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Immortal Admiral Yi Sun-sin (2004)
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Immortal Admiral Yi Sun-sin (2004)
Original name: 불멸의 이순신
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Immortal Admiral Yi Sun-sin is a South Korean television series based on the life of Yi Sun-sin, starring Kim Myung-min in the title role. It aired on KBS1 from September 4, 2004 to August 28, 2005 on Saturdays and Sundays at 21:45 for 104 episodes. Many times, the series filmed on location at the actual battle sites. It made extensive use of rendered images and a reconstruction of a turtle ship. Due to the preparation needed, the show took many months to produce.
Plot: navy, admiral
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: japan, korea

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