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The Divine Move (2014)

Sin-ui hansu (original title)
Not Rated | | Action | 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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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
William Knight ... Drunken Christ (voice)
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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South Korea

Language:

Korean | Hindi

Release Date:

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The Divine Move Review: An intelligent action entertainer!
4 November 2017 | by Prashast_SinghSee all my reviews

Movie: The Divine Move (18)

Rating: 3.5/5

South Korean action films are a treat to watch. Plus, if there is an intelligent story, then it adds both to fun as well as praise. Jung Woo- sung starter action film THE DIVINE MOVE or SIN UI HANSU is a well made film which stays true to the genre and provides an interesting storyline executed in a professional manner.

THE DIVINE MOVE has a great storyline, which starts picking up right from the beginning. Not a single second is wasted and the film grips you in its atmosphere quite easily. The direction is decent, as there aren't any problems I faced with it. The screenplay is quite well written, and certain sequences are praiseworthy. The action is excellent as are the VEX and cinematography.

The film's dramatic tone, however may not appeal to everyone but it works big time for the film. At times, even at a decent and not-so-long running time, the film can seem a little longer, but the overall presentation as well as the climax take the cake.

Jung Woo-sung is brilliant as always. His transitional performance is a delightful treat to watch. Kim In-kwon entertains with his humour and scores well in other scenes too. Ahn Sung-ki, however impresses extremely and his performance is excellent. Same for the rest of the cast, including Ahn Gil-Gang.

That said, THE DIVINE MOVE is a well made action film which is a treat to watch. So go ahead, make a move and watch the film!


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