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Rough Cut (2008)

Yeong-hwa-neun yeong-hwa-da (original title)
Not Rated | | Action, Drama | 11 September 2008 (South Korea)
A gangster who wants to be an actor; an actor more gangster than anything. Here their paths and lives begin to cross.

Director:

Hun Jang

Writer:

Ki-duk Kim
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Cast

Credited cast:
Ji-seob So ... Lee Kang-Pae
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Soo-hyun Hong ... Kang Mi-na
Hie-jin Jang Hie-jin Jang ... Eun-seon
Man-sik Jeong Man-sik Jeong ... Investigator
Ji-Hwan Kang ... Jang Soo-ta
Chang-Seok Ko ... Director Bong
Jeong-hwan Kong Jeong-hwan Kong ... Seong Min
Soo-Young Park Soo-Young Park ... Co. President Lee
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A gangster who wants to be an actor; an actor more gangster than anything. Here their paths and lives begin to cross.

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Genres:

Action | Drama

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Country:

South Korea

Language:

Korean

Release Date:

11 September 2008 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

A Movie Is a Movie See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$7,202,140
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Kim Ki-Duk Film See more »
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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The actual movie script for Rough Cut (2008) is shown being read and held several times by rehearsing characters and crew within the film. See more »

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References Green Fish (1997) See more »

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Kim Ki Duk did it again.
11 September 2012 | by athanasioszeSee all my reviews

Hard to describe this movie in a foreign language. You can read the other reviews for details, i believe that their descriptions are right. All i can say is that this movie is a strange movie, strange in a remarkable way. Kim Ki Duk has written the script, don't expect something heavy or depressing, expect a modern film noir(?) and some terrific performances from the actors. (The actor who plays the gangster gives one of the best performances i have seen recently). If you want to know some similar movies, i will not be able to help you, because, movies like this, are a genre of their own. I wonder in how many ways, Hollywood would destroy Kim Ki Duk's script: Τhis is not a comedy, this is not a gangster film, this is not a drama nor an action film, but it manages to combine all these and make something new. I am looking forward to watch his new movie, Pieta.

PS I haven't mentioned the director and this is not fair because he also did a great work.For sure,i will search for his other movies.


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