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The Admiral: Roaring Currents (2014)
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The Admiral: Roaring Currents (2014)
Original name: 명량
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: South Korea
Duration: 128 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: epic, tense, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, serious, realistic, period piece
Plot: war, military, korean history, naval battle, battles, heroic mission, human spirit, against the odds, warrior, ship, heroes, samurai, hopes, battleship, medieval, japanese navy, combat, soldier, power struggle, showdown, fight for supremacy, fight, one man army, martial arts, monster ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: korea, south korea

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