The Great Hero, Lee Sun-shin
The Great Hero, Lee Sun-shin
Theatrical poster to The Great Hero, Lee Sun-shin
Director Yu Hyun-mok
Producer Kim Yeong-hwa
Planner Jeong Bong-gyu
Screenplay Na So-Wun
Based on Lee Eun-Sang
Art director Lee Bong-seon
Music Kim Dong-jin
Cinematographer Kim Hak-seong
Editor Kim Young-hee
Lighting Choi Yui-jeong
Production studio Se Yun Films
Released April 14, 1962
Running time 120 min.
Debut theatre Kukdo
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The Great Hero, Lee Sun-shin (성웅 이순신 / 聖雄 李舜臣 - Seong-ung Lee Sun-sin) is a 1962 film directed by Yu Hyun-mok.[1]


During the Joseon period, Admiral Lee Sun-shin helps fight a Japanese invasion by building iron-clad Turtle Ships. He is later betrayed and sent to prison. Upon release he rejoins the fight against the Japanese.[1]




  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "성웅 이순신" (in Korean). Korean Movie Database. Retrieved 2011-07-20.

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