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A Bittersweet Life

For the past seven years super-smooth Sun-woo (Byung-hun Lee) has served his gangster boss with unflinching loyalty. He is such a trusty that his boss asks him to keep an eye on his young new girlfriend, and to kill her if she is unfaithful. He catches the girl with her lover, but oddly lets them go. Could his stone-cold facade be melting? Violent, cool and visually stylish this is a lean mean Korean crime thriller from the director of 'A Tale of Two Sisters'.

Year: 2005
Genre: Foreign Language Films, Thrillers & Suspense, Korean Cinema, Gangsters
Country: Korea
Director: Kim Jee-Woon
Starring: Byung-hun Lee, Min-a Shin, Yeong-Cheol Kim
Duration: 115 Minutes
Rating: R18 - Contains graphic violence and offensive language.
Subtitles: Yes
7.6/10
Location in store: Foreign (Korea)

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