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Handphone (2009)

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Talent manager Seung-min sees Yoon Jin Ah, a rising actress, as his one last hope to turn his life around. Just as Jin-Ah is on the path to stardom, he receives a threat from her former ... See full summary »

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Yong-woo Park ...
Jeong Yi-gyu
Tae-woong Eom ...
Oh Seung-min
Sol-Mi Park ...
Seung-min's Wife
Bo-yeon Hwang ...
Kim Dae-jin
Se-na Lee ...
Kim Dae-jin
Kil-soo Park ...
President Choi
Seung-joon Lee ...
Kang Myeon-sik
Gu-taek Kim ...
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Jang Yun-Ho
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Seung-goo Bang
Chang-gyoon Choi
Jae-seong Hong
Ji-hyeon Im
Bae-soo Jeon
Moon-ee Jo
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Talent manager Seung-min sees Yoon Jin Ah, a rising actress, as his one last hope to turn his life around. Just as Jin-Ah is on the path to stardom, he receives a threat from her former lover and gets her sex clip on his phone. Seung-Min tracks down the culprit and retrieves the tape but ends up losing his phone. He realizes there is one last evidence of the sex tape on his phone and anxiously looks for it. Lee Gyu, who found Seung-Min's phone, calls Seung-Min's wife and asks her to come pick it up. On the night the phone was suppose to be returned, Lee-Gyu doesn't show up. Now Lee-Gyu is the one holding the leverage. Seung-Min tries to do everything possible to get back his phone but Lee-Gyu's demands are escalating to the point of no return. Written by luraz isketambola

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A missing and stolen HandPhone creates this Korean thriller magic...
14 February 2014 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Yet another Korean thriller. Twists after twists. How simple the plot is?. A mobile (Hand Phone) which has some voyeur stuff gets lost and stolen. Then follows the cat and mouse chase. I enjoyed this - moves at a true Korean swift pace. I liked the twists that kept appearing. I liked the way "Tae-woong Eom" gets worked up - very realistic - you seem to side with him - and his helplessness with the thief. Actions are brutal and some scenes are masculine-violent. That was neatly done. The mother of all twists was rendered very smoothly at the last scene just before the closing credit and it was too shocking for me. They just handed that in the end - very heart wrenching but true Korean style. I give it 8 out of 10.


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