Inchon (film)

Inchon also called Inchon is a 1981 South KoreanAmerican war film about the Battle of Inchon, considered to be the turning point of the Korean War. The film was directed by Terence Young and financed by Unification Church founder Sun Myung Moon. It stars Laurence Olivier as General Douglas MacArthur, who led the United States surprise amphibious landing at Incheon, South Korea in 1950. Also featured are Jacqueline Bisset, Ben Gazzara, Toshiro Mifune, and Richard Roundtree. It was filmed in California, Italy, Ireland, Japan and South Korea.

The film depicts the Battle of Inchon during the Korean War, which took place September 1519, 1950 and is considered the turning point of the war. The protagonist of the film is General Douglas MacArthur Laurence Olivier, who led the United States surprise amphibious landing at Incheon in 1950. A subplot in the film involves an American couple who encounter difficulties in their relationship because of the ongoing war.Inchon begins with North Korean soldiers moving past the 38th parallel north into South Korea in June 1950. People flee into the countrys capital, Seoul. One of the displaced people is Barbara Hallsworth Jacqueline Bisset, a U.S. Army majors wife who lives in a village on the 38th Parallel. She is chauffered to Seoul in a limousine, picking up five South Korean children along the way. After her chauffeur is killed, she drives them to a safe location called the Inn of the Sixth Happiness. Along the way, she shoots a North Korean soldier. ........

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