The controversial film “26 Years,” which was directed by Jo Geun Hyun, has already reached over 100 million viewers.
On December 5 according to the Korean Film Council Total Tickets Statistics, “26 Years” has received 103,816 viewers nationwide on December 4. This added to the existing large ticket sales to the total of 1,009,959 viewers. “26 Years” was released on November 29, so over a million tickets were sold in only six days.
“26 Years,” based on the web-toon by the infamous writer Kang Full, tells the provocative story of a group of individuals who attempt the murder of the former South Korean president Chun Doo Hwan. Chun Doo Hwan was responsible for the 1980 Kwangju Massacre, and this group plans their revenge 26 years later on the exact day of the massacre.