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A Bittersweet Life (Dalkomhan insaeng) (2005)

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Jeong-min Hwang Jeong-min Hwang
President Baek
Ku Jin Ku Jin
Hae-gon Kim Hae-gon Kim
Weapon smuggler
Roe-ha Kim Roe-ha Kim
Yeong-cheol Kim Yeong-cheol Kim
Mr. Kang
Byung-hun Lee Byung-hun Lee
Gi-yeong Lee Gi-yeong Lee

Written by
Jee-woon Kim Jee-woon Kim
(as Kim Jee-woon)


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Amazingly violent, brutal revenge flick

5 years, 7 months ago at Jan 11 9:41
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"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

9 years, 9 months ago at Dec 5 1:36
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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
Tags: Korean (9), Crime (6), Action (5), South Korea (4), Drama (4), Mafia (3), 2000s (3), Korea (3), (3), 2005 (2), Blood (2), Fighting (2), Violence (2), Assassins (1), Shootout (1), Favorite (1), HQ (1), Handgun (1), Gangsters (1), Extreme Violence (1)
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