[HanCinema's News] New Promotional Video released for Shinheung Military Academy
By William Schwartz | Published on
TenAsia has released a promotional video for Shinheung Military Academy on YouTube. The video consists of an interview with cast members in full costume made on March 5th, followed by performance clips. Ji Chang-wook, Go Eun-sung, Kang Ha-neul, Jo Kwon, Kim Sung-kyu, Onew, and more all appear in the video.
While there are no English subtitles to the video, the live musical performances are generally parsable. They begin at the eleven minute mark. Shinheung Military Academy is a musical that takes place at the titular school between 1907 and 1920. The story deals with resistance against the Japanese Occupation by Korean patriots, most of whom are still young students.
Written by William Schwartz
Staff writer. Has been writing articles for HanCinema since 2012, having lived in South Korea since 2011. Started out in Gyeongju, then to Daegu, then to Ansan, then to Yeongju, then to Seoul, lived on the road for HanCinema's travel diaries series in the summer of 2016, and is currently settled in Anyang. Has good tips for utilizing South Korea's public bus system. William Schwartz can be contacted via email@example.com. He also has a substack at williamschwartz.substack.com where he discusses the South Korean film industry in broader terms and takes suggestions for future movies to review.