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You know the whole “You get to shoot a man at point-blank range and then the women walk in and do not hesitate to shoot him in the face without pause, and at the worst possible moment” thing? That’s ‘The Last Stand’ all right.
That’s the story of the women of ‘The Last Stand,’ a movie based on the exploits of two Korean women who ran away during the Japanese occupation of their country in World War II. During that time, the women found themselves on the run from their countrymen, who were trying to do everything they could to kill them; it was a race against time, and the women were not going to be denied their chance at survival.
And that’s when they encountered ‘Mr. and Mrs. Smith’ (Hoot Gibson and Linda Hunt) from New York. The pair helped these women escape, and in doing so they became embroiled in a world of intrigue and deception that has been portrayed in countless TV and film adaptations throughout history. In fact, many films were based on the book ‘The Last Stand’ by Korean author Kang Youn Jeon, which has become something of a feminist classic.
Kang Youn Jeon is not just a writer. He’s also an artist who, along with the other artist and writers of his generation, has contributed to some of the biggest names in modern culture. His works have been translated into over a dozen languages, including Japanese, French, and German, and they have been parodied by countless comedians, actors, and musicians.
All this makes ‘The Last Stand’ quite an accomplishment and makes it something of a fascinating story. It is definitely not a story that Hollywood is going to take a chance on anytime soon.
The movie comes on the heels of the big opening weekend of ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay–Part 1,’ which is expected to total more than $80 million in ticket sales when it opens on November 22 at 3,500 theaters and 2,000 screens, including about 400 IMAX theaters. And even though ‘The Last Stand’ isn’t technically a movie, it might make its way into theaters anyway, as studios continue to be interested in using’real life’ stories