The land once in the middle of war... here lie their love, friendship and faith
June 1950, soon after the break out of Korean War, a troop of North Korean soldiers enter a small South Korean village. Captain Jeong-woong proclaims that they came to liberate the villagers but their true agenda is to ferret out the reactionaries. The villagers and Seol-hee who is separated from her fiancÃ© on her wedding day, offer them heartfelt hospitality and cooperation to avoid falling out of the army's favor. Eventually friendship starts to build up between the soldiers and the villagers.
Cast & Credits
Based on real events that occurred in some villages during the Korean War, this movie touches aspects like political idealisms, morality, ethics and relationships without forgetting to add laugh-out-loud comedy and heart wrenching moments that keep reminding you this actually happened.
Regarding the cast, every character plays an important role in the movie, from the villagers with their simple ways of living to the North Korean troops who strongly believe in their mission to “liberate” the oppressed people.
At the end, the real message this movie leaves its viewers with is that life can take you anywhere, but you decide how to live it.