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Set in the Autumn of 1950. The remote village of Dongmakgol is unaware of the Korean war that is going on and offers hospitality and refuge to groups of North and South Korean soldiers who both turn up at the same time, and also a stranded American pilot. A hostile stand-off between the groups occurs, with the unconcerned and slightly bemused villagers in the middle. However, the soldiers gradually start to get used to the village's easy-going lifestyle and attitudes, but everything changes when a troop of US soldiers arrive to rescue the pilot.

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