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The Battleship Island (2017) Movie Information

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The Battleship Island (2017)
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30179

Avg. Rating:

2.75/4

# of Ratings:

2

Genres:

Action, Drama

Rating:

NR

Language:

Korean

Theater Date:

08/04/2017

Director:

Seung-wan Ryoo

Actors:

Jung-min Hwang
Su-an Kim
Jung-hyun Lee
Ji-seob So
Joong-ki Song

 

 

 

 

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Korean reworking of THE GREAT ESCAPE

THE BATTLESHIP ISLAND is a gritty and rough edged mix of the war epic and prison drama genres.
Inspired by true events but heavily fictionalized, the story begins with the militaristic Japanese forcing Koreans to mine for coal on a remote island during World War 2. Various Korean characters are gathered at the treacherous mining outpost, Hashima Island. But the barbaric conditions and relentless cruelty at the hands of their Japanese overlords leads the workers to rebel and plot a daring escape. But the desperate workers face obstacles and unexpected betrayals along the way.
Its story is far too bloated with one too many subplots. But the action scenes are intense and often very bloody. The finale is especially brutal. A highlight is a claustrophobic nail-biting scene in a collapsed mi...

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