2009: Lost Memories was a very ambitious project for Korean cinema. It tries to emulate big name blockbusters, with varying degrees of success. The story itself is very interesting, being set in an alternate Korea, which is now part of Japan. The film certainly piles on a lot of ...
This action thriller with a sci-fi twist takes place in an alternate dimension in which Korea has been subjected to Japanese rule for more than 100 years. Why? Seems that in 1909, a Korean nationalist... read more
DVD Release Date: November 2, 2004
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August 8, 2009
February 27, 2008
A movie that has potential, but never really takes full advantage of it. I have seen a number of different plots for this film and they are, for the most part, true. So, if the plot sounds interesting enough then you should watch this.
The very beginning of this film should c...
May 22, 2010
[font=Century Gothic]"2009 Lost Memories" takes place in an alternate near future where Japan never relinquished control of Korea in 1945(in fact, in this alternate reality, Japan was allied with the United States in World War II which does not make any sense unless they fought t...
March 20, 2008
Interesting premise, but disappointing execution.
June 19, 2007
The plot had tons of potential, but this is one of the most laughably over-the-top, melodramatic action movies ever.
May 28, 2007
Really cool alternate history movie with a tense plot. Very not western in how the movie was told and filmed. Rock on.
February 26, 2007
Towards the end you realize there are a lot more brains to this than you were led to believe. But that's about 2 hours into it. I don't recommend you bothering sitting it out.
June 17, 2006
This movie has a friggin awesome concept behind it... involving what would have happened if we dropped nukes on Germany insteado Japan and what would have happened to Korea? it's so cool and so well done... i highly recomend it.
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