Director describes general as 'an icon of unity and harmony' 2014/08/31, Source,
"The spirit is admiral Yi Sun-sin who sacrifices his life and devotes himself is something people around the world can emulate from". So said Kim Han-min, the director of "The Admiral: Roaring Currents", in a meeting with moviegoers held on August 21 to mark the passing of 16 million in ticket sales. "The 16 million is an incredible number", Kim said. "I can't thank you enough. Thank you so much", Kim said. He also said admiral Yi united Korean people in difficult times and led them to victory. He described Yi as "an icon of unity and harmony",...More
Admiral Yi Sun-sin fever sweeps North America 2014/08/30, Source,
The smash hit "The Admiral: Roaring Currents", a movie that has been watched by more than 1.5 million people in less than one month since its opening on July 30, has struck a chord with moviegoers across North America.
The official English-language poster of the film "The Admiral: Roaring Currents". (photo courtesy of CJ Entertainment)
The film opened in 30 major North American markets on August 15, including Boston, Chicago, Atlanta, Seattle, New Jersey and Virginia. It has since hit a record high, becoming the highest-grossing Korean domestic movie ever in the region,...More
[HanCinema's Take] The "Admiral" and his Impossible Fleet 2014/08/23,
I'm always intrigued when patterns emerge in space-time; plausible improbabilities that speak to universal truths, or magically mirror the collective's consciousness. These uncanny alignments aren't always meaningful, or random, but there's a persistent allure to be found in such synchronicity; as if, when aligned, a precious pinhole appears, a vague vantage point awaiting some some golden thread to pierce and grab the message in bottle before it's too late.
Last week a new Korea box office champion was crowned as Kim Han-min's "The Admiral: Roaring Currents" (2014) cruised past Bong Joon-ho's hybrid hit "The Host" (2006), becoming the peninsula's highest grossing film of all time,...More
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