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Ajossi

Lee Jeong-beom South Korea, 2010

msmichel's rating of the film The Man from Nowhere

A major pleasure discovering this film on the big screen in 2010 and a pleasant surprise it was never remade by Hollywood. Re-watching tonight I realized this is one of the best films to come out of South Korea in the past decade with a great script, crisp direction and top performances. The action is slow burn with occasional flashes of brilliance that really roots the audience in the story. Essential SK film.