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The Admiral: Roaring Currents (2014)
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The Admiral: Roaring Currents (2014)
Original name: 명량
Genre: Action, History, War
Country: South Korea
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The film mainly follows the famous 1597 Battle of Myeongryang during the Japanese invasion of Korea (1592-1598), where the iconic Joseon admiral Yi Sun-sin managed to destroy a total of 133 Japanese warships with only 13 ships remaining in his command. The battle, which took place in the Myeongryang Strait off the southwest coast of the Korean Peninsula, is considered one of the greatest victories of Yi.
Style: exciting, epic, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: war, ship, heroic mission, battles, navy, against the odds, heroes, military, human spirit, tough heroes, hopes, samurai, katana, bow and arrow, gunpowder, naval battle
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: battleship, korea

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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
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Duration: 132 min.
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