Director Ryu Seung-wan’s new film ‘Mogadishu’ maintained the top spot for 10 days in a row and surpassed the cumulative audience of 1.32 million.
On the 7th, according to the integrated computer network for movie theater tickets by the Korean Film Council, ‘Mogadishu’ mobilized 91,318 spectators to top the box office the previous day. The cumulative number of spectators is 1,32,089.
‘Mogadishu’, which was released on the 28th of last month, mobilized more than 120,000 audiences on the first day of its release. Since then, it has maintained the top spot at the box office in a row, proving its popularity. In particular, it is breaking new records at the box office, reaching 1 million viewers for the first time in a Korean movie this year within a week of its release.
‘Mogadishu’ is a movie based on the true story of the escape of the officials of the South and North Korean embassies who were isolated during the civil war in Somalia in 1991. It depicts the situation in Somalia, a country marked by a travel ban due to civil war, famine, and terrorism, and their desperate survival and escape.