The Fortress (남한산성) (2017)

Directed by HWANG Dong-Hyuk
South Korea | PG-13 | Action, Drama, History, War | Korean | 140
Venue: Warehouse 68, Alserkal Avenue

Free screening. A public presentation part of the Korean Film Festival’s Dubai edition co-presented by the Korea-Arab Society and in collaboration with the Korean Cultural Center. In 1636, the Qing dynasty attacks Joseon. King Injo and his retainers, including Choi Myung-kil and Kim Sang-hun, hide in the mountain fortress city of Namhansanseong. They are isolated from the outside. Meanwhile, Choi Myung-kil insists that they enter into negotiations with the Qing dynasty, but Kim Sang-hun proposes that they keep fighting. Tickets for The Fortress are free on a first-come-first-seated basis.