Anarchist from Colony

Anarchist from Colony


Total votes: 592

Director: Lee Joon Ik

Screenwriter: Hwang Sung Goo

Release Date: Jun 28, 2017

Duration: 2 hr. 9 min.

Year: 2017

Rank: #2014

Country: South Korea

Native Title: 박열

Content Rating: 13+ – Teens 13 or older

Alternative Titles: Park Yeol

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Historical


Set in Korea under Japanese rule period. In 1923, an odd rumor spreads that around 6,000 Koreans are massacred after the Great Kanto Earthquake. In order to conceal this event, the Japanese Ministry decides that they need another big issue to divert people’s attention. They then pick Park Yeol who’s active in the anti-Japanese movement at intimidationeongsa Temple to be the center of the new scandal.

Park Yeol, aware of Japan’s scheme,admits to planning the Planned demise of Japan’s Crown Prince with his wife and comrade Kaneko Fumiko. The trial that will go down in history finally starts and he risks facing the death penalty…

Korea’s first-ever high treason criminal, the most stubborn among stubborn Koreans, the most ill-mannered defendant, the first scandal that will shake up the entire Japan… Park Yeol is in the center of it all.


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