The Battle of Jangsari

The Battle of Jangsari


Total votes: 762

Director: Kwak Kyung Taek

Screenwriter: Lee Man Hee, Jung Tae Won

Release Date: Sep 25, 2019

Duration: 1 hr. 44 min.

Year: 2019

Country: South Korea

Native Title: 장사리:잊혀진 영웅들

Content Rating: 15+ – Teens 15 or older

Alternative Titles: Jangsa-ri 9.15, Jangsari 9.15, Jangsari: Forgotten Heroes, Jangsari: Yitheojin Youngwoongdeul, Battle of Jangsari, 장사리 9.15

Genre: Action, Historical, Military, War


A guerrilla army unit led by Captain Lee Myung Joon and 772 student soldiers, including Choi Sung Pil, are on the ship Moonsanho and their destination is Jangsari. Their mission is to deceive the North Koreans into thinking opposition forces would launch a decisive invasion there. The real invasion and battle will take place in Incheon one day later. The average age of the 772 student soldiers on the ship is 17and they have had only 2 weeks of training. They try to land in Jangsari under a shower of bullets.

(Source: AsianWiki)

~~ The character “Maggie” was inspired by American war correspondents and journalists Marguerite Higgins Hall and Margaret Bourke-White.


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