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Film on 1597 victory against Japan breaks Korean records

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SEOUL - A film depicting a famous 16th century naval victory against Japanese invaders has set records at the South Korean box office, drawing the largest audience and becoming the first local movie to take more than $100 million. 

A movie still from the South Korean action blockbuster film "Myeongryang" (Roaring Currents), August 16, 2014

"Myeongryang" ("Roaring Currents") attracted 13.62 million viewers as of Saturday after 18 days of screening, distributor CJ Entertainment.

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