Welcome to Dongmakgol
Welcome to Dongmakgol (2005)

Opening in September of 1950, after U.S.-led forces had landed in Incheon, turning the tide of the Korean War, Welcome to Dongmakgol tells the (fictional) story of a remote little village where the residents have never seen guns, and are… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 4, 2005
DVD Release Date: December 23, 2008
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Critic Score: 86% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Beth Accomando

The film reveals the penchant of South Korea filmmakers to mix every genre imaginable into one film. This one blends goofy comedy, war drama, tragedy, action and social commentary for a highly entertaining ride.

Angie Errigo
Empire Magazine

Engaging and beautiful cinema.

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Anton Bitel

Korea's answer to Shangri-la is well worth a visit.

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Josh Ralske
All Movie Guide

...offers some valuable insight into Korean culture.

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Stuart McGurk

This does risk becoming a badly-dubbed episode of 'Allo 'Allo! - but after you get past the sitcom premise, you'll find an engaging and witty little war parody.

Louis Proyect

An antiwar film dedicated to South and North Korean reconciliation.

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Flixster Audience Score: 92% Flixster User Reviews
xGary Xx
During the Korean war, three surviving members of a PKA unit, two South Korean deserters and an injured American pilot all find themselves in a remote village… More
Anthony Valletta
Equal parts of dark humor, sadness and inspiring moments combine in this story of a North Korean, South Korean and American unit meeting in a remote village… More
Luke Baldock
I haven't been this uplifted by a film since seeing Amelie for the first time. I was expecting something good but not this amazing. I've heard it… More
Jesse Ortega
This is a damn good film that really has no story at all. There is a 'narrative' per se, but it's mostly seeing how these soldiers, when faced… More