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The City of Violence (짝패)

짝패 (Jjak-pae)

Directed by Ryoo Seung-wan (류승완)

Screenplay by , ,

Action Drama

92min | Release date in South Korea :


Tae-su, a detective fighting organized crime, returns to his hometown for his high school friend Wang-jae's funeral. At the funeral, he meets his old friends Pil-ho, Dong-hwan and Seok-hwan and they reminisce. Suspecting something fishy about Wang-jae's death, Tae-su and Seok-hwan start investigating it each in his own way. Both of their investigations lead to a land development project that Pil-ho is directing and the two embark on a difficult battle...


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  • KOFFIA 2011 Film Line-up announced!

    2011/07/27, Source,
    KOFFIA 2011 is coming! HOLD ON TIGHT! For immediate release The KOFFIA Korean Film Festival is back in Sydney for the second time this August, bigger and better than ever, and it all begins here! KOFFIA 2011 will present 13 feature films and 7 shorts that showcase the great diversity of Korean cinema today, as well as providing a true Korean cultural experience with industry forums, cultural performances, food tastings and so much more. HOLD ON TIGHT! The festival will take place from 24th – 29th August at Dendy Cinemas in Circular Quay, Sydney. In this Australia-Korea Year of Friendship, we are very excited to announce that KOFFIA will also travel down to the beautiful city of Melbourne! The festival will run from 10th – 13th September at ACMI Cinemas, Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Federation Square, Melbourne. This is an extra special date, as 12th September marks the important Korean Thanksgiving Holiday of Chuseok, join us in this celebration,...More
  • Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival to sail with "The Yellow Sea"

    2011/07/07, Source,
    by KOFIC One of the world's leading genre film festivals, the 44th Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia has made an early selection announcement which includes Korean director Na Hong-jin's action thriller "The Yellow Sea". The Sitges festival previously screened Na's debut feature The Chaser in 2008. The serial killer thriller was a much-lauded film that made Na's second feature, "The Yellow Sea "(a.k.a. The Murderer), one of the most highly anticipated films of 2010,...More
  • On Joo-wan feels bad to leave military after North Korea attack

    2010/12/03, Source,
    Actor On Joo-wan salutes reporters in front of the Defense Media Agency in Seoul, South Korea after being discharged from the military on December 3, 2010. [Lee Ki-bum/Asia Economic Daily] Actor On Joo-wan said Friday that he feels bad for being discharged from the military amid heightened tension on the Korean Peninsula after North Korea's shelling of Yeonpyeong island on November 23. On made the remark today morning after he stepped out from the Ministry of National Defense where he completed South Korea's two-year mandatory military duties,...More
  • Actor On Joo-wan to be discharged from military on Friday

    2010/12/01, Source,
    Korean actor On Joo-wan [Yuleum Entertainment] Korean actor On Joo-wan will be discharged from the military on Friday upon which he will complete South Korea's two-year mandatory military service. "My time serving at the Ministry of National Defense was unlike any other experience that I have had and my time there was something different and very valuable", On was quoted as saying, adding that he hopes to become a better person and actor after his discharge,...More
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 Produced by
 Kang Hye-jung (강혜정)
 Kim Jeong-min-II (김정민)
 Ryoo Seung-wan (류승완)
CJ Entertainment (CJ Entertainment)
 Jeong Doo-hong (정두홍)
 Production department
 Kim Hyo-seok (김효석)
 Assistant director
 Kim Won-seok-II (김원석)
 Assistant director
 Kwon Hyeok-jae (권혁재)
 Assistant director
 Bang Joon-seok (방준석)
 Score composer
 Lee Byung-hoon (이병훈)
 Music department
 Kim Dong-hu (김동후)
 Art direction department
 Cho Sang-kyung (조상경)
 Costume Design
 Nam Na-yeong (남나영)
 Jeong Doo-hong (정두홍)
 Martial arts
 Kim Min-ho (김민호)
 Kwak Jin-seok (곽진석)
 Jo Joo-hyeon (조주현)
92 min HD Panoramic (1.85)
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US$ 2.4 M
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Release date in South Korea : 2006/05/25
South Korean Box Office
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As of 2006.06.18 : 944,507 admissions (total)
As of 2006.06.11 : 888,899 admissions (total)
As of 2006.06.04 : 679,158 admissions (total)
As of 2006.05.28 : 340,822 admissions (total)

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