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Sinsegye (2013)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama | 21 February 2013 (South Korea)
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An undercover cop finds it difficult to play both a cop and a goon.

Director:

Hoon-jung Park

Writer:

Hoon-jung Park (screenplay)
8 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jung-jae Lee ... Lee Ja-sung
Min-sik Choi ... Section Chief Kang
Jung-min Hwang ... Jung Chung
Sung-woong Park ... Lee Joong-gu
Ji-Hyo Song ... Shin-woo (as Song Ji-hyo)
Yoon-Seong Kim Yoon-Seong Kim ... Suk-mu (as Yoon-sung Kim)
Kwang-hoon Na Kwang-hoon Na ... Yang Moon-suk
Seo-yeon Park Seo-yeon Park ... Joo-kyung
Il-hwa Choi Il-hwa Choi ... Director Jang
Jin-mo Joo Jin-mo Joo ... Police Commissioner Ko
Gwang Jang Gwang Jang ... Director Yang
Tae-won Kwon Tae-won Kwon ... Director Park
Hong-pa Kim Hong-pa Kim ... Director Kim
Seung-bu Lee Seung-bu Lee ... Director 1
Byeong-ok Kim ... Yanbian Hobo 1
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Storyline

As Korea's biggest crime organization 'Goldmoon' expands its powers, Kang, the head of police investigation planning department, orders the undercover cop Ja-Seoung to participate in project "New World", that will take down 'Goldmoon'. Ja-seong must choose either to follow Kang's orders as a cop or to keep his loyalty with Jeong Cheong, the under-boss of the 'Goldmoon' crime organization. Written by Bin

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Trust No One

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

South Korea

Language:

Korean | Mandarin

Release Date:

21 February 2013 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

New World See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$129,954, 22 March 2013, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$457,806, 22 March 2013
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Company Credits

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Sanai Pictures See more »
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The first part of planned trilogy. See more »

Connections

Remade as New World See more »

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Wow........
2 July 2013 | by rightwingisevilSee all my reviews

what a great Korean movie! the screenplay is shockingly and amazingly good. the scenario, the twists of the plots...OMG, just like a Russian artifact egg, so many smaller eggs one after another hidden inside another; a perfect onion, so many layers inside one after another, so subtly and so purposely wrapped each other. this is by far the most fantastic undercover film ever made after 'the infernal affair' and the adaptation 'the departed'. the special effects and the stunt of this film are also top notched. thank god there's no disgusting overly used visual effects done by computer, but more convincing stunts. the performances of all the actors, female or male, are also did great jobs. pay attention to the guy who played with the plant leaves, broken it, then sneakly turned the vase around a little bit to hide the broken leaf, that scene, well, was so good. the twists of the plot would make you sit up a bit straighter to the edge of your sofa or chair, 'cause it's that thrilling and suspenseful. love this movie and Hollywood, just give me a break, will you guys, don't adapt it into an inferior film again.


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