Blue (2003)

Genres - Adventure, Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Romantic Drama, Sea Adventure  |   Run Time - 105 min.  |   Countries - South Korea  |  
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Emotions run high between three crew members of a South Korean naval recovery unit in director Lee Jeong-guk's 2003 action-adventure film Blue. Longtime pals Lee Tae-hyeon (Kim Yeong-ho) and Kim Jun (Shin Hyeon-jun) joined the Ship Salvation Unit together, trained together, and were set to work together until fellow trainee Kang Su-jin (Shin Eun-gyeong) came into the picture. After mutually despising each other, Kang and Kim develop a fiery intimate romance that lasts until the three complete their training. A few years later, the three are reunited on a mission to save a sunken submarine 500 feet below the water's surface, but with a complication: Kang is to be in charge of both Kim and Lee. Initially screened at the 2003 Berlin International Film Festival, Blue proved to be a box-office disappointment in its native South Korea.



deep-sea, love-triangle, mission [quest], Navy, officer, rescue, submarine