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Hope, Despair, and Memory of the Koreans’ War

[caption id="attachment_17645" align="aligncenter" width="462"] Directed by Kwang-mo Lee 1998. Color. 124 minutes.[/caption] While supporters maintain that films increase our sense of history through imagined description, critics worry that films may fictionalize and misuse historical facts.1 Films provide historical subject matter and plots, structured around historically significant ideas and developed in depth with applications to an interpretation of the contemporary wor...

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