The trailer for the Japan release for the 2011 hit Korean movie “War of the Arrows” was revealed. The movie, which is known internationally as “Arrow: The Ultimate Weapon”, is renamed “Kamiyumi” for the Japan release. The historical action movie was directed by Kim Han-min starring Park Hae-il and Moon Chae-won.
The movie won Best Actor for Park Hae-il and Best New Actress for Moon Chae-won and many other awards in Grand Bell Awards, Blue Dragon Film Awards, Korean Culture and Entertainment Awards and Critics Choice Awards. The Korean movie was released on August 11, 2011 and will premiere in Japan as “Kamiyumi” on August 25.
Set after the Second Manchu invasion of Korea, the film is about an archer Choi Nam-yi (Park Hae-il) who risks his life to save his sister from slavery under Prince Dorgon’s rule.