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Tae Guk Gi: The Brotherhood of War (Taegukgi hwinalrimyeo)

Tae Guk Gi: The Brotherhood of War
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Dong-gun Jang Dong-gun Jang
Jin-tae Lee
Bin Won Bin Won
Jin-seok Lee
Eun-ju Lee Eun-ju Lee
Young-shin Kim
Hyeong-jin Kong Hyeong-jin Kong
Yeong-ran Lee Yeong-ran Lee
Mother Lee
Kil-Kang Ahn Kil-Kang Ahn
Sergeant Huh
Jin Jung Jin Jung
Sergeant Lim
Jae-hyeong Jeon Jae-hyeong Jeon

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Richard Epcar Richard Epcar
dubbed version
Ji-hoon Han Ji-hoon Han


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10 years, 11 months ago at Sep 2 11:34
6 votes
After seeing this in Asda for less than £10 I was instantly drawn to it due to my unassailable desire to watch every single war film ever made and my love of a cheap DVD. This bargain stuck out like a Commie in a Nazi rally.

After a few minutes of setting the scene with the customary happy home life of the brothers and the habitual flash forward which is almost a guarantee in any ... read more

A story of brotherhood and war.

9 years, 9 months ago at Nov 22 13:06
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''Jin-tae: [pulls out Jin-seok's pen that he lost] I found this in the fire. I've been holding onto this for you.
Jin-seok: Give it to me... when I see you again.''

''I wish this was all just a dream. I want to wake up in my bed, and over breakfast, I'd tell you that I had a strange dream. Then I would go to school, and you and mom would go to work.''

Early, ... read more

Brotherly love

12 years, 6 months ago at Feb 11 17:45
1 vote
I thought this film was outstanding. The combat scenes were choreographed brilliantly and it was extremely intense seeing most of the fighting carried out with fists and bayonets rather than just long range shooting. It seemed far more brutal and realistic that way.

The budget must have been pretty high and it's competent use of CGI surprised me, considering this isn't a big-money H... read more
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Description: In 1950, in South Korea, shoe-shiner Jin-tae Lee and his 18-year-old old student brother, Jin-seok Lee, form a poor but happy family with their mother, Jin-tae's fiancé Young-shin Kim, and her young sisters. Jin-tae and his mother are tough workers, who sacrifice themselves to send Jin-seok to the university. When North Korea invades the South, the family escapes to a relative's house in the country, but along their journey, Jin-seok is forced to join the army to fight in the front, and Jin-tae enlists too to protect his young brother. The commander promises Jin-tae that if he gets a medal he would release his brother, and Jin- ... (more)
Release date: 24 September 2004
UPC: 043396104648
Tags: War (12), Action (11), Drama (10), Korea (9), Korean (6), South Korea (6), 2000s (5), Korean War (5), Brothers (5), Historical (4), Retreat (4), Propaganda (4), Amputation (3), North Korea (3), Flashback (3), Asian (3), Draft (2), Foreign (2), Brotherhood (2), Love (2)
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"South Korea show they can mix it up with the best when it comes to making epic war films. Two brothers are separated in their views on Korean politics and end up facing one another in battle during the Korean war, one of the best. "

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