May 18

May 18


Total votes: 718

Director: Kim Ji Hoon

Screenwriter: Na Hyun, Park Sang Yeon

Release Date: Jul 25, 2007

Duration: 1 hr. 58 min.

Year: 2007

Rank: #2248

Country: South Korea

Native Title: 화려한 휴가

Content Rating: 13+ – Teens 13 or older

Alternative Titles: Hwaryohan Hyooga, Hwaryeohan Hyuga, Splendid Holiday

Genre: Action, Historical, Life, Military


Having lost his parents at a young age, Min Woo takes care of his younger brother Jin Woo much like a father would. He harbours a secret crush on Shin Ae, a nurse he meets at a church gathering, and persuades her to go on a date with him to the movies. But not long after the film begins, they hear the sound of sirens and are rushed out of the theater.Outside, they find chaos in the streets, tear gas dances wildly and soldiers mobilized for crowd control have taken to violent beatings. Bewildered and enraged, the citizens form a militia, determined to protect the ones they love – and Min Woo finds himself in the middle of it all.

~~ Inspired by the 1980 Gwangju uprising.


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