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Northern Limit Line

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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
  • Runtime: 2 hr 10 min
  • StudioRosetta Cinema
  • QualityHD

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


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Northern Limit Line: Taking Politics Out of a Political Conflict
Korea Exposé
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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Review: In 'Northern Limit Line,' the Koreas Do Battle - New York Times


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Review: In 'Northern Limit Line,' the Koreas Do Battle
New York Times
South Koreans voted with their feet to give “Northern Limit Line” the box-office edge over “Terminator Genisys” and “Inside Out,” but I wouldn't get too excited. This jingoistic war-at-sea movie, redeemed by neither narrative momentum nor fully formed ...
Korean battle film 'Northern Limit Line' recounts real life but loses in translationLos Angeles Times
Northern Limit Line” — Crossing emotional and historical bordersNorthwest Asian Weekly

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'Northern Limit Line': Film Review - Hollywood Reporter


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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 record for Korean moviesThe Korea Herald

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South Korean 3D Film 'Northern Limit Line' to Get North America Release - Hollywood Reporter


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South Korean 3D Film 'Northern Limit Line' to Get North America Release
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The maritime actioner about a bloody confrontation with North Korea will be released in theaters across 20 cities. South Korea's Northern Limit Line will hit theaters in the U.S. and Australia, among six other countries, its local distributor Next ...

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South Korea Box Office: Local War Drama 'Northern Limit Line' Topples 'Jurassic World' - Hollywood Reporter


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South Korea Box Office: Local War Drama 'Northern Limit Line' Topples 'Jurassic World'
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Distributed by Next Entertainment World (NEW), Northern Limit Line dominated 40.4 percent of the weekend market share, earning a total $9.9 million, according to the Korean Film Council's KOBS database. The maritime actioner also recorded the year's ...
'Northern Limit Line' about more than past inter-Korean clashNK News
[Newsmaker] 'Northern Limit Line': Korean patriotismThe Korea Herald
Film on inter-Korean naval clash tops weekly box officeYonhap News

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'Northern Limit Line' Director Talks About Promoting Peace With North Korea - Hollywood Reporter


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'Northern Limit Line' Director Talks About Promoting Peace With North Korea
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The film centers on the bloody 2002 battle between North and South Korean patrol boats, stems from his wish for reunification of the two Koreas. Northern Limit Line debuted at No. 1 at the South Korean box office on Wednesday, toppling Jurassic World ...
Battleship movie explodes onto screensKorea Times
Kim Moo-yeol is back in uniform for NLL filmKorea JoongAng Daily

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