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A Bittersweet Life (Dalkomhan insaeng) (2005)

A Bittersweet Life
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(196 ratings)
7.7 IMDB rating

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Jeong-min Hwang

Jeong-min Hwang

President Baek
Ku Jin

Ku Jin

Min-gi
Hae-gon Kim

Hae-gon Kim

Weapon smuggler
Roe-ha Kim

Roe-ha Kim

Mun-suk
Yeong-cheol Kim

Yeong-cheol Kim

Mr. Kang
Byung-hun Lee

Byung-hun Lee

Sun-woo
Gi-yeong Lee

Gi-yeong Lee

Mu-sung


Written by
Jee-woon Kim

Jee-woon Kim

(as Kim Jee-woon)


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Amazingly violent, brutal revenge flick

4 years, 2 months ago at Jan 11 9:41
1 vote
"You can do a hundred things right, but it takes only one mistake to destroy everything."

If Brian De Palma collaborated with somebody like Douglas Sirk to create a Korean action-thriller, the result would probably resemble Ji-woon Kim's A Bittersweet Life; an amazingly violent, brutal revenge flick that simultaneously manages to be a fascinating character study. Much like the pictu... read more

Great mobster flick

8 years, 4 months ago at Dec 5 1:36
1 vote
When I watched "A Dirty Carnival" (Dalkomhan insaeng) at the Chicago International Film Fesitival, I knew I had to sit down and write a review about it. Let me just say the theater was applauding at the end of this movie more than I had ever experienced in a public theater. I even heard a guy behind me while were leaving the theater say "This was better than Scarface!"

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A hit-man, hired to watch over his boss's mistress, is unable to carry out an execution when he uncovers information concerning the mistress. As a result, he signs his own death warrant.
Release date: 1 April 2005
Korean (9), Crime (6), Action (5), South Korea (4), Drama (4), Korea (3), 2000s (3), Mafia (3), (3), Favorite (2), Blood (2), Fighting (2), Violence (2), 2005 (2), NonAmerican (1), Great (1), Handgun (1), Splendid (1), Amazing (1), Ace (1)
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