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Nowhere to Hide (1999)

Injeong sajeong bol geot eobtda (original title)
A team of police hunt down a villain.

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Detective Woo
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Chang Sungmin
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Detective Kim
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Juyon
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jae-mo Ahn
Yong-gu Do
Ju-bong Gi
Yong-ua Kwon
Hae-eun Lee
Won-jong Lee
Sang-Myeon Park
Seung-ho Park
Cheal-jong Shim
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A chase film in which cops try to catch a master of disguise. This is a film as much about the joy of filmmaking as it is about a deadly pursuit. Written by NDNF

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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »
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31 July 1999 (South Korea)  »

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Nowhere to Hide  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$6,100 (USA) (29 December 2000)

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$22,007 (USA) (5 January 2001)
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Detective Woo: You have the right to have a lawyer and the right to remain silent. And I can't remember the rest, fuck.
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a very enchanting film
3 October 2000 | by (chicago) – See all my reviews

I liked this film a lot. Myung Se Lee is one of the most stylish directors in Korea and "Nowhere to Hide" is at the top of his skill. The opening black and white sequence, which stops at the every hit, was enchanting and the rainy murder scene was just amazing. The comic book like action was very original and more beautiful than the ones in Wong kar Wai and John Woo's movies. The actings were also superb. Joo Hoon park, a super star in Korea, proves that he's still a king of comedy with his hilarious movement and dialogues. Sung Ki Ahn also shows that good actors don't need to talk much to show a great performance. I'd loved this movie even more if the plot was tighter but if the director intented to show rather than tell, what can I say?


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