Distributor: Well Go USA
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Director: Dong-hoon Choi
Presented by: Korean Cultural Center DC
2015, South Korea, 140 minutes, Digital
Korean Cultural Center in Washington, DC and the SNF Parkway co-present Assassination for FREE! Light Korean Food will be provided at 6:30 PM, before the film is screened.
Snipers. Marksmen. Hired Guns. Double Agents. A group of exiled rebels are planning a hit on an Army Commander in Japanese-occupied Korea, but the only killer for the job is in prison. Now, the Resistance must devise a jailbreak, escape a hitman… and discover which of them is a traitor.
“A sensationally entertaining mash-up of historical drama, ‘Dirty Dozen’ style shoot-‘em-up, spaghetti Western-flavored flamboyance, and extended action setpieces that suggest a dream-team collaboration of Sergio Leone, John Woo and Steven Spielberg.”
— Joe Leydon, Variety
“The director nimbly orchestrates to entertaining effect this mass game of cat-and-mouse populated by paid and unpaid assassins, double agents and even the proverbial twins separated at birth.”
— Michael Rechtshaffen, Los Angeles Times