28 March 2011

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UK Trailer: 'The Man From Nowhere' - On DVD/ Blu-Ray Now

'The Man from Nowhere' (Ajeossi), the 2010 South Korean action movie written and directed by Jeong-beom Lee, starring Bin Won, Sae-ron Kim and Hyo-seo Kim, is now out on DVD and Blu-Ray in the UK...

If you haven't seen it when it first came out in the cinemas, you can check out the trailer and see if it's your cup of cinematographic tea or not... I'll get the popcorn, don't worry.


Loup Dargent

The Trailer

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The Tagline 

"Nothing to lose, nothing to compromise"

The Synopsis 

Scarred by his traumatic past, former special agent Tae-shik lives a life of solitude. His only contact to the outside world is his neighbour So-mi, a young schoolgirl with a troubled mother.


The Storyline

An ex-special agent CHA Tae-shik's only connection to the rest of the world is a little girl, So-mi, who lives nearby. Her mother, Hyo-jeong smuggles drugs from a drug trafficking organization and entrusts Tae-shik with the product, without letting him know. The traffickers find out about her smuggling and kidnap both Hyo-jeong and So-mi. The gang promises to release them if Tae-shik makes a delivery for them, however it actually is a larger plot to eliminate a rival drug ring leader. When Hyo-jeon's disemboweled body is discovered, Tae-shik realizes that So-mi's life may also be in danger. Tae-shik becomes enraged at the prospect that So-mi may already be dead and prepares for a battle, putting his own life at risk... 

The Warning

The movie was originally rated R for "strong bloody violence, pervasive language, drug content and brief nudity" and is definitely not for the faint heated...

The Geeks of Doom Review

"The movie is full of fast-paced and intense sequences that will keep your eyes glued to the TV, but it all plays out with some remarkable and often times beautiful cinematography. Director Jeong-beom Lee and his crew do an excellent job of offering creative shot after creative shot, helping to keep things fresh and moving forward with a certain determination, much like our antagonist, fittingly."

BUSAN, SOUTH KOREA - OCTOBER 08:  Actor Won Bi...Image by Getty Images via @daylife

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