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Cruel Winter Blues (2006)
"Yeolhyeol-nama" (original title)

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A small-time crook, Jae-moon goes after the man who killed his mentor a few years earlier. Jae-moon meets Chi-gook, a retired taekwondo practitioner who becomes his partner and goes to the ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Han-seon Jo
Mun-hee Na
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Hie-bong Jo
Jin-ah Kim
Jun-bae Kim
Sang-sik Kim
Seong-deok Kwon
Min-Seok Oh
Yong Oh
Yi-yeong Shim
Je-mun Yun
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A small-time crook, Jae-moon goes after the man who killed his mentor a few years earlier. Jae-moon meets Chi-gook, a retired taekwondo practitioner who becomes his partner and goes to the killer Dae-sik's hometown. Chi-gook and Jae-moon devise a plan to kill Dae-sik, but as the day of reckoning approaches, Jae-moon meets Dae-sik's mother, Jeom-sim, who reminds him of his hometown. As he sees Jeon-sim worrying over her son, he can't proceed to kill him. However, the encounter of Dae-sik and Jae-moon takes places on the village's field day. Written by Ajit Tiwari

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Not a Typical Gangster flick
26 October 2009 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

First off don't watch this if you're expecting a high action gangster movie with a fast pace.

It's more of a drama with little bits of action in it. But still a touching movie with very strong character development. You start to grow an attachment to some of the characters in it because it is very well done in that sense. It is worth seeing for that reason alone. Not to mention it also has some funny scenes as well.

The only thing it really lacked was an original plot. It has been done before but I still quite liked the movie although nothing spectacular.

I like Korean gangster movies because they are more emotionally involving and this one was for sure so check it out just don't get it expecting lots of action, blood etc but also don't fret because there is some in it.

7/10


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