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Writer:
Hie-jae Kim (writer)
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Release Date:
24 December 2003 (South Korea) See more »
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Plot:
Based on a true story of 1968 Korean Republic Army plan to assassinate North Korean president Kim Il-Sung... See more » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
7 wins See more »
User Reviews:
Better to watch before "call of duty" See more (17 total) »

Cast

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Directed by
Woo-Suk Kang 
 
Writing credits
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Hie-jae Kim  writer

Produced by
Woo-Suk Kang .... executive producer
Jonathan Kim .... producer
Min-ho Lee .... line producer
Thomas Leong .... consulting producer
 
Original Music by
Jae-kwon Han 
Ji-soo Lee 
 
Cinematography by
Sung-Bok Kim 
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Doo-hong Jung .... martial arts director
 
Music Department
Seung-hyun Choi .... music editor
Yeong-wook Jo .... music supervisor
 
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Simon Sansone .... local production coordinator
 

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135 min
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This movie is based on actual events. After North Korean commandos tried to assassinate South Korean President Park Chung Hee in 1968, the Southern Government set up a unit to kill North Korean President Kim Il Sung. The unit was made up of prisoners sentenced to death for various offenses. During their preparation, the South Koreans scrapped the idea; contrary to what is stated in the film, though, it is unknown what happened next, only that the unit eventually mutinied.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: At the end of the film, the photo of the soldier's mother misses a piece in the upper right corner. A few moments later we see the photo again, but this time it misses a piece in the lower left corner.See more »

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11 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
Better to watch before "call of duty", 21 October 2008
Author: (silversurfer_umit) from Turkey

Firstly I must say that nearly there is no woman in the movie. Thats make this movie more strict and harsh. As you know the story, this is a hard movie also. You must have nerves like steel to watch this movie without getting upset. I get some stress while watching the movie and after watching it. Because everybody shouting each other and beating each other realistically and periodically.

This is a good movie. A good story. You cannot guess the end of the movie that has a surprising ending. Most of the emotions in the movie is at the tops. Acting is very very good. Effects are also okey,not the best but very good for a foreign movie.

Finally I think,war movie lovers must see this movie.Others with strong nerves also will like this movie. Better to watch before "call of duty".

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