A poor Chinese restaurant worker comes into contact with the leader of a Korean street gang and earns his respect after warning him of an impending police raid.

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A poor Chinese restaurant worker comes into contact with the leader of a Korean street gang and earns his respect after warning him of an impending police raid.

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Too many Korean copies of Italian mafia slang
28 October 1999 | by (Frankfurt, Germany) – See all my reviews

A young half-Korean food deliverer is bored by his life and joins a gang. Their leader is a quiet, thoughtful and protective guy who nevertheless causes a lot of bloodshed during the film. By copying Scorsese's Italian mafia slang (with a lot of 'fu**s) spitted out by the gangsters) and relying on amateur actors (a former waiter and a model) who are surprisingly unattractive, the film almost loses its big points made through fine lightsetting and camerawork. Director John H. Lee studied at the Tisch School of Arts in N.Y. THE CUT RUNS DEEP doesn't look like the debut movie it is. A promising director - I hope they send him some good actors.


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