Kapyong

(2011)

Overview

On April 24, 1951, following a rout of the South Korean army, the Chinese People Volunteer Army pursued their enemy to the lines of Australian and Canadian troops still digging fall-back defences, 39 kilometres to the rear. Here, sometimes at the length of a bayonet, often in total darkness, individual was pitted against individual in a struggle between a superpower and a cluster of other nations from across the world. They fought for a valley, the ancient and traditional invasion route to Seoul. If it fell the southern capital and the war, was lost. The United Nations troops had the military advantage of the high ground and artillery support: the Chinese relied entirely on vastly superior numbers. As a result, young men from both sides found a battle which was very close and very personal. The Battle of Kapyong became the turning point of China's Fifth Offensive in that Korea spring... Written by John Lewis

  1. Dennis K. Smith

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. John Waters

    John Waters

    Narrator

  2. Steven Carroll

    Steven Carroll

    Napalm victim

  3. Cory Corbett

    Cory Corbett

    Canadian Lieutenant

  4. Yuki Nagashima

    Yuki Nagashima

    Chinese Soldier

  5. Rick Tonna

    Rick Tonna

    Soldier

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Kapyong

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Status Released

Release Information

  • April 28, 2011
    M
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Recommended for mature audiences. There are no age restrictions. The content is moderate in impact.

Original Language English

Runtime 0h 54m

Budget -

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