The Age of Shadows
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Set in the late 1920s, The Age of Shadows follows the cat-and-mouse game that unfolds between a group of resistance fighters trying to bring in explosives from Shanghai to destroy key Japanese facilities in South Korea, and Japanese agents trying to stop them.
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The Age of Shadows (Korean: 밀정; Hanja: 密偵; RR: Miljeong; lit. "Emissary") is a 2016 South Korean period action thriller film directed by Kim Jee-woon and written by Lee Ji-min and Park Jong-dae. The film is set in Shanghai and Seoul in the 1920s and stars Song Kang-ho and Gong Yoo. It was selected as the South Korean entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 89th Academy Awards, but it was not nominated.The film won the Best Picture award in the Action Features category at the 2016 Fantastic Fest held in Austin, Texas.
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