Award-winning filmmaker Kim Han-Min (Handphone, Paradise Murdered) unsheathes the lavish historical action epic War of the Arrows on Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack and DVD on February 21st, from Well Go USA. The international box office success stars Hae-il Park (The Host) as the best archer in Korea, who’s forced to go up against the Qing Dynasty in order to save his sister (Moon Chae-Won) from Mongolian invaders. The film was honored four times at the 2011 Daejong Awards, including Best Actor (Park Hae-il) and Best New Actress (Moon Chae-won), and picked up five trophies at the 2011 Blue Dragon Film Awards, including Best Actor (Park Hae-Il), Best Supporting Actor (Ryoo Seung-Ryong), Best New Actress (Moon Chae-Won) and the Audience Choice Award for Most Popular Movie. Bonus features include the behind-the-scenes featurette The Making of War of the Arrows, interviews with the actors & director Kim Han-Min, deleted scenes, and theatrical trailers.
War of the Arrows takes place in 1636, while the second Manchurian invasion of Korea rages chaos, and Korean villages are attacked by overpowering Manchurian soldiers. The Manchurians kidnap childhood sweethearts, Ja-in and Seo-Goon on their wedding day.
In an effort to save his sister, Ja-in’s brother Nam-Yi sets out to defeat the enemy and save his sister and other Korean victims with only 1 bow.
Stand by, I’ll be posting a great contest to win a free copy of War of the Arrows very soon.
For now, check out the Asian and European trailers, along with images, below.
War of the Arrows European Trailer
War of the Arrows Extended Asian Trailer