Two Korean ex-pats meet in Paris by chance encounter. One a petty thief and wannabe artist/painter (Chong-Hae), the other a tough guy (Hong San). Hong San saves Chong-Hae from a gang of ...
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Romances end in blood and the frail hopes of individuals are torn apart in a vile karmic continuity of colonialism, civil war and occupation. After surviving Japanese colonization, Korea ... See full summary »
At South Korea's border with the North, troops guard the coast. Each bullies those ranking beneath him; tensions are high. PFC Kang and his friend Private Kim are on patrol when drinking ... See full summary »
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On a fishing boat at sea, a 60-year old man has been raising a girl since she was a baby. It is agreed that they will get married on her 17th birthday, and she is 16 now. They live a quiet and secluded life, renting the boat to day fishermen and practicing strange divination rites. Their life changes when a teenage student comes aboard...
Two Korean ex-pats meet in Paris by chance encounter. One a petty thief and wannabe artist/painter (Chong-Hae), the other a tough guy (Hong San). Hong San saves Chong-Hae from a gang of thugs and the two become friends. Seizing an opportunity, Chong-Hae and Hong San perform martial arts stunts on the streets for money. A French mobster spots them and recruits the duo as hit men. While in Paris Chong-Hae falls in love with a statue-performer and Hong San yearns for the affections of a local peep-show stripper. After much backstabbing and being caught-up in murder; the duo find themselves at war with their mobster recruiters and each other.Written by
Great Movie "if" I could only watch it on DVD with English Subtitles!
I gave this movie by Kim Ki Duk only a 9 mainly because it's not sold on DVD anymore. IF you're lucky enough to find a copy of it on DVD it's only in Korean without English subtitles. I'm a HUGE Ki Duk fan and LOVE all of his movies, even own almost all of them on DVD except for TWO I've been wanting what seems like forever "Crocodile" and this one "Wild Animals". Just don't understand why these two from the start of his career aren't mass produced on DVD with English Subtitles like all of his later movies after these. Just doesn't make any sense! Surely SOMEONE could make them from certain manufacturer? I even contacted several Korean DVD stores directly from South, Korea to see if they had these movies on DVD and one does "Wild Animals" but it's only in the Korean language and not with English Subtitles. I'm just livid and beyond upset why these two wonderful first movies of Ki Duk's isn't on DVD anywhere in the world with English Subtitles. Unreal!!! PLEASE someone - manufacture these on DVD w/the English Subtitles so I can finish my Ki Duk movie collection. I would be more than elated! As for the movie, I've only seen the trailer as well as a section of it on You Tube but again in Korean only! :( I think there may have been English subtitles on Y.Tube but just can't remember. I would highly recommend both of these out of print movies IF you can ever find them. Doubt that will ever happen! :( Just hope someone reads my review here and can do something about it. Why even show anything write-ups or anything about a movie if you can't actually purchase it to watch it? HELLO???? Uggggg!!!! So I give the movie of course a 10 but 9 rating here because it's not sold on DVD with English subtitles.
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