Title: Taegukgi hwinalrimyeo
Director: Je-gyu Kang
Writer: Je-gyu Kang
Starring: Dong-Kun Jang, Bin Won, Eun-ju Lee, Hyeong-jin Kong, Yeong-ran Lee
Music: Dong-jun Lee
Distinctions: formerly on IMDb’s Top 250
Synopsis: epic story of two brothers torn apart by the Korean War
How I saw it: on video (rented from Netflix), July 2008
Subjective Rating: 4/10 (Eh).
5/10 (gets points for concept, characters, dialog, special effects/design and acting) c. 2.4/4 (Okay).
I can hardly remember this movie. Here’s what I wrote after watching it: “Imagine Titanic as a Korean war movie. The basic framework of the story is very good, but it’s executed for sh**.” I’ll have to take my word for it.