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Nowhere to Hide (1999)

Injeong sajeong bol geot eobtda (original title)
A team of police hunt down a villain.

Director:

Myung-se Lee

Writer:

Myung-se Lee

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Cast

Credited cast:
Joong-Hoon Park ... Detective Woo
Sung-Ki Ahn ... Chang Sungmin (as Sung-kee Ahn)
Dong-Gun Jang ... Detective Kim
Ji-Woo Choi ... Juyon
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jae-mo Ahn Jae-mo Ahn
Yong-gu Do Yong-gu Do
Ju-bong Gi Ju-bong Gi
Jong-gu Kim Jong-gu Kim ... Restaurant owner
Yong-ua Kwon Yong-ua Kwon
Hae-eun Lee Hae-eun Lee
Won-jong Lee
Sang-Myeon Park Sang-Myeon Park
Seung-ho Park Seung-ho Park
Cheal-jong Shim Cheal-jong Shim
Young-chang Song
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Storyline

A chase film in which cops try to catch a master of disguise. This is a film as much about the joy of filmmaking as it is about a deadly pursuit. Written by NDNF

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Genres:

Action | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

South Korea

Language:

Korean

Release Date:

31 July 1999 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

Nowhere to Hide See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,100, 24 December 2000

Gross USA:

$22,007
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Quotes

Detective Woo: I'm not a minister or a preacher, right? Those guys say nice things, but I start and end with a fuck.
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Alternate Versions

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 »

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Spoofed in Fun Movie (2002) See more »

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Great fun
23 January 2003 | by Gareth_HackingSee all my reviews

I really enjoyed watching this film, I was on the edge of my seat most of the time.It's great to watch a film where the director is in love with the possibilities of film, making use of every trick in the cinematic book. This everything-and-the-kitchen-sink style seems popular in Asia as Tears of the Black Tiger had used a similar approach. Sure, the detective's are made out to be as vicious as the criminals they're chasing but I can't think of too many films that portrayed the police in a positive light (ok, I'll let you have 'Police Academy'). The only problems for me were the somewhat plodding pace between the action sequences and that the audience never got to know anything about Sungmin.


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