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Titles available on DVD as of June 2011.
Includes films with combat and/or wartime settings.
This is a selective list of video holdings in the American University Library. F For complete up-to-date holdings (including VHS tapes) please refer to the library ALADIN catalog (www.catalog.wrlc.org)
M*A*S*H. 2004. 2 videodiscs (116 min.). Three Korean War Army surgeons adopt a hilarious, lunatic lifestyle as an antidote to the tragedies of their Mobile Army Surgical Hospsital. HOME USE COLLECTION DVD 4978
The Manchurian candidate. 2004. 1 videodisc (127 min.). A U.S. Army platoon, captured in the Korean conflict, is whisked to Manchuria for three nightmarish days of experimental drug-and-hypnosis-induced conditioning to carry out the orders of the enemy upon release. When a decorated Korean War veteran who has been brainwashed starts to commit political assassinations, his old military commander begins to suspect and must stop him. HOME USE COLLECTION DVD 2113
The steel helmet. Eclipse: First films of Samuel Fuller: Eclipse (Criterion Collection (Firm)). 2007. 1 videodisc (84 min.). Despite its relatively low budget, this portrait of Korean War soldiers grappling with moral and racial issues while trying to stay alive remains one of the director's most gripping, realistic, reflections of Fuller's social conscience. HOME USE COLLECTION DVD 3457
T`aegukki hwinallimyo = The brotherhood of war . 2005. 2 videodiscs (148 min.). In 1950, in South Korea, the shoe-shiner Jin-tae Lee and his eighteen years old student brother Jin-seok Lee form a poor but happy family with their mother, Jin-tae's fiancé Young-shin Kim and her young sisters. Jin-tae and his mother are tough workers, who sacrifice themselves to send Jin-seok to the university. When North Korea invades the South, the family escapes to a relative's house in the country, but along their journey, Jin-seok is forced to join the army to fight in the front, and Jin-tae enlists too to protect his young brother. The commander promises Jin-tae that if he gets a medal he would release his brother, and Jin-tae becomes the braver soldier in the company. Along the bloody war between brothers, the relationship of Jin-seok with his older brother deteriorates leading to a dramatic and tragic end. HOME USE COLLECTION DVD 4072