GOOD, THE BAD, THE WEIRD (THE)
Set in the 1930’s Manchurian desert where lawlessness rules, three Korean men fatefully meet each other on a train : a bounty hunter who tracks down dangerous criminals, the leader of a group of tough-as-nails bandits and a train robber. The three strangers engage in a chase to take possession of a map...
Cannes International Film Festival, 2008
Out of Competition
Toronto International Film Festival, 2008
North American premieres
Sitges International Film Festival, 2008
Best Director, Best Special Effects
Mar del Plata International Film Festival, 2008
BFI London International Film Festival, 2008
Chicago International Film Festival, 2008
Stockholm International Film Festival, 2008
Hong Kong International Film Festival, 2009
By the director of
I Saw the Devil
A Bittersweet Life
Box Office hit in South Korea
#2 in 2008 with 36 million US $
IMDb: 7,3 from 26 513 users
Rotten Tomatoes: 84% of positive reviews
"Intense, visceral, full-contact experience."
"A jaunty, happy-go-lucky adventure that packs a fistful of dynamite in the spectacular showdown."
THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER
"It’s pretty, well acted, tremendously well shot, spectacular and just lots of fun."
"This film is mostly a wild jjambbong of other films’ sensibilities. There is some Leone, some John Ford, some Peckinpah, some Lee Man-Hee, all rolled into a nice dish embellished with some of the craziest shootouts and horse riding chases you’ll see."