Illang: The Wolf Brigade is a remake of the Japanese animation film “Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade.” The story takes place in the year 2029. The sci-fi film tells the story of the struggles of a special police unit and government task force after an anti-reunification terrorist group attacks the country following the announcement of a five-year plan for North and South Korea’s reunification.
- Movie: Illang: The Wolf Brigade
- Revised romanization: Inrang
- Hangul: 인랑
- Director: Kim Jee-Woon
- Writer: Mamoru Oshii (original story), Kim Jee-Woon, Jun Chul-Hong, Lee Ji-Min
- Producer: Kim Woo-Sang, Kim Tae-Wan
- Cinematographer: Lee Mo-Gae
- Release Date: July 25, 2018
- Runtime: 138 min.
- Genre: Sci-Fi / Action
- Distributor: Warner Bros. Korea
In the year 2029, South and North Korea agree to set up a unified government. They have prepared for the unification for the past 5 years. Meanwhile, demonstrators, supporting and opposing the unification, become more fierce. A terror organization known as Sect” appears. They are against unification. A special police force is formed in response, while a powerful government intelligence agency is also against unification.
- Illang: The Wolf Brigade is based on the 1999 anime “Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade” directed by Hiroyuki Okiura and written by Mamoru Oshii.