The Fortress

KCON West: The Fortress, with director Hwang Dong-hyuk

Copresented by CJ E&M

Starring acclaimed Korean actor Lee Byung Hun, The Fortress is a visually stunning historical epic based on China’s 1636 invasion of Korea. Under siege in a frozen mountain fortress, the king faces a divided court and an existential choice between the country’s honor and the people’s welfare. (2017, dir. Hwang Dong-hyuk, 140 min.)

A Q&A with director Hwang Dong-hyuk follows the screening. 

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