Ashfall (Korean: 백두산; RR: Baekdusan), also known as: Mount Paektu, is a 2019 South Korean action film directed by Lee Hae-jun and Kim Byung-seo, starring Lee Byung-hun, Ha Jung-woo, Ma Dong-seok, Bae Suzy and Jeon Hye-jin. The film was released in December 2019 in South Korea.
A volcano on Baekdu Mountain suddenly erupts. Pandemonium ensues on the Korean peninsula, with more eruptions predicted in the area.
To prevent another disaster, Jeon Yoo-kyung (Jeon Hye-jin) plans an operation based on a theory by Professor Kang Bong-rae (Ma Dong-seok). He had has studied Baekdu Mountain and its possible eruptions.
Jo In-chang (Ha Jung-woo) is the captain of a special forces team. He is tasked to take part in the operation, which holds the fates of South and North Korea in the balance. Jo In-chang contacts Lee Joon-pyeong (Lee Byung-hun) who is part of the Ministry of People's Armed Forces of North Korea. Meanwhile, Jo In-Chang's pregnant wife Choi Ji-young (Bae Suzy) is alone in Seoul. She struggles to survives against the disaster.
[ Baekdusan, Mount Paektu ]