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The Secret Mission (2019)

Malmoi (original title)
Set in the 1940's when Korea was under Japanese occupation. Korean people were banned from speaking their own language during that time.


Yu-na Eom


Yu-na Eom




Credited cast:
Hae-Jin Yoo ... Pan-su Kim (as Hae-jin Yoo)
Kyung-ho Yoon Kyung-ho Yoon ... Optometrist
Hong-pa Kim Hong-pa Kim ... Teacher Jo
Hyeon Woo Hyeon Woo ... Im Dong-Ik
Tae-Hoon Kim Tae-Hoon Kim ... Park-Hoon
Sun-young Kim ... Goo Ja-Young
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Hyun-Chul Cho Hyun-Chul Cho ... Park Bong-Doo
Gwi-hwa Choi ... Mailman
Joon-woo Goo ... Park Gil Nam
Sung-tae Heo ... Ueda
Jin-ki Jeon Jin-ki Jeon ... State affairs general
Gi-seop Jeong Gi-seop Jeong ... Duk-Jin's Homeroom teacher
Won-Ho Ji Won-Ho Ji ... Drafting student 3 (Juvenile)
Hyun-Do Jo Hyun-Do Jo ... Kim Duk-Jin
Do-Yeob Kim Do-Yeob Kim ... Nam-Chul (Juvenile)
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Set in the 1940's when Korea was under Japanese occupation. Korean people were banned from speaking their own language during that time.

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Heart wrenching story
1 January 2020 | by ryanhadiSee all my reviews

Only after watching this movie I got to know that Bangla isn't the only language for which people fought and died.

It was a wonderful movie, you can certainly feel attached to the characters and understand how hard it is to love and protect your mother tongue.

Much respect for the people who suffered greatly to protect their language from stupid invaders.

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Korean | Japanese

Release Date:

11 January 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Malmoe: The Secret Mission See more »


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KRW11,500,000,000 (estimated)

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