Based on a true story of 1968 Korean Republic Army plan to assassinate North Korean president Kim Il-Sung. 31 criminals and death row inmates are recruited into secret training on the ... See full summary »
While Korea is occupied by the Japanese Army in 1933, the resistance plans to kill the Japanese Commander. But their plan is threatened by a traitor within their group and also the enemies' forces are hunting them down.
Towards the end of the Korean War an uneasy ceasefire is ordered, but out on the Eastern front line of the Aerok Hills fierce fighting continues. A race to capture a strategic point to determine a new border between the two Koreas is the ultimate prize. A bullet is then found in the body of dead company commander of the South Korean army. The bullet that killed the company commander belongs to the South Korean army. Lieutenant of the Defense Security Command Kang Eun-Pyo is ordered to go out into the Eastern front line and investigate the murder. When Kang Eun-Pyo arrives in the Aerok Hills he is surprised to find his old friend Kim Soo-Hyeok commanding troops in the Aerok Hills. Kang Eun-Pyo believed Kim Soo-Hyeok was dead. In their younger years, Kim Soo-Hyeok was a meek student, but he eventually became the leader of Aerok company as a lieutenant. The situation in the Aerok company raises many flags in the eyes of Kang Eun-Pyo. Soldiers wear North Korean uniforms inside due to the ...Written by
Stanislav S, Sochi, Russia
South Korea's official submission to the Best Foreign Language Film category of the 84th Academy Awards 2012. See more »
During the first on-screen assault on Aerok hill, Lt. Soo-hyeok apparently uses his unscoped M1D Garand sniper rifle to launch a grenade at an enemy position. However, previously, and in all other instances, his M1D is fitted not with the grenade launcher attachment but a flash suppressor. See more »
Best KR war movie
THE best KR war movie I have seen. Unlike other KR war movies, like the "71 into the fire", just simple war actions, good guys kill bad guys, silly. This movie really has a very profound theme, yet its war action scenes are stunning, but it didn't show off those stunning big battle scenes, it used that to well tell the story and the main message of KR war... a political proxy war... no good or bad sides, solders at front only fight for survival. A war fighting against foreign intruders, is a war worthy fighting for. But Civil war, just a pure tragedy of the nation.
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