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JSA: Joint Security Area (9-Sep-2000)

Original Title: Gongdong gyeongbi guyeok JSA

Director: Chan-wook Park

Writers: Seong-san Jeong; Hyeon-seok Kim; Mu-yeong Lee; Chan-wook Park

From novel: DMZ by Sang-yeon Park

Keywords: Thriller, Korea

Mystery surrounds an apparent murder of a North Korean soldier in the explosive Demilitarized Zone.

A mysterious shooting occurs along North and South Korea's highly contentious Demilitarized Zone border, leaving a soldier from the North dead and another from the South wounded. Tensions rise to their highest point since the Korean War as the two nations agree to hire Korean-Swiss interlocutor Sophie Jean to gather testimony from soldiers; the mystery intensifies when she learns of a strange informal detente between enemies that devolved into a shooting.


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