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JSA - Joint Security Area (공동경비구역 JSA)

공동경비구역 JSA (Gong-dong-kyeong-bi-goo-yeok JSA)

Directed by Park Chan-wook (박찬욱)

Screenplay by , , ,

Action Comedy Drama Mystery War

108min | Release date in South Korea :

Synopsis

A firefight occurs at the “Bridge of No Return” in the DMZ (De-Militarized Zone), and two North Korean soldiers are killed. The North claims that the incident was a flagrant attack by the South Koreans, while the South claims that one of their soldiers was kidnapped. In order to solve the dispute, the NNSC (Neutral Nations Supervisory Commission) dispatches half-Korean half-Swiss Army Intelligence Bureau officer, Major Sophie E. Jean. With no cooperation from either side, the case appears to be unsolvable. However, Major Jean discovers that the number of bullets fired from the pistols and the number found at the scene differ by one, and she begins to dig deeper into the backgrounds of the soldiers involved. Subsequently she finds out about an encounter previous to the firefight when North Korean soldiers saved a South Korean soldier from a mine. The story unravels to reveal a friendship developing among the soldiers. On the night of the firefight…

International Film Festivals

2005 Cinemanila International Film Festival , KOREAN FOCUS
2006 Paris Cinema , New Korean Cinemas
2004 Las Palmas De Gran Canaria International film festival ,
2002 Newport Beach Film Festival ,
2001 Berlin International Film Festival ,
2001 Moscow International Film Festival ,
2001 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival ,
2001 Deauville Pan Asian Film Festival ,
2001 Udine Far East Film Festival ,
2001 Seattle International Film Festival ,
2001 Fantasia Film Festival ,
2001 Melbourne International Film Festival ,
2001 Durban International Film Festival,
2001 Stockhom International Film Festival

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Production
MK Picture (MK 픽쳐스)
Distribution
MK Picture (MK 픽쳐스)
Staff
 Park Sang-yeon (박상연)
 Original work
 Bang Joon-seok (방준석)
 Musician
 Jo Yeong-wook (조영욱)
 Musician
 Kim Sang-beom (김상범)
 Editor
 Choi Doo-yeong (최두영)
 Color timing
 Lee Jong-yong (이종용)
 Assistant director
 Ahn Yeong-soo (안영수)
 Directing department
Technics
108 min 35mm Cinemascope (2.35) Dolby SRD
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Release date in South Korea : 2000/09/09

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What a fantastic film. Can Park Chan-wook do any wrong?
2012-03-11 15:54:31
2010-06-19 08:32:13
just watched this movie. It's not only about a war. For me, it's all about friendship. This is my best line: "if war really broke out, would we have to shoot each other too?"
Definitely a Masterpiece !
2009-07-27 23:32:34
2009-05-04 18:02:01
Where can I download this movie? It seems a very brilliant movie. I think it has a strong plot with Lee Byeong Heon as the main cast.
Man! she can not throw darts to save her life. hahaha ;)
2007-09-04 09:06:47
2007-07-24 07:54:42
this is a fantastic film.
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