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Jang Dong Gun Friday 19th November 2010 The screening of 'The Warrior's Way' at the CGV Cinemas Los Angeles, California

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Tae Guk Gi: The Brotherhood Of War Review


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To call Tae Guk Gi the Saving Private Ryan of Korea (as many critics have) is both accurate and off the mark. Accurate because the battle scenes in this Korean War epic are as grisly as anything you've ever seen, and off the mark because the story is much more personal and family-centric than Spielberg's grand symphony of patriotism.

In the pre-war Seoul of 1950, older brother Jin Tae (Jang Dong Gun) is a happy-go-lucky shoeshine boy and amateur cobbler who works hard all day so that younger brother Jin Seok (Won Bin), a star student, can finish high school, go on to college, and become the savior who will lift his entire extended family into the middle class. Jin Tae's devotion to his younger brother is absolute.

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