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A Bittersweet Life (Dalkomhan insaeng) (2005)

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Byung-hun Lee Byung-hun Lee
Sun-woo
Min-a Shin Min-a Shin
Hee-soo
Yeong-cheol Kim Yeong-cheol Kim
Mr. Kang
Jeong-min Hwang Jeong-min Hwang
President Baek
Roe-ha Kim Roe-ha Kim
Mun-suk
Hae-gon Kim Hae-gon Kim
Weapon smuggler
Eric Moon Eric Moon
Gun Dealer's Brother
Dal-su Oh Dal-su Oh
Myung-gu


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


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Great mobster flick

11 years, 2 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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Amazingly violent, brutal revenge flick

7 years, 1 month 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
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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.
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