'Assassination' Proves Unstoppable at Box Office

      August 05, 2015 10:01

      The period espionage film "Assassination" surpassed the 7 million mark in cinema attendance on Tuesday, only 14 days after its release.

      The flick had drawn a total of 7.06 million viewers as of Tuesday morning, according to the Korean Film Council, and the momentum is expected to continue.

      Some expect "Assassination" to be the first film that attracts more than 10 million viewers this year.

      Set in Shanghai and Seoul in the 1930s during the occupation by imperial Japan, the movie depicts three Korean independence fighters joining hands to assassinate the commander of Japanese troops.

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