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Films By Kim Jee-woon

“Even by Korean standards of movie brutality, A Bittersweet Life raises the bar to a new level… will have genre fans nailed to their seats” - Variety ... A tour de force of noir-ish style, A Bittersweet Life sees MIFF stalwart Kim Jee-woon hitting the screen with guns blazing ... Read more
A Tale of Two Sisters (Janghwa, Hongryon) South KoreaBased on a Korean folk tale about an evil stepmother and her two daughters, this South Korean box-office smash is from acclaimed director Kim Jee-woon (The Foul King, MIFF 2001). Hollywood has already bought the remake rights, so get in early and ... Read more
Dae-Ho, a timid bank clerk, is hopeless at his job. Mind you, it doesn't help that his boss is a ferocious disciplinarian who punishes staff with brutal headlocks Dae-Ho's escape comes with a decision to learn wrestling. Before long, the no-hoper becomes famed for his prowess as a skilled cheat ... Read more
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