FILM REVIEWS: Kim Jee-woon

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Director: Kim Jee-woon

Genre: Thriller-Action

 

Tense espionage thriller set in 1920s occupied Korea as a resistance movement attempts to destabilise Japanese rule

 

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Director: Kim Jee-woon 

Genre: Crime-Drama

A stylish revenge thriller about honour and tragedy featuring a pulsating lead performance from Lee Byung-hun 

 

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Director: Kim Jee-woon 

Genre: Comedy-Drama

A much-maligned, failing banker finds meaning in the wrestling ring in this smartly shot comedy with plenty of heart 

 

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Director: Kim Jee-woon 

Genre: Western-Action

A fistful of riotous fun, action-filled Western sees bandits and army forces pursue a treasure map and its loot in the 1930s

 

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Director: Kim Jee-woon

Genre: Action-Thriller

 

Revenge is served repeatedly in this unflinching tale of an intelligence agent’s relentless pursuit of a sadistic serial killer

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Director: Kim Jee-woon

Genre: Action–Sci-fi

Stylish and filled with kinetic action, a government special unit hunts a rebel group in the near-future

 

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Director: Kim Jee-woon

Genre: Action

A throwback to 80s action films offers car chase revved entertainment despite a smorgasbord of bad acting

 

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Director: Kim Jee-woon

Genre: Black comedy

Dark comedy servers up hilarity and horror with a killer cast
and crew of future Korean cinema stars 

 

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MADAME FREEDOM
(1956)
THE WAILING
(2016)

Director: Kim Jee-woon 

Genre: Horror-Drama 

An atmospheric, psychological horror which offers a subtle and dread-building reimagining of an often-told Korean folktale  

 

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