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The Front Line (고지전)

고지전 (Go-ji-jeon)

Directed by Jang Hoon (장훈)

Screenplay by

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133min | Release date in South Korea :

Previously known as "Battle of Highlands" on HanCinema
Synopsis
In 1951 ceasefire is declared, but two remaining armies fought their final battle on the front line
Towards the end of the Korean War, a South Korean battalion is fiercely battling over a hill on the front line border against the North in order to capture a strategic point that would determine the new border between two nations. The ownership of this small patch of land would swap multiple times each day. Kang is dispatched to the front line in order to investigate the tacit case that’s been happening there. But he gets spiraled into the war that’s more terrifying than death itself when he meets his friend Kim, who has transformed into a war machine, and his unit. As the countdown for ceasefire begins, both sides become more vicious, resulting in deaths of countless lives until the last man could claim the land.

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Showbox (쇼박스)
Staff
 Ryoo Seong-hee (류성희)
 Art director
 Kim Sang-beom (김상범)
 Editor
 Kim Jae-beom (김재범)
 Editor
 Park Hong-soo (박홍수)
 Assistant director
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133 min D-Cinema
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Airing dates : 2011/07/20
South Korean Box Office
Source : www.cine21.com & www.kobis.or.kr
As of 2011.09.04 : 2,945,451 admissions (total)
As of 2011.08.28 : 2,942,892 admissions (total)
As of 2011.08.21 : 2,911,669 admissions (total)
As of 2011.08.14 : 2,818,972 admissions (total)
As of 2011.08.07 : 2,481,753 admissions (total)
As of 2011.07.31 : 1,640,812 admissions (total)
As of 2011.07.24 : 830,762 admissions (total)
As of 2011.07.17 : 70,724 admissions (total)
As of 2011.07.10 : 450 admissions (total)

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