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The Fortress (남한산성)

남한산성 (nam-han-san-seong)

Directed by Hwang Dong-hyuk (황동혁)

Screenplay by


139min | Release date in South Korea :

Started filming : 2016/11/21
The movie depicts the conflict between Choi Myung-kil and Kim Sang-heon while they fled to the South Castle (Namhansanseong) during the Second Manchu invasion of Korea. Choi Myung-kil is a representative figure of the Juhwapa faction who insisted on maintaining friendly relations with Qing Dynasty in order to protect the people in Joseon. Kim Sang-heon is a representative figure of the pro-Ming Dynasty faction, Cheokhwapa.


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  • [HanCinema's Box Office Review] 2017.11.10 - 2017.11.12

    "Ragnarok" rules again... "Thor: Ragnarok" secured a third straight week at the top of the Korean box office this past weekend. Released late October, the third "Thor" film in Marvel's Cinematic Universe dislodged the local sleeper hit "The Outlaws" after Chuseok, and now, with the 465,780 admissions (25.89%) it claimed here, "Thor: Ragnarok" has banked $30.9 million (4.2 million admissions) in Korea alone. Worldwide, Taika Waititi's more comedic version of the popular Marvel franchise has grossed $650 million: currently the tenth highest-grossing film of 2017,...More
  • Korean Box Office for the Weekend 2017.11.10 ~ 2017.11.12

    2017/11/12, Source,
    Korean Box Office for the Weekend 2017.11.10 ~ 2017.11.12 The number one movie this week is "THOR: RAGNAROK",...More
  • [Interview] "The Fortress" Director Hwang Dong-hyuk by The Lady Miz Diva

    2017/11/11, Source,
    It's a rare honor when a filmmaker has the opportunity to make cinematic history even once in their career. Director Hwang Dong-hyuk has had two nods; first with "Silenced" {"Dogani"} his harrowing account of real-life events, which created such outrage that new laws against child abuse were enacted. He went on to something completely different with "Miss Granny", which broke box office records, not only in South Korea, but in various blockbuster remakes around Asia. Director Hwang returns with his historical epic, "The Fortress", spotlighting one of early Korea's most pivotal and tragic moments. Featuring some of South Korea's greatest stars and a score by Oscar-winner, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Hwang spoke with me about balancing the film's thrilling action sequences with its heartfelt story,...More
  • Veteran Actress Wins Critics' Award for Sex Slavery Film

    2017/11/10, Source,
    Veteran actress Nah Moon-hee on Thursday won best actress at the Korean Association of Film Critics Award for her leading role in the movie "I Can Speak". Na plays a woman forced to serve as a sex slave by Japanese troops during World War II,...More
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CJ Entertainment (CJ Entertainment)
CJ Entertainment (CJ Entertainment)
 Kim Hoon (김훈)
 Original work
 Kim Jee-yong-I (김지용)
 Baek Dong-hyeon (백동현)
 Martial arts team
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Airing dates : 2017/10/03
South Korean Box Office
Source : &
As of 2017.11.19 : 3 846 770 admissions (total)
As of 2017.11.12 : 3 844 373 admissions (total)
As of 2017.11.05 : 3 840 663 admissions (total)
As of 2017.10.29 : 3 825 948 admissions (total)
As of 2017.10.22 : 3 774 429 admissions (total)
As of 2017.10.15 : 3 617 519 admissions (total)
As of 2017.10.08 : 2 997 708 admissions (total)
As of 2017.10.01 : 19 196 admissions (total)

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