Screendaily.com has reported that Well Go USA has picked up South Korea's Oscar Best Foreign Language Film category submission.
The distributor has acquired all North American rights to the Korean War drama from director Jang Hoon.
The UK-based international trade magazine reported that Well Go negotiated rights from major Korean distributor Showbox / Mediaplex and plans a January 2012 theatrical release.
It also reported that Well Go President Doric Pfardrescher said, "Our mission is to bring the best in Asian film to the North American market and "The Front Line" is a perfect fit with our goals".
Set during the ending of the Korean War, the film depicts the relationships and horror of the North and South Korean soldiers battling over a small piece of mountainous terrain.
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