At the end of the Joseon Dynasty, shortly after the Eulsa Treaty has been forced to be concluded by Ito Hirobumi and the pro-Japanese courtiers, Japan pressures King Go Jong to step down from the throne. Meanwhile, An Jung Geun, who is cultivating men of ability at Samheung school, is deeply impressed by a speech made by An Chang Ho, and heads for Russia to volunteer in the army fighting for theindependence of the country. As both a lieutenant general of the Korean militia and a commander of the Korean expeditionary force in Manchuria, he carries on the independence movement in defiance of Japanese coercion. When he and his comrades are tipped that Ito Hirobumi is going to make a tour of inspection to northern Manchuria, they plan to shoot at Ito Hirobumi, the Japanese ruler.
King Gojong and Martyr An Jung Geun
Release Date: Apr 10, 1959
Duration: 1 hr. 50 min.