'The Berlin File' Becomes Korea's Top Action Movie

Spy film "The Berlin File," directed by Ryoo Seung-wan, has so far attracted more than seven million viewers since its release on Jan. 30, a first for a domestic movie in the genre.

It moved beyond "The Man from Nowhere" (2010) and "The Good, The Bad, The Weird" (2008), which lured 6.28 million and 6.68 million cinemagoers, respectively.

"The figure shows that the film was loved by all age groups and both genders despite earlier concerns about the complicated plot and narrative," said a spokesman at CJ Entertainment, the distributor of "The Berlin File."

The film starring Jeon Ji-hyun, Han Suk-kyoo, Ha Jung-woo and Ryoo Seung-bum involves intelligence agents embroiled in an international conspiracy.

englishnews@chosun.com / Mar. 05, 2013 10:56 KST