'Countdown': aimlessly fast drama 2011/09/29, Source,
Cannes-winning actress Jeon Do-yeon, left, and critically acclaimed actor Jeong Jae-yeong star in a scene from "Countdown". / Courtesy of Sidus FNH
By Lee Hyo-won
There have been many films in recent Korean cinema capitalizing on the adrenaline rush of cat-and-mouse chases. An ambitious project brings together top actors Jeon Do-yeon and Jeong Jae-yeong for such a hunt.
"Countdown" remains true to its name in that it sets up a time restriction for a terminally ill bounty hunter (Jeong) to receive a liver transplant from a high-flying con artist (Jeon). It makes for an extremely busy story jam-packed with everything from the hilariously implausible to the relentlessly tragic - but not for a particularly entertaining one,...More
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