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Muhr AsiaAfrica Feature
South Korea / 2012 / Korean dialogue with English subtitles / Colour / HDCam / 104 minutes

Winner of Muhr AsiaAfrica / Feature /Best Director: Kim Ki-duk (Director)

Synopsis

A solitary man lives as a loan shark brutally threatening people for payback, and maiming them for insurance money when they fail to pay. When a woman appears in his life claiming to be his mother, he rejects her at first, but is ultimately drawn to her and decides to give up his cruel ways for a better life. It’s not as simple though, as the woman is kidnapped, setting him off to track down all those he harmed. When he finally finds the abductor, he discovers dark secrets better left unknown.

Genre

Advertisement, Drama

Cast & Credits

18+

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