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Bad Guy (2001)
"Nabbeun namja" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  11 February 2005 (USA)
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In busy downtown Seoul, a thuggish young man notices a fresh-faced college student who sits on a bench. He stares then sits next to her. She looks at him as if he's vermin, rises and walks ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Jae-hyeon Jo ...
Han-ki
Won Seo ...
Sun-hwa
Yun-tae Kim ...
Yun-tae
Duek-mun Choi ...
Myeong-su
Yoon-young Choi ...
Hyun-ja
Yoo-jin Shin ...
Min-jung
Jung-young Kim ...
Eun-hye
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Hyun-su
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In busy downtown Seoul, a thuggish young man notices a fresh-faced college student who sits on a bench. He stares then sits next to her. She looks at him as if he's vermin, rises and walks to another bench. He sits staring. Her boyfriend arrives, she points to the stranger, the boyfriend shrugs and puts his arm around her to walk away. The stranger starts to leave as well, turns, goes to them, takes her face firmly in his hands and kisses her long and hard. The boyfriend tries unsuccessfully to break them apart, then soldiers beat the stranger. She demands an apology. He is silent. She slaps him and spits on him. They leave. The next day, he sets out to ruin her. How can this end? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Trapped in a world of pleasure and pain ...

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Sex,violence,obsession,prostitution,love,life,pure cinema
31 July 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This is a very entertaining film. It contains sex and violence.(Yes that's what I said).The themes are very dark and at the same time this is a very loving film.It is certainly a challenging film and strangely being set in South Korea has many European sensibilities.If you think the world can be explained in terms of black and white then this is not an easy film. However if you understand that the world you live in has shades of grey then here is a multi coloured chunk to digest.I liked the central characters and found them very believable.This film shows particular skill in having very rounded supporting roles. The lives of these people even when violent or mundane and self destructive are very easy to comprehend.It is the first film I have seen by this director and it will definitely not be the last.


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