City of Violence (2006)
Two-Disc Ultimate Edition.
|Smart, slick, and furiously paced, The City of Violence is part detective story, part mayhem-packed thrill ride. Director Ryoo Seung-Wan, "Korean's cinema's answer to Quentin Tarantino" (Johnny Vaughan, The Sun, UK), combines stylized camerawork, whirling tae kwon do moves, and an array of entertaining villains to create a classic revenge saga. The story follows a pair of high school friends who reunite to investigate the murder of one of their own, hurtling toward an epic two-against-the-world showdown where they will try to take vengeance at any cost.|
"Four stars. Brilliant. Maxim
Editor's NoteA police detective returns home for a friend's funeral only to find himself--and his butt-kicking buddy--investigating the true nature of his death. Chock-full of invigorating battles, this homage-heavy martial arts film features intricate fight sequences with sword-wielding baddies, opponents decked out in baseball garb, and many more.
Cast & Crew
|Jeong-min Kim - Producer|
|Jeong-min Kim, et. al. - Writer|
|Jun-Seok Bang - Original Music By|
|Na-yeong Nam - Editor|
|Seung-wan Ryoo - Producer|
|Seung-wan Ryoo - Director|
|Yeong-cheol Kim - Cinematographer|