Si-hyun (Hye-su Kim), the monetary policy manager at the Bank of Korea, predicts a massive national financial crisis and reports it to the Director. The Director doesn't schedule an ... See full summary »
The Hong Kong police are hunting a counterfeiting gang led by a mastermind code-named "Painter". In order to crack the true identity of him, the police recruits gang member Lee Man to unmask "Painter's" secret identity.
A young swordsman in 1930's China returns home to try and solve a five-year-old murder case. Described as the third installment of the gangster trilogy that includes "Let The Bullets Fly" and "Gone With The Bullets."
In 1993, former military officer Suk-young Park is recruited as a spy by South Korea's National Intelligence Service, and given the code name "Black Venus". He is then sent to infiltrate a group of high-ranking North Korean officials based in Beijing, with the ultimate goal of acquiring information on the North's nuclear program. After becoming close to Myong-un Ri, a key power broker, Black Venus succeeds beyond his wildest dreams of gaining the trust of North Korea's leadership. But political machinations on both sides of the border threaten to derail his accomplishments.Written by
According to 'The Korea Times', North Korea has made a rare comment on this movie but indirectly. The publication reports that North Korea's state-run Korea Central News Agency, "highlighted South Korean news agency Newsis' recent interview with Chung Dong-young, who is known to have met Park [Park Chae-seo] in late 1990s as an opposition party member. Chung was a presidential candidate and is now leader of the minor opposition Party for Democracy and Peace. The movie's main focus is on the 'Black Venus Case' in which Park was allegedly involved in an attempt to sway voters using the 'Northern Wind', the North's political influence on the South." See more »
The movie is not what I expect. Not an typical spy film at all, with no Tom Crusie style of action scene. Perhaps my poor English prevents me to get a complete understanding of the plot. But to fully follow the story it needs patience.
Fellow Koreans would easily understand the story but not non Koreans. Though at a loss of the details, I grasp the main theme of the story. The north and south pair of male leads both are working together for the good of their countries. But authority behind just want to secure their power at the expenses of the people. Hope I have not got it wrong.
This is a true story and I appreciate the film records those unkowns who sacrifice for the sake of their countries. Meaningful but not entertaining enough.
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