Detective Woo is on the trail of the mysterious gangster Sungmin, a master of disguise who always manages to elude his pursuers. Eventually, the cop tracks down and confronts the master-criminal in the suburbs of a coal-mining town.
You have the right to have a lawyer and the right to remain silent. And I can't remember the rest, fuck.
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Film exists in two versions. The original Korean version has a running time of 112 minutes while the version released outside of Korea (an "international version") is roughly 12 minutes shorter, clocking at 100 minutes. See more »
(Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb)
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That's the rating this film has received so far?! I guess this really is a love-it-or-hate-it film; but I watched it twice in two nights without the benefit of English subtitles, that should tell you something. Even without understandable dialogue it's funny, exciting, and even a bit challenging. It's nice to see a film with artistic merit that isn't afraid to be entertaining. The film's unusual fight scenes are really something to see; at times it appears that the director just let the actors fight while the camera ran, sometimes for up to a minute at a time without any cuts. I can't recommend it enough. I imagine being able to understand it could only be an improvement.
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