- South Korea
- 2h 4min
- Directed by: Na Hong-jin
- Cast: Kim Yun-seok, Ha Jung-woo, Seo Yeong-hie
What starts as an intriguing procedural cobbled together from bits of 'Oldboy', 'The Silence of the Lambs' and dead prostitutes quickly descends into a tenuous game of cat-and-mouse that is buoyed up by frequent gut-churning violence. Surprisingly, on release this was the largest grossing domestic film in its homeland .
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Reviews & features
The Chaser (Chugyeogja)18 Sep 2008
THRILLER (18) 124min ** South Korean director and screenwriter Na Hong-jin’s festival award winning debut is this year’s largest grossing domestic film in its homeland and, unsurprisingly, Leonardo DiCaprio has snapped up the remake rights.
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