Masterpieces: The Arch of Enlightenment follows the remarkable story of the people of Korea as they attempt to reclaim a symbol of national pride and history. To crush the spirit of a conquered people, you erase their history. Thats exactly what the Japanese did to Korea, targeting the famous entrance gates of the 14th century Gyeongbukgung Palace in the very heart of Seoul. The people of Korea are now rebuilding their sacred palace gates and this lavish documentary follows the trials and tribulations of the ensemble of archaeologists, engineers, architects and craftsmen as they set about restoring the Korean nations most important historic centerpiece.
Release Date: 28 March 2011
Certificate: E - Exempt from Certification
Sound: Dolby Digital
Running Time: 60 minutes
Main Language: English