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1 March 2002 (South Korea) See more »
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She drives a cab on the night shift and meets every scum there is. Gyung-sun lives a scant life day by day... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Do-yeon Jeon ... Su-ji
Hye-yeong Lee ... Kyeong-seon

Jae-yeong Jeong ... Dok-bul
Goo Shin ... Kim Geum-bok aka KGB

Doo-hong Jung ... Silent Man
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Chan-gi Baek
Seong-Yong Kye
Jeong-woo Lee
Mu-yeong Lee
Won-hie Lim

Seung-beom Ryu
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Directed by
Seung-wan Ryoo 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Jin-wan Jeong 
Seung-wan Ryoo 

Produced by
Mi-hee Kim .... executive producer
Seong-je Kim .... producer
 
Original Music by
Jae-kwon Han 
 
Cinematography by
Yeong-hwan Choi 
 
Film Editing by
Sang-beom Kim 
 
Production Design by
Seong-hie Ryu 
 
Art Direction by
Doo-hong Jung 
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Doo-hong Jung .... martial arts director
 
Visual Effects by
Jong Ik Kang .... visual effects supervisor
 

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Also Known As:
"Pido nunmuldo eobshi" - South Korea (original title)
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South Korea:116 min
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3 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Inexcusable, 2 April 2008
Author: Phillip Potter from United Kingdom

This film does actually have a slice of pretty much all action staples. The problem is that none of them are done well at all. There's no originality or freshness or even energy to many of the things that happen in this film. The car chase for instance has un-fancy, domestic cars (No problem with that) driving at a furious 50 MPH or so (There's our first problem) on a deserted, spacious dock (another problem, where's the sense of danger?), where they drive through barrels of water (Oh, thrilling!).

Get this, our main protagonists are...women! No one's ever done that before, or at least this film seems to think so as it provides us no other reason for the audience to care about them. The model's boyfriend hit her (awww) and the taxi driver's sick of her job (awww), but together, for no real reason they're gonna steal some money and live life to the fullest. Hell yeah.

NBNT even features your favourite been there, done that talking points of recent years: Briefcase you never see inside of, Car crash out of nowhere~! Dog fighting (bound to be controversial and get your movie some attention), A man who says nothing but kicks ass, A gang of goofy friends with big dreams who directly reference other movies, Flashy editing.

This might sounds like it all adds up to a good film, but every aspect is executed horribly to the point where it's hard to care about anything. This could even be forgivable if there was even one likable line or scene or stunt or fight or shot in the entire 114 minutes, but there isn't. At all.

The world would be a better place if half-hearted efforts like this never saw a release.

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