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Jigureul jikyeora! (2003)

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Byeong-gu believes that the world is on the verge of an alien invasion, and sets out to save the world.

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Lee Byeong-gu
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Kang Man-shik
Jeong-min Hwang ...
Su-ni
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Inspector Choo
Ju-hyeon Lee ...
Inspector Kim
Ju-bong Gi ...
Squad Leader Lee
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Dong-hyeon Kim
Mu-hyeon Lee
Woong-jae Won ...
Detective Jang
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A traumatized young man abducts Korean leaders, believing they're toxic reptilian aliens - a fifth column launching a takeover of beloved Earth. Stumped law enforcement geniuses half-seriously hire a disgraced, disheveled private detective with a long-ago history of super-crime solving. The alienated South Korean youngster Lee Byeong-gu builds an isolated basement command post/torture chamber/film studio to force the awful truth out of the slimy, uncooperative politicians and businesspeople, then alert the public. Byeong-gu is helped by his devoted girlfriend, who buys his theories, but wonders if his horrible childhood has colored his thinking. Written by David Stevens

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Perhaps you, are an alien?


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4 April 2003 (South Korea)  »

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Save the Green Planet!  »

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$2,310, 29 April 2005, Limited Release

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$14,624, 22 May 2005
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wow!
16 September 2003 | by See all my reviews

I have been a fan of Asia movies for a while now, but this still came as a surprise. This film has it all, and the actors are simply incredible. I've seen two of them in Boksuneun naui geot and have only high praise for them. This movie stars of a bit funny I guess, all the silly suits for hounting aliens, etc. It soon becomes quite disturbing with all the torchering of the "alien" victim. You start to feel how disturbed this guy is. After a while, you start to feel sorry for him. And the end is totally unexpected. You simply must see this movie. You won't see anything like it coming from Hollywood. Or anywhere else I guess.


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