Take Point (2018)

  This action packed thriller from the director of The Terror, Live starts out a bit slow but picks up the pace as with some recent Korean films, two particular opposite sides join forces to stop a common enemy. It’s the year 2024 and the U.S. presidential election is underway. The current Commander-in-Chief, President McGregor, […]

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The Suspect (2013)

2013, Green Fish Pictures/Musa Productions/Showbox-Mediaplex Director: Won Shin-Yun Producer: David Shin Writer: Im Sang-Yoon Cinematography: Lee Sung-Jae Editing: Shin Min-Kyung Cast: Gong Yoo (Ji Dong-Chul) Yoo Da-In (Choi Kyung-Hee) Kim Sung-Kyun (Lee Gwang-Jo) Jo Sung-Ha (Kim Seok-Ho) Jo Kae-Yun (Cho) Park Hee-Soon (Min Se-Hoon) Song Jae-Ho (Chairman Park Geon-Ho) Nam Bo-Ra (Mrs. Ji) Kim Won-Jin […]

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North and South Korea Join Forces in “Confidential Assignment”

Hyun Bin and Yoo Hai-Jin play investigators on opposite Korean sides who join forces in this upcoming action film from director Kim Sung-Hoon. Confidential Assignment revolves around a North Korean investigator, Lim Cheol-ryeong (Hyun), who teams up with a South Korean detective, Gang Jin-tae (Yoo), to find the man that stole North Korea’s ‘superdollar,’ a notorious, counterfeit American dollar printed […]

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Pyongyang Nalpharam (2006)

  This North Korean film takes a page from the classic kung fu era and brings a tale of Korea’s martial art of Nalpharam (which later would be called Taekkyon, a predecessor of Tae Kwon Do) against Japanese invaders. In the early 20th century Japanese occupation of Korea, an ancient martial arts manual that showcases […]

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Order No. 27 (1986)

A martial arts film from North Korea, this film proves that when it comes to providing fight scenes, the language is global. Set during the Korean War in the 1950’s, a group of military officers in training have finally been given their assignment. They are to find the camp belonging to the Dragon Special Forces, […]

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Northern Limit Line (2015)

On June 29, 2002, North Korean naval forces unleashed a surprise attack on South Korean battleship 357. This film tells the events leading up to the naval battle and the aftermath. South Korea is one of two hosts of the World Cup in 2002. A group of naval officers led by Lt. Commander Yoon Young-Ha […]

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