LKFF 2017: Crime City + Q&A

We are delighted to welcome director Kang Yun-Sung for a Q&A following this screening.

Crime City Director: Kang Yun-sung Writer: Kang Yun-sung Producer: Kim Hong-baek, Billy Acumen Cast: Don Lee, Yoon Kye-sang, Cho Cha-yun Production Company: Hong Film, BA Entertainment International Sales: M-Line Distribution Action / 2017 / 121 min / Cert. 18 / DCP / Colour

Based on the 2004 Chinese-Korean gangster mop-up operation in Seoul’s Garibong neighbourhood, during which 32 gang members were arrested, Kang Yun-sung’s work of fiction sees Don Lee using his fists like he did in the gargantuan box office hit Train to Busan. This time, the star is not up against zombies but ruthless Chinese-Korean gangsters, when new thug on the block Jang Chen and his two sadistic sidekicks try to seize control of the local area. A hard-boiled cop Ma Suk-do is determined, together with his team, to bring peace to the area, which means hunting down Jang and his gang. Full of humour, this crime action-thriller is certainly violent but it never takes itself too seriously.

Club and Group screenings

Fri 27th Oct 21.30 Ad Free: No advertisements will play ahead of this screening. You are recommended to arrive promptly. London Korean Film Festival 2017.

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