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Private Eye (2009)

Geu-rim-ja sal-in (original title)
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The story takes place in occupied Korea at the start of the 20th century, where a young student in medicine discovers the murdered body of the son of a government official. Being scared of ... See full summary »

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Hong, Jin-ho
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Jang, Gwang-soo
Ji-won Uhm ...
Soon-duk
Dal-su Oh ...
Yeong-dal
Da-Yeong Ju ...
Oak
Hyang-gi Kim ...
Byeol-yi
Eung-soo Kim ...
Yoshioka
Jae-ho Song ...
Interior Minister Min
Tae-kyung Oh ...
Min Soo-hyun
Hyo-Seob Eom ...
Governor Murata
Tae-won Kwon ...
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Byeong-cheol Kim ...
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Seung-mok Yoo ...
One-Armed Man
Gyu-su Jeong ...
Newspaper Chief Editor
Ki-Cheon Kim ...
Dal-soo
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The story takes place in occupied Korea at the start of the 20th century, where a young student in medicine discovers the murdered body of the son of a government official. Being scared of being accused, he decides to hire Hong Jin-ho (a detective) to help him find the murderer before the police accuse him of the murder. Written by Carl Eric Codere

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2 April 2009 (South Korea)  »

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Geurimja sarin  »

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The film's music director, Sang-joon Hwang, is the younger brother of the film's star, Jeong-min Hwang. See more »

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Hong uses a flash bulb with the camera attached to his periscope. If flash light indeed existed at that time, flash bulbs were invented much later than 1910. See more »

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Mascara de un Payaso
By Sang-joon Hwang
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MIND-BLOWN , Rating of 7 is injustice. deserves 9+
6 December 2013 | by (India) – See all my reviews

I've been on a Korean movie spree recently , first The Memories of a Murder , then Mother, Old boy and Now This(which to me is the best) . The Plot is solid and éven with its 2+ hour length the Movie's pace doesn't drop for a minute. The characters and their actions/motives are Pretty well sketched out. The only thing I didn't really get completely was the equation between the detective and the scientist woman ,exactly what kind of historythey shared.

This is the director's first Movie, and looking at IMDb profile, I cant see any other movies credit to him in the near future.This kind of a movie deserves a Sequel , specially since the ending pointed towards one.


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