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The Yellow Sea (황해)

황해 (Hwang-hae)

Directed by Na Hong-jin (나홍진)

Thriller

156min | Release date in South Korea :

Also known as "The Murderer"
Synopsis
Na Hong-jin, director of the 2008 award-winning film “The Chaser,” is back with another action thriller that crosses borderlines. He brings with him “The Chaser” stars Ha Jeong-woo and Kim Yoon-seok, who are once again in the lead.

Gu-nam (Ha), a taxi driver in the Yanbian Korean Autonomous Prefecture in Jilin Province, in Northeastern China, is living with a mounting debt. His wife left for South Korea six months ago and he hasn’t heard from her since. He starts gambling to make money but always ends up losing.

One day, Gu-nam is offered a job that will pay off all his debts. The job is to assassinate someone in South Korea. He takes the job without knowing much about his target and to see his wife. But when he arrives in Seoul, he ends up being chased by the police because he is wanted for a murder that he did not commit. Gu-nam is starting to realize that he has been tricked into a dangerous trap. But the police aren’t the only ones looking for Gu-nam. Myun-ga (Kim), a professional assassin who also lives in Yanbian, is sent to Seoul to look him as well. Gu-nam has two choices: solve the mystery of who hired him and why Myun-ga is after him by himself or end up in jail for the rest of his life.

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Staff
 Lee Byung-hoon (이병훈)
 Musician
 Kim Sun-min (김선민)
 Editor
 Yoo Sang-seob (유상섭)
 Martial arts director
 Kwon Kwi-deok (권귀덕)
 Stunt/martial arts department
 Kim Min-ho (김민호)
 Martial arts team
 Yoo Sang-seob (유상섭)
 Car stunts
 Kwon Kwi-deok (권귀덕)
 Car stunts
 Baek Dong-hyeon (백동현)
 Car stunts
Technics
156 min 35mm Cinemascope (2.35)
Web site
www.hwang-hae.co.kr...
Festival(s) & award(s)
Sales or release dates & Box Office
Airing dates : 2010/12/22
South Korean Box Office
Source : www.cine21.com & www.kobis.or.kr
As of 2011.01.23 : 2,269,474 admissions (total)
As of 2011.01.16 : 2,235,637 admissions (total)
As of 2011.01.09 : 2,114,268 admissions (total)
As of 2011.01.02 : 1,816,444 admissions (total)
As of 2010.12.26 : 1,059,400 admissions (total)

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