Joint Security Area

Klassiker
Thriller
| 109
Korean (Korea)
| German (Germany)

The story of a politically highly explosive death in the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea. A commission can only state that both sides lie. At the border between North and South Korea there is a bloody conflict between the border posts. A neutral commission of inquiry from Switzerland and Sweden is alarmed. Chairman is Major Sophie E. Jean (Yeong-ae Lee), a Swiss woman with Korean parents. During the investigation she encounters more and more contradictions and must learn that both sides are not too interested in the truth. In fact, contrary to all regulations, the border guards involved in the incident were friends... "A Masterpiece" (filmstarts.de) "Poetry in the staccato of fatal shots" (Spiegel Online)