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Haemoo (Sea Fog)

The film is adapted from the 2007 stage play of the same name, which in turn was based on the true story of 25 Korean-Chinese illegal immigrants who suffocated to death in the storage tank of the fishing vessel Taechangho; their bodies were dumped by the ship’s crew into the sea southwest of Yeosu on October 7, 2001. A young crew member falls in love with one of the illegal immigrants being smuggled to South Korea on board a fishing vessel. When there is a tragedy at sea, he must fight to protect her from the ship’s crazed captain.