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Korean Blockbuster Film "Silmido" Attracts Record 8.35 Mln Viewers

2004/02/02 | 121 views | Permalink | Source

The South Korean blockbuster film "Silmido" attracted more than 8.3 million moviegoers as of Saturday on the 39th day of its domestic release.
With the preliminary tally by the film's distributor Cinema Service, "Silmido" broke the local box office record of 8.2 million set by the movie Friend in 2001. By mid-February, industry experts forecast the movie to surpass the 10 million mark for the first time in the country's film history.

"Silmido" is based on a true story about a group of South Korean prisoners involved in a secret government project to assassinate North Korean leader Kim Il-Sung in the late 1960s.

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