'Roaring Currents' Still Draws Herds of Moviegoers

The film "Roaring Currents" has attracted over 16 million viewers as of Sunday, fewer than four weeks after its release on July 30.

The war movie, based on the story of Korean history's most astonishing military victory by Admiral Yi Sun-shin, has already become the most commercially successful film in Korea, breaking several new records.

It is the only film ever to be viewed by over 15 million spectators in Korea.

A positive response from viewers continues to attract people of all ages, as the film is still enjoying explosive popularity nearly a month since its release.

englishnews@chosun.com / Aug. 26, 2014 11:10 KST