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Beasts Clawing at Straws (2020)

Jipuragirado japgo sipeun jimseungdeul (original title)
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A struggling restaurant owner, caring for his sick mom, finds a bag of cash in a sauna locker, while a customs officer gets into trouble when his girlfriend runs off with money he borrowed from a loan shark.

Director:

Yong-hoon Kim (as Kim Yong-Hoon)

Writers:

Yong-hoon Kim (screenplay by), Keisuke Sone (novel)
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Credited cast:
Jeon Do-yeon ... Yeon-Hee
Jung Woo-sung ... Tae-Young
Sung-Woo Bae ... Jung-Man
Man-sik Jeong Man-sik Jeong
Jin Kyung Jin Kyung ... Young-Seon
Hyun Been Shin Hyun Been Shin ... Mi Ran (as Shin Hyon Bin)
Ga-ram Jung ... Jin-Tae
Jun-han Kim Jun-han Kim ... Jae-Hun
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Yuh-jung Youn ... Soon-Ja (as Yuh Jung Youn)
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A cleaner forced to care for his ailing mother, finds a huge bag of money left in a sauna. Unknown to him that the story behind the bag has a custom officer in debt, a loan shark, a scammer, an escort with an abusive husband and an illegal immigrant, all these characters cross paths and get themselves into increasingly deeper trouble as they attempt to cheat their way towards the ultimate payout. Written by Fella_shibby@yahoo.com

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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A little flavour of Parasite...
29 December 2020 | by ihjohnySee all my reviews

It was a little bit slow and messy in the first half, but moving towards existing thriller as time goes. Acting was top notch and the ending was a good twist.


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Country:

South Korea

Language:

Korean

Release Date:

19 February 2020 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

Beasts Clinging at Straws See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$5,796,059
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2.39 : 1
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