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Gun-ham-do (2017)

Not Rated | | Action, Drama, History | 26 July 2017 (South Korea)
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During the Japanese colonial era, roughly 400 Korean people, who were forced onto Battleship Island ("Hashima Island") to mine for coal, attempt to a dramatic escape.

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Choi Chil-sung (as Ji-sub So)
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Park Mu-young (as Joong-ki Song)
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So-hee (as Soo-an Kim)
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During the Japanese colonial era, roughly 400 Korean people, who were forced onto Battleship Island ("Hashima Island") to mine for coal, attempt to a dramatic escape.

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1945 Hashima - We called it hell on earth.

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Battleship Island  »

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On July 28, a special screen was held for UNESCO officials and diplomats in Paris at the headquarters of Metropolitan Filmexport. The aim was to raise awareness of the hidden history of the Hashima Island and how the Koreans were forced into harsh labour at an underground coal mining factory on the island during Japan's rule of Korea. See more »

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Lee Gang-ok: I'm not going to die. Why are you crying?
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Pretty ok.
18 December 2017 | by See all my reviews

I know the movie is emotional and all but it's too long and have so many unnecessary long scenes. A lot of Korean movies suffer from this kind of long cheesy build. They make their movies too dramatic and unnecessarily long and this title is one of them.


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