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The Divine Move (2014)

Sin-ui hansu (original title)
Not Rated | | Action, Crime | 25 July 2014 (USA)
A professional baduk player infiltrates his local underground gambling scene to avenge his brother's death.

Director:

Beom-gu Cho

Writer:

Seong-hyeob Yu (as Sung-Hyub Yu)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Kil-kang Ahn ... Heo Mok-soo (as Kil-Kang Ahn)
Sung-Ki Ahn ... Joo-nim (as Sung-kee Ahn)
Greg Chun ... Adari (voice)
Marc Diraison ... Carpenter Heo (voice)
Dorothy Elias-Fahn ... Open-tail (voice) (as Johanna Luis)
Todd Haberkorn ... Tricks (voice) (as Todd Stone)
Choi Jin-Hyuk ... Sun-soo (as Jin-Hyeok Choi)
Woo-sung Jung ... Tae-seok
In-kwon Kim ... Kkong-soo
Willam Knight ... Drunken Christ (voice) (as William Knight)
Beom-su Lee Beom-su Lee ... Sal-soo
Si-young Lee ... Bae-kkob
Ben Lepley Ben Lepley ... Tae-seok (voice)
Erica Lindbeck ... Navel (voice)
Dave Mallow ... Killer (voice)
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Professional baduk player Tae-seok loses a high-stakes game to infamous underground gambler Sal-soo, and ends up framed for the murder of his own brother and locked up in prison. He vows revenge and trains ferociously. After serving his seven-year sentence, he gets in touch with his brother's former associate "Tricks," hermit and blind master player "The Lord," and skillful junkyard owner Mok-su; together, they begin formulating a plan to get back at Sal-soo and his men. Tae-seok slowly penetrates Sal-soo's inner circle and his gambling joint, and eliminates Sal-soo's men one by one. But Sal-soo discovers Tae-seok's true identity and engages him in one final game that will seal the fates of the two men involved. Written by Owais Sunasara

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Action | Crime

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Country:

South Korea

Language:

Korean | Hindi

Release Date:

25 July 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Unimpressive
2 February 2015 | by KineticSeoulSee all my reviews

I thought I was going to really enjoy this movie. At least more than "Tazza: The Hidden Card", but it didn't come close to meeting my expectation. And "Tazza: The Hidden Card" is simply a more entertaining movie compared to this. The story starts out like it's going to lead up to something really cool. But the movie just seem to get blander and blander as it progressed. The is a revenge story that has the board game "Baduk", not the other way around. I must say everything about this movie is just straight up predictable. If you guess what direction this movie is going to go the chances are that you are right on the money. The cinematography is good and Ahn Sung-ki's acting was impressinve and he still has that genuine charisma going. There is certain elements that are added into this movie that just doesn't go anywhere. And it just seemed uncessary for the movie as a whole. At least in "Tazza" most of the characters had significance, I can't say the same for this movie.

6.2/10


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