The Martyrs

The Martyrs


Total votes: 32

Director: Yoo Hyun Mok

Release Date: Jun 17, 1965

Duration: 2 hr. 11 min.

Year: 1965

Country: South Korea

Native Title: 순교자

Content Rating: Not Yet Rated

Alternative Titles: Sungyoja

Genre: Drama, Historical, Melodrama, War


During the Korean War (1950-1953), twelve church ministers have been abducted and terminateed in the occupied territory. But two ministers survive and return to their place while becoming to doubt the existence of God. The story is composed of various incidents that happen while hiding the truth about those dying ministers. In the course of the investigation, the intelligence officer comes to the realization of what is real martyrdom and what isthe true value of the age.


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