The Age of Shadows
- South Korea
- 2h 20min
- Directed by: Jee-woon Kim
- Written by: Jee-woon Kim
- Cast: Byung-hun Lee, Yoo Gong, Kang-ho Song
- Language: Korean, Japanese, Mandarin, English
- UK release: 24 March 2017
Lee Jung-Chool (Song Kang-ho) is a Korean police officer serving as part of a Japanese mission to locate a consignment of explosives in 1920s Shanghai. A little research into the political tensions of the era is advisable, but it has a steely verve and baroque style that makes for compelling viewing.
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Reviews & features
The Age of Shadows20 Mar 2017
Stylish and steely South Korean espionage thriller from Kim Jee-woon
Probably better described by its original title 'Secret Agent', Kim Jee-woon's lavish South Korean espionage thriller was financed and distributed by Warner Bros. It's a gamble that pays off; The Age of Shadows has a steely verve and baroque style that…
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