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Young Kim Chang Soo is placed behind bars, charged with murdering a Japanese person who took part in Empress Myeongseong’s assassination. In prison, Kim Chang-Soo sees how Koreans are persecuted and grows into a fighter for Korean independence.
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Its epic narrative is the 1890s, where a young man named Kim Chang-soo is sent to prison for his role in the murder of a Japanese man who participated in the murder of Empress Myeongseong. While he is late, Kim sees that the prisoners are impoverished and uneducated and he finds that most are wrongly convicted. He begins to teach them letters so they can clear their false accusations. It gradually becomes hope in prison. However, one day, Kim and his companions are assigned to a large Japanese building site where nothing but the ordeal worse than death is waiting for.
When dealing with adaptation is consistent, the cinematography was spectacular, the decade's faithful is composed of incredible details. The cast is also great, active and present gave life to the scenes in particular to Cho Jin-Woong considered one of the best actors of this decade. On its opening weekend, the movie came in third at the local box office selling 201,279 tickets and earned $ 1.42 million increasing the total ticket sales to 260,189 and $ 1.8 million in revenue over four days , which is a considerable milestone, so it's worth taking a look.
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