Tae Guk Gi


2h 20m 2004

Brief Synopsis

The story of two brothers who are unwillingly drafted into the South Korean army following the outbreak of the Korean War in June 1950. The older brother strives to protect his younger brother on the battlefield, while struggling to find a way to have him discharged so he can return to their village

Film Details

Also Known As
Brotherhood, Tae Guk Gi: The Brotherhood of War, Taegukgi, Taegukgi Hwinalrimyeo, Taegukgi: The Brotherhood of the War
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2004
Production Company
Kangjegyu Film; Showbox Entertainment
Distribution Company
Independent Distribution Partnership (IDP); 1 More Film; 3l Filmverleih; Central Film Verleih Gmbh; Content Artist Management; Independent Distribution Partnership (Idp); Lark International; Sony Pictures Releasing International; United International Pictures; Universal Pictures International; Warner Bros. Pictures International

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 20m

Synopsis

The story of two brothers who are unwillingly drafted into the South Korean army following the outbreak of the Korean War in June 1950. The older brother strives to protect his younger brother on the battlefield, while struggling to find a way to have him discharged so he can return to their village and care for the family they left behind. However, as the war progresses, the horror and violence they witness begin to take its toll on each man and severe their bonds as brothers and soldiers.

Film Details

Also Known As
Brotherhood, Tae Guk Gi: The Brotherhood of War, Taegukgi, Taegukgi Hwinalrimyeo, Taegukgi: The Brotherhood of the War
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2004
Production Company
Kangjegyu Film; Showbox Entertainment
Distribution Company
Independent Distribution Partnership (IDP); 1 More Film; 3l Filmverleih; Central Film Verleih Gmbh; Content Artist Management; Independent Distribution Partnership (Idp); Lark International; Sony Pictures Releasing International; United International Pictures; Universal Pictures International; Warner Bros. Pictures International

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 20m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Limited Release in United States September 3, 2004

Released in United States January 2005

Released in United States May 2004

Released in United States Summer September 3, 2004

Shown at Cannes Film Festival May 15-23, 2004.

Shown at Palm Springs International Film Festival January 6-17, 2005.

Released in United States January 2005 (Shown at Palm Springs International Film Festival January 6-17, 2005.)

Released in United States May 2004 (Shown at Cannes Film Festival May 15-23, 2004.)

Limited Release in United States September 3, 2004

Released in United States Summer September 3, 2004