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Original and fresh direction and telling of the the age-old cops & robbers stories...
This film is not an obvious one for everyone. To quote the main star "You don't think this is your normal cops & robber film do you?". The story follows primarily the chase between a clever and elusive gangster, charged with murder, and a very unorthodox detective.
The setting is South Korea, home of the best cinema in the world this decade, and the race is taken against a backdrop of mixed directorial styles such that it overtakes the story, although this is no bad thing. The direction blends together styles that Tarantino I'm sure would be jealous of, as it puts his effort in the same vein (kill bill) to shame.
This shouldn't be though to forget the acting with the lead role of Detectie Woo being a great charismatic character even with all his faults.
If you want to watch a strong movie with style and originality. Then this is it. Engaging and interesting, and very very modern, will be a seminal movie for the genre in years to come.
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