Study of Korean War Film

Study of Korean War Film,

Video, 1:00:42 sec, Colour, Sound, 2017

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This video piece is a re-edited Korean War film with the partial film footage from American, Korean, and North Korean films about the Korean War (1950 to 1953). They are rearranged through historic events in chronological order. The actual periods the films were produced vary from the 60s  to the early 2000s. The same historic event or figures are described in a totally different way depending on the period the film was produced, the perspective of the directors, and the nations in which the film was made.

Film footage List:

One Minute to Zero(1952, Tay Garnett),

Taegukgi: The Brotherhood of war (2003, Je-gyu Kang) ,

Wolmi Island(1982, Gyong-sun Cho),

The Bridges at Toko-Ri(1954, Mark Robson),

Steel Helmet(1951, Samuel Fuller),

Battle Hymn(1957, Douglas Sirk)

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