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Jee-woon Kim – Joheunnom nabbeunnom isanghannom AKA The Good, the Bad, the Weird (2008) (HD)

The story of two outlaws and a bounty hunter in 1940s Manchuria and their rivalry to possess a treasure map while being pursued by the Japanese army and Chinese bandits. Read More »

Jee-woon Kim – Janghwa, Hongryeon AKA A Tale of Two Sisters (2003)

Quote:
A dark old house that holds its secrets close. Two sisters tormented by an evil stepmother and clinging to one another for comfort while their aloof, ineffectual father hides in his work and tries to ignore the mounting tension in his household. The onset of puberty, the first spilling of menstrual blood, is marked by terrifying visitations. If, as A Tale of Two Sisters unfolds, you’re put in mind of a fairy tale—albeit by way of Angela Carter or Tanith Lee—you wouldn’t be wrong; the story is in part based on a Korean folk tale that’s made it to film several times before in that country. Read More »

Jee-woon Kim – Banchikwang aka The Foul King (2000)

Synopsis
The story of a banker who moonlights as a pro wrestler. In the days when head-butting wrestler Kim Il was in his glory, a young boy idolized Ultra Tiger Mask, the one and only foul-playing wrestler. Now the boy has grown into a shy and incompetent man. His days are long and his boss is always harrassing him… But then one day he learns to wrestle. His lifeless eyes start to sparkle, and muscles break out on his pot-bellied body. He’s born again. In the ring, he becomes the vicious Foul King. Now, get ready for the fight of your life! Read More »

Jee-woon Kim – Joheunnom nabbeunnom isanghannom aka The Good, the Bad and the Weird (2008)

SYNOPSIS
With the Korean Peninsula under Japanese rule in 1930s, many Koreans flock to Manchuria for refuge. Some become bandits, some train robbers and yet others bounty hunters. While the Weird, a notorious train robber, is stealing from a Japanese train crossing the Manchurian plains, he discovers a treasure map. But the map is also sought after by the Bad, a merciless gang leader. Coincidentally, the Good, a bounty hunter, is on the train, and he is after the Bad. The three engage in a spectacular chase with the Japanese Army, the Korean independence fighters, and the Chinese bandits all looking to get their hands on the prized map.(KOFIC) Read More »