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Time to Hunt (2020)

Sanyangeui sigan (original title)
TV-MA | | Action, Crime, Drama | 10 April 2020 (USA)
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In the near future, a financial crisis will hit Korea and slums arise. From those areas, a group of young people commit crime to survive.

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Sung-hyun Yoon

Writer:

Sung-hyun Yoon
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Lee Jehoon ... Jun Seok
Jae-hong Ahn ... Jang Ho
Choi Woo-sik ... Ki Hoon
Jung-min Park ... Sang Soo
Hae-soo Park ... Han
Greg Chun ... Jun-Seok (voice)
Johnny Yong Bosch ... Ki-Hoon (voice)
Keong Sim ... Han (voice)
Stephen Fu Stephen Fu ... Sang-Soo (voice)
Christopher Sean ... Additional Voices (voice)
David Chen ... Additional Voices (voice)
Judy Alice Lee ... Additional Voices (voice)
Kaiji Tang ... Additional Voices (voice)
Matthew Yang King ... Additional Voices (voice) (as Matt Yang King)
Stephanie Sheh ... Additional Voices (voice)
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Storyline

In the dystopian South Korea, Jun Seok gets out of prison for a previous heist he and his friends had messed up, and the currency (the Korean won) has crashed massively, making the haul of their last job effectively worthless. Jun Seok proposes one last heist to his best friends Jang Ho and Ki Hoon, in order for the trio to escape from their miserable situations. Their target is an illegal gambling house, which stores hefty stacks of US dollars. The trio recruits Sang Soo, who currently works in the gambling house. After getting firearms from Bong Shik, a friend Jun Seok knew in prison, the quartet proceeds with the heist, which finishes messy but successful. They take a large sum of cash and the gambling house's surveillance hard drives, which contain footage of shady dealings between the gambling house's owners and various criminals. The loss of the surveillance hard drives made the gambling house's owners unhappy. They recruit killer Han to track the quartet and retrieve the hard ...

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The film was originally set to be released in theaters on February 26, 2020 but it was postponed indefinitely due to the COVID19 pandemic. On March 23, it was announced that Netflix would release the film on April 10. See more »

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Beautiful shots of camera and use of colors, ruined by a lousy script.
26 April 2020 | by bola_de_puSee all my reviews

I consider myself a fan of Korean cinema. Annually they release two or three cinematographic jewels that go unnoticed by the majority of the population. I expected more from this film, the script did nothing to develop a better plot, since between jumps the message is lost. At the end of the day, I do not know if there will be a sequel, since the end it's open, but I doubt it. Also, not knowing what exactly happened to Ki-hoon, after having him in front of the cameras throughout the entire movie, does not help to close the story. Although we assume it happened to him. In the end, I'm not quite sure if Jun-seok will become a Han in the future or if he would return to Korea to face Han, if he survived, like that guy say. I give it a 7, because the colors and the camera shots of the director are exceptional. Nothing else.


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Official Sites:

Netflix

Country:

South Korea

Language:

Korean

Release Date:

10 April 2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Time to Hunt See more »

Filming Locations:

South Korea See more »

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Netflix, Sidus Pictures See more »
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Dolby Atmos

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2.35 : 1
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