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The Great Battle 

(안시성)
 
Synopsis:

Opening number 1 in the domestic box office and surpassing 1 million admissions in just 4 days, THE GREAT BATTLE is an epic war drama that depicts the siege of Ansi Fortress and the 88-day battle that General Yang and his elite troops fought a against half a million invading Tang force.The filmfeatures an ensemble cast including Zo In-sung (The King), Nam Joo-hyuk (Bride of the Water God), Park Sung-woong (The Swindlers), Sung Dong-il (Along with the Gods: The Last 49 Days), and Kim Seol-hyun (Memoir of a Murderer).

In the year 645 AD, Emperor Li and his Tang Dynasty army march from one brutal victory to the next in the lands of Goguryeo, one of the ancient kingdoms of Korea. He soon sets his sights on Ansi Fortress; but also headed there is the young army captain Sa-mul(Nam Joo-hyuk), who has been ordered to assassinate Ansi’s leader, Yang Man-chun(Zo-In-sung), who failed to come to Goguryeo’s aid on the battlefield. Sa-mul discovers that General Yang and his loyal followers are not what he expected, and together they hold out for almost three months as the Tang army bears down on their walls.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Cast:

Zo In-sung, Nam Joo-hyuk, Park Sung-woong

Director: Kim Kwang-sik
Duration (min) :

135min (tbc), Th/Ed

Version: Theatrical, Edited
Grade: PG-13
Genre: History, Action
Language: Korean
Subtitles:

Chinese & English/English

 

Territory:

Origin:

Year:

Worldwide except Korea

Korea

2018

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Along With The Gods: The Last 49 Days 

(신과함께-인과 연)
 
Synopsis:

Based on an award-winning webcomic, the first part of the fantasy drama Along With The Godsseries, The Two Worlds, enjoyed such success that it has become the second most-viewed film in South Korean film history. This outing, the lavishly-lensed adventure which boasts superb performances and outstanding special effects once again features the star-studded cast of Ha Jung-woo, Ju Ji-hoon and Kim Hyang-gi and is directed by Kim Yong-hwa, famous for such hits as 200 Pounds Beautyand Mr Go. Along With The Gods: The Last 49 Days has been breaking countless box-office records in Korea and all over the world ever since its release, and it is currently the highest-grossing movie of 2018 in Korea!

 

The Last 49 Dayssees head grim reaper Gang-lim (Ha) along with afterlife guardians Hewonmak (Ju) and Lee Deok-choon (Kim Hyang-ji) guide the soul of Kim Su-hong (Kim Dong-wook) through a series of hells and afterlife trials in order for all to become reincarnated. At the same time the guardians’ memories of their tragic lives on earth one thousand years ago are slowly uncovered.

 

 

 

 

 
Cast:

Ha Jung-woo, Ju Ji-hoon, Kim Hyang-gi, Don Lee

Director: Kim Yong-hwa
Duration (min) :

142min (tbc), Th/Ed

Version: Theatrical, Edited
Grade: PG-13
Genre: Fantasy, Adventure
Language: Korean
Subtitles:

Chinese & English/English

 

Territory:

Origin:

Year:

Worldwide except Korea & Taiwan

Korea

2018

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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The Spy Gone North 

(공작)
 
Awards:

Film Festivals:
2018 Cannes Film Festival- The Midnight Section

 

 

 
Synopsis:

Premiered at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival, The Spy Gone Northmarked a return to the French Riviera for Korean Director Yoon Jong-bin whose debut The Unforgivenwas screened there back in 2005. His latest thriller, especially timely given the current developments in North and South Korean relations, is a well-crafted and gritty tale of political intrique set during the 1990s when word leaked about the North’s clandestine nuclear programme.The Spy Gone North has become a box office hit, which is currently Korea’s 3rdtop-grossing Korean movie of 2018!

Former military officer Park Suk-young (Hwang Jung-min) is sent to infiltrate high-ranking North Korean officials based in Beijing with the ultimate goal of acquiring information on the North’s nuclear ambitions. After becoming close to Ri Myong-un (Lee Sung-min), a key power broker, Park succeeds beyond his wildest dreams of gaining the trust of North Korea’s leadership. But political machinations on both sides of the border threaten to derail his accomplishments.

 



 

 
Cast:

Hwang Jung-min, Lee Sung-min, Cho Jin-woong, Ju Ji-hoon

Director: Yoon Jong-bin
Duration (min) : 140min(tbc), Th/Ed
Version: Theatrical/Edited
Grade: PG-13
Genre: Espionage, Drama
Language: Korean
Subtitles: Chinese and English/ English
 

Territory:

Origin:

Year:

 

Worldwide except Korea

Korea

2018

 

 
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Monstrum 

(물괴)
 
Synopsis:

Directed by the award-winning Huh Jong-ho (The Advocate), this big-budget period fantasy set in the Joseon era is thrilling entertainment. Centred around a man-eating creature which is ravaging the capital, the impressive pic which is packed with stunning CGI, stars an elite cast including the talented Kim Myung-min (A Day, V.I.P.) and Lee Hye-ri from K-pop supergroup, Girl’s Day. 

 

Plague has taken over Joseon and fear is rampant. Rumours begin to swirl that a grotesque beast – “Monstrum” – has been preying on humans on Mount Inwangsan. So in order to quell the panic, the King brings in his best warrior Yun Kyum (Kim) to find the mythical beast, aided by his daughter Myung (Lee). While searching, Myung stumbles upon a familiar location, one that triggers a long-lost memory possibly linked to the hidden origins of Monstrum. Is the creature real or a figment of mass imagination? Yun Kyum must find the truth before the King is forced from his throne.

 

 

 

 

 
Cast:

Kim Myung-min, Kim In-kwon, Lee Hye-ri, Choi Woo-shik

Director: Huh Jong-ho
Duration (min) :

105min (tbc), Th/Ed

Version: Theatrical, Edited
Grade: PG-13
Genre: Sci-fi, Drama
Language: Korean
Subtitles:

Chinese & English/English

 

Territory:

Origin:

Year:

Worldwide except Korea

Korea

2018

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Believer 

(독전)
 
Synopsis:

Debuting on top of the box office, Believerhas become the fastest Korean film of 2018 to reach 1 million admissions. A remake of the 2012 Chinese film Drug Warby Johnnie To, it features an ensemble cast, including Cho Jin-woong (The Handmaiden), Ryu Jun-yeol (A Taxi Driver), Kim Sung-ryoung (Shadows in the Palace) and Park Hae-jun (Hwayi: Monster Boy).

Police detective Won-ho (Cho Jin-woong) is determined to track downthe infamous leader of Asia’s largest drug market, who is known only by the name Mr. Lee. While searching for Mr. Lee, he hits a break in the case when an explosion at a drug lab which wipes out the upper management of a drug cartel almost kills a power broker (Kim Sung-ryoung), who then surrenders to the police and provides them with information. Also caught up in the blast is one of the members of the drug syndicate named Rak (Ryu Jun-yeol).

After being apprehended, Rak agrees to assist Won-ho with his investigation. In so doing, Rak enables Won-ho to go undercover and meet a number of individuals involved in the drug trade including Sun-chang (Park Hae-jun), a founding member of the syndicate and a ruthless Chinese-Korean figure called Jin Ha-rin who comes to Seoul after being approached by the mysterious head of a drug organization with a business proposition.Despite continued suspicions against each other, Won-ho and Rakcooperate and slowly start to reveal who Mr. Leereally is.

 

 

 

 
Cast:

Cho Jin-woong, Ryu Jun-yeol, Kim Sung-ryoung,Park Hae-jun,     

Cha Seoung-won, Kim Joo-hyuck

Director: Lee Hae-young
Duration (min) :

123min (tbc), Ed

Version: Edited
Grade: PG-13
Genre: Action, Crime
Language: Korean
Subtitles:

Chinese & English/English

 

Territory:

Origin:

Year:

Worldwide except Korea

Korea

2018