About the film
historical event gwangju uprising gwangju democratization movement
Release Date: July 25, 2007
|Slogan||:||«The day a nation’s conscience died.»|
|Production Companies||:||CJ Entertainment, KiHweck ShiDae|
|Producers||:||Lee Soo-nam, Park Chang-hyun|
|Writers||:||Park Sang-yeon, Na Hyun|
The citizens of Gwangju lead a relatively peaceful life, until one day the military takes over the city, accusing the residents of conspiracy and claiming that they are communist sympathisers preparing a revolution against the current government. Seeing as the soldiers beat defenceless people, mainly students, to death, the citizens are in for retaliation and form a militia.