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NEW WORLD

Goldmoon, the biggest crime organization in Korea, is suddenly in chaos when its leader Seok is killed in a car accident. Top-level police officials initiate project “New World“ to intervene in Goldmoon’s election process for the next leader, and to use Seok’s death to their advantage in controlling the crime organization. The project leader detective Kang calls upon Goldmoon executive Ja-sung, an undercover cop who he planted deep within the organization 8 years ago. But Ja-sung, who had been waiting long for the day he is reinstated into the police, is conflicted by Detective Kang ’s contradictory mission.

San Sebastian International Film Festival, 2013

Sitges International Film Festival, 2013
Best Feature Film

BFI London International Film Festival, 2013

Moscow International Film Festival, 2013

Vancouver International Film Festival, 2013

Beaune International Thriller Film Festival, 2013
Jury Prize

Udine Far East Film Festival, 2013

By the screenwriter of

I Saw the Devil

Box Office hit in South Korea
31 Million US $


IMDb: 7,6 from 13 188 users

“Well-designed and imaginatively lit, New World is an assured exercise in style that will impress many.”

TWITCH

 

“What finally elevates “New World” well above similarly accomplished Korean actioners is Hwang Jeong-min’s high-octane performance as a volatile contender in a three-way power struggle to control Korea’s largest corporate crime syndicate”

VARIETY

 

“New World has topped the Box Office in its native South Korea for three straight weeks and it’s easy to see why. Smart, sharp entertainment that meets expectations dead on.”

INDIEWIRE

 

“Writer-director Hoon-jung Park tells this twisty story of internecine warfare within a Korean corporate crime syndicate with patience, elegance and no small amount of bloodshed!”

THE LOS ANGELES TIMES

Park Hoon-jung
2013 | South Korea | Crime, Thriller | 134'