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The Korean War

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The Korean War

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
genre:
Documentary, War

We gave it an A-

The 20th century’s ”forgotten war” is remembered in The Korean War, a thorough five-volume, 10-hour set that often seems longer than the war itself. It’s also a great tribute to the archival value of video. Forgoing slick production values for get-it-right historiography, this Korean Broadcast System production superbly encapsulates the nuances of superpower diplomatic posturing, puppet-government chicanery, and routine battlefield horror. A-

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