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Exposed during an illegal arms trade gone wrong in Berlin, a North Korean "ghost" agent finds himself in the crosshairs of an international manhunt. Was he betrayed by his wife or his country? He must prepare to make the ultimate sacrifice.

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Pyo, Jong-Seong
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Ryeon, Jung-hee
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Arab terrorist #2
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Ri Hak-soo
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Arab Man #1
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A North Korean agent in Berlin is betrayed and cut loose in the midst of a financial espionage intrigue. Together with his wife, a translator at the North Korean embassy in Berlin, they try to escape being purged, as North and South Korean operatives relentlessly pursue them. Written by Anonymous

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$9,000,000 (estimated)
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When the North Korean agent was travelling to Brandburger Tor, she appeared to have boarded the S-Bahn at Friedrichstraße on the elevated platforms. However, the S-Bahn travelling directly from Friedrichstraße to Brandburger Tor is actually underground. The carriage that she and the agents travelled from Friedrichstraße to Brandburger Tor is U-Bahn as depicted by the kaleidoscopic pattern on the vinyl seat covers. S-Bahn Berlin uses the green cloth seat covers. The line graph showing the stations is for S1 line that stops in Friedrichstraße and Brandburger Tor rather than the U-Bahn as depicted in the film. See more »

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22 July 2013 | by See all my reviews

I'm always surprised that other people are surprised that South Korea is capable of delivering good action movies. The action scenes/stunts from this movie alone put some American movies to shame! There is almost an insanity to some of them, but it comes across as really well executed (no pun intended).

Having said that, what I also like about movies from Korea, is their ability to make you invest into characters, while simultaneously keeping them mysterious or at least in grey areas as well. What is good and who is bad, could be a question, but what would be the answer? If you'd be able to answer that of course. Not all movies work with that formula, but this particular one does. You might have to wrap your head around this, so it might take a few minutes to get who is who and doing what, but once you are there (without the movie patronizing you), you will be able to really enjoy this


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