of Mexican-American
culture, such as quinceañeras, banda music, and premiered in April 2007
at the Watts Village Theater Company in the Watts neighborhood of Los
Angeles. A revival production opened in May 2009 at Casa 0101 Theatre in
another Los Angeles neighborhood, Boyle Heights. A brewery in
Guadalajara introduced a new beer, named Malverde, into the Northern
Mexico market in late 2007. A Malverde bust is featured in AMC's
Breaking Bad television series, principally in the episode entitled
“Negro Y Azul”. A bust is also featured in one episode of Longmire, “The
Cancer”, in season one. In the 2013 science-fiction novel, The Lord of
Opium, the main character, Matteo Alacran is often compared to Malverde.
Several shrines in the country of Opium bear a statue of Malverde which
were created using El Patrón as a model when he was in his 30s. While
the similarities to the old man have gone, many people see them in Matt.
A popular Mexican hip-hop artist performs under the pseudonym Jesús
Malverde. Several important scenes of the telenovela La Reina del Sur
take place at his chapel in Culiacán and Malverde's name is mentioned
many times during the show. On American stoner metal band Red Fang album
Murder The Mountains the first track is named Malverde.
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