Joint Security Area (Korean: 공동경비구역 JSA) is a 2000 South Korean mystery thriller film starring Lee Young-ae, Lee Byung-hun and Song Kang-ho. It was directed by Park Chan-wook and is based on the novel DMZ by Park Sang-yeon. The film, which was shot on location in South Korea, concerns an investigation into the circumstances surrounding a fatal shooting incident within the DMZ, the heavily fortified border that separates North and South Korea.
|Release Date||9 September 2000|
|Other Names||Joint Security Area|
|Genre||Drama, War, Thriller|
|Film Class||Anti-War Film, Detective Film|
|Mood||Food for Thought|
|Themes||Murder Investigations, Unlikely Friendships, Military Life|
|Tones||Intimate, Tense, Humorous|