June 29th, 2002. As the citizens of South Korea celebrate the FIFA World Cup, the North Korean navy sends two patrol boats to a disputed border in the Yellow Sea. The surprise attack on Battleship 357, now remembered as the Battle of Yeonpyeong, honors the men who bravely fought for freedom - on the Northern Limit Line.

  • DirectorKim Hak-soon
  • Starring Jin Goo Lee Hyun Wooi
  • Runtime 2 hr 10 min
  • StudioRosetta Cinema
  • QualityHD

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Northern Limit Line: Taking Politics Out of a Political Conflict - Korea Exposé

December 28, 2016

Northern Limit Line: Taking Politics Out of a Political Conflict
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The movie, titled Northern Limit Line (NLL) after the de facto maritime border between the two Koreas, attempts to highlight the human stories behind the 2002 battle, while suffering from the misconception that a “human story” is a de-politicized one.

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July 24, 2015

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... Cup, the North Korean navy sends two patrol boats to a disputed border in the Yellow Sea. The surprise attack on Battleship 357, now remembered as the Battle of Yeonpyeong, honors the men who bravely fought for freedom - on the Northern Limit Line.

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Korean battle film 'Northern Limit Line' recounts real life but loses in translation - Los Angeles Times

July 17, 2015

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Korean battle film 'Northern Limit Line' recounts real life but loses in translation
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"Northern Limit Line" recounts the second battle of Yeonpyeong, when a North Korean patrol boat in June 2002 crossed the maritime demarcation line in the Yellow Sea and engaged its South Korean counterpart while that nation was preoccupied with the ...
Review: In 'Northern Limit Line,' the Koreas Do Battle Northern Limit LineNew York Times
Northern Limit Line” — Crossing emotional and historical bordersNorthwest Asian Weekly

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'Northern Limit Line': Film Review - Hollywood Reporter

July 15, 2015

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'Northern Limit Line': Film Review
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Displaying the sort of jingoism common in American movies during World War II, Northern Limit Line has quickly become the highest grossing film of the year in its native country. Now being released domestically in major U.S. cities, it's unlikely to ...
'Northern Limit Line' to break recordThe Korea Herald

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Korea Box Office: 'Northern Limit Line' Reclaims Top Spot, 'Inside Out' Opens Strongly - Variety

July 13, 2015

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Korea Box Office: 'Northern Limit Line' Reclaims Top Spot, 'Inside Out' Opens Strongly
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Local naval battle drama “Northern Limit Line” reclaimed top position in the Korean box office from “Terminator Genisys.” The NEW release earned $5.91 million from 872,700 admissions between Friday and Sunday, with a modest week-on-week decline of ...

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Lee Hyun Woo starring film 'Northern Limit Line' becomes the most watched Korean movie of 2015 so far - allkpop

July 10, 2015

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Lee Hyun Woo starring film 'Northern Limit Line' becomes the most watched Korean movie of 2015 so far
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The movie 'Northern Limit Line' (literal title: Second Battle of Yeonpyeong) starring Lee Hyun Woo has recently become the most watched Korean movie in theaters of this year! According to the 'Korean Film Council', as of July 10 KST, a total of 3,872 ...
'Northern Limit Line' Set to Exceed 4 Million Viewer MarkThe Chosun Ilbo
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