Spolier Alert: The Wolf Brigade Movies
As we give thanks to all our listeners on Thanksgiving, we have a special Patreon episode thanks to Andrew Milne we have a fun-filled spoiler episode of both Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade and Illang: The Wolf Brigade.
Illang: The Wolf Brigade is a 2018 Korean film set in 2029 where South and North Korea are preparing to unify after many years of separation. A special police unit known as “Illang” attempts to stop a domestic terror group attempting to stop it all. The film is directed by Kim Jee-woon and stars Gang Dong-won, Han Hyo-joo, Jung Woo-sung, and Kim Mu-yeol.
Released in 1999 in Japan, Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade is set in alternate-history Japan in the 1950s following the atomic bombing. The lead character, Kazuki Fuse, confronts the horrors of war and his own conscience during a trial and subsequent unexpected friendship. It was directed by Hiroyuki Okiura and stars Yoshikatsu Fujiki, Sumi Mutoh, and Hiroyuki Kinoshita.
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