November 13, according to the Korean Film Council cinema tickets Comprehensive Computer website revealed, "Holy War" on September 12, in the country to mobilize 39,766 spectators, boarded the Japanese box office chart 2 bit. Box office chart a Hollywood movie "The Bourne Ultimatum" convened more than 4,000 of 43,707 spectators, and "Pieta" narrowly. As of September 13, the "Pieta" cumulative attract the number of visitors reached 171,522.
While viewing "Pieta" ranked number two, but a platoon in the Korean movie released. Won the Golden Lion Award at the Venice Film Festival, the movie audience concern also increased the number of screens has increased, the release screenings also significantly amplified, these are subject to the "Venice effect". In the premiere of the first day of September 6, even if only released 479 performances, but the September 12 release screenings increased to 1026, about twice the number of viewing more than before.
"Pieta" super popular "conspiracy" and "death squads" excellent domestic and international commercial movie box office stagnant situation. "Conspirators" in the same day mobilized 35,283 spectators, down to the box office chart 3, "death squads" that day mobilization of 23,156 spectators, the highest box office chart.
It is reported that the "Holy War" will be riding on the momentum of the Venice Film Festival, as the representative of the South Korean film participate in the 85th Annual Academy Film Awards ceremony, held in February 2013 to compete for the Best Foreign Language Film unit awards. Korea compete for Best Foreign Language Film of the Oscar film awards ceremony to join in with the "Holy War" films shortlisted for "the smell of money directed by Lin Sang Soo, Hong Changxiu directed" foreign "directed by Yin Zhongbin, with the crime of war" autumn Chang Min director sided kings "(Korean title: light sea become the king of men).
"Holy War" tells the story of an extremely vicious lenders day in front of a woman claiming to be his mother, just as he wanted to change his life, but found that the "mother" to hide their own with a huge secret, After a succession launched a series of stories. The REALITY town and Zhao Minxiu this mother and son in the film playing. The film is in South Korea released.