South Korean groups of onlookers have reacted energetically to Kim Hak-soon’s military dramatization around a brief 2002 maritime fight in the debated Yellow Sea fringe that gives the film its title. Showing the kind of patriotism basic in American motion pictures amid World War II, Northern Limit Line has rapidly turned into the most elevated netting film of the year in its local nation. Presently being discharged locally in major U.S. urban areas, it’s unrealistic to discover a lot of a group of people on these shores.
The film spends more than half of its overlong running time acquainting us with a few of the South Korean mariners included, most outstandingly a new kid on the block surgeon (rising youthful star Lee Hun-charm of Secretly, Greatly) who’s hazed by his kindred shipmates. Other real characters incorporate the boat’s stern authority and its amicable helmsman whose repeating hand tremors result in a close destructive impact. Their own backstories are limned in some cases moving, however all the more regularly mundane style.