About the film
historical figure historical drama naval warfare japanese invasion of korea korean navy joseon dynasty yi sun-sin
The Great Hero Yi Sun Shin
Release Date: October 03, 1971
|Production Companies||:||Yun Bang Films Co., Ltd.|
|Writers||:||Keum-dong Choi, Lee Sang-hyeon|
A famous general who defeated Japanese invaders with the world's first iron ship, 'Turtle battleship' during Chosun dynasty, was intrigued against by many villainous retainers. Even when he was reduced to a much lower rank, he served in the war worrying about the nation's wellbeing. This film depicts General Lee Sun-Shin who is probably the most famous general in Korean history, based on his 'Wartime Diary.'