Joint Security Area

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Eight shots! The truth is there

In the DMZ separating North and South Korea, two North Korean soldiers have been killed, supposedly by one South Korean soldier. But the 11 bullets found in the bodies, together with the 5 remaining bullets in the assassin's magazine clip, amount to 16 bullets for a gun that should normally hold 15 bullets. The investigating Swiss/Swedish team from the neutral countries overseeing the DMZ suspects that another, unknown party was involved - all of which points to some sort of cover up. The truth is much simpler and much more tragic.




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Gongdong gyeongbi guyeok JSA, JSA, Joint Security Area, JSA. Joint Security Area, J.S.A. Joint Security Area, J.S.A. - Joint Security Area, 安全地帶, Obedinennaya zona bezopasnosti, Strefa bezpieczeństwa, JSA: Joint Security Area, Joint Security Area (JSA), JSA: Zona de riesgo, JSA (Joint Security Area), Demilitarizált övezet - JSA, JSA, გაერთიანებული უსაფრთხოების ზონა, 공동경비구역 JSA, Gongdong Gyeongbi Guyeok JSA, Zona de Risco, Zona de risco, Объединённая зона безопасности, Birleşik Güvenlik Bölgesi, Обʼєднана зона безпеки, 共同警备区, 共同警備區

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22 Aug 2000
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12 Feb 2001
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09 Sep 2000
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18 Oct 2001
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03 Jan 2002
  • Flag for Hong Kong Hong KongIIB
04 Jul 2002
  • Flag for Germany Germany16


01 Jan 2015
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16 Oct 2003
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16 Oct 2003
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01 Jan 2015
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12 Feb 2001
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04 Jul 2002
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03 Jan 2002
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18 Oct 2001
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22 Aug 2000
  • Premiere
09 Sep 2000
  • Theatrical15

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