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Updated:2015-09-10 07:46:15Comments Print Mail Large Medium SmallSouth Korean movie Assassination, starring Gianna Jun, will hit mainland cinemas on Sept 17. [Photo provided to China Daily]Chinas screens have been flooded by productions on the war against Japanese invaders in recent months. Many viewers complain such films can become stereotyped, and they will feel delighted to see an unlikely epic from neighboring South Korea.Assassination, the highest-grossing movie so far in the South Korean market this year, will be released across the Chinese mainlands theaters on Sept 17, about two months later than its homeland premiere. The action thriller will set a record on becoming the fastest South Korean title to reach the Chinese market.Set in 1933, during Japans 1910-45 colonial rule of the Korean Peninsula, the tale fictionalizes three talented prisoners dispatched by the exiled provisional Korean government to assassinate a Japanese commander and a traitorous Korean tycoon.High praise prevailed after sneak previews on Monday. 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