Korean films are starting to make a splash in the American market. There are a couple notable ones out there and people are starting to take notice. The newest ‘must-see’ Korean film is I Saw The Devil, which recently did pretty well at Sundance. Today, a red band trailer for the film was released. Director Kim Ji-woon, (A Tale of Two Sisters, The Good, the Bad, the Weird) gets behind the camera for the film and Choi Min-sik (Oldboy, Lady Vengeance) and Lee Byung-hun (G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, The Good, the Bad, the Weird) star.
I’ve seen a couple Korean films and a few of them have been quite good. Oldboy still remains as one of my favorite films and for that reason alone, I’m willing to give any Korean film a chance. The red band trailer for I Saw The Devil is great and the film has some very positive buzz surrounding it. I’m really looking forward to seeing it and after watching the trailer, my excitement is only raised. Check out the trailer, and the plot summary below.
Kyung-chul is a dangerous psychopath who kills for pleasure. He has committed infernal serial murders in diabolic ways that one cannot even imagine and his victims range from young women to even children. The police have chased him for a long time, but were unable to catch him. One day, Joo-yeon, daughter of a retired police chief becomes his prey and is found dead in a horrific state.
Her fiance Dae-hoon, a top secret agent, decides to track down the murderer himself. He promises himself that he will do everything in his power to take bloody vengeance against the killer, even if it means that he must become a monster himself to get this monstrous and inhumane killer.