A Bittersweet Life - Director's Cut (2 Disc Set)

A Bittersweet Life (달콤한 인생) - Director's Cut (2 Disc Set)

DVD · Code 3Süd-Korea · Drama ⁄ Action ⁄ Crime · CJ Entertainment · Süd-Korea 2005

From Kim Jee Woon, the director of such hits as The Quiet Family, The Foul King, and A Tale of Two Sisters, comes the stylish, ultraviolent gangster flick, A Bittersweet Life! Lee Byung Hun (Joint Security Area) stars as Sun Woo, a unique character with a curious lifestyle – he's not only a valued gang member and the proprietor of a hotel bar, but also the right-hand man to the powerful gang leader, Mr. Kang (Kim Yeong Chul). When Kang suspects that his beautiful young mistress Hee Soo (Sin Min Ah, from Volcano High) might be messing around with another man, he enlists Sun Woo's help to resolve the matter, commanding him to follow her around to see what information he can dig up. Sun Woo's orders are explicit: if he catches Hee Soo cheating, he is to execute her – no ifs ands or buts about it. However, when Sun Woo spies Hee Soo with her boyfriend, he makes a stunning decision, one that will have major consequences for all involved!

Although the hit film Crying Fist barely edged it out for the top spot at the box office, A Bittersweet Life is a success in its own right, hailed by critics as a dazzling neo-noir thriller, chocked full of breathtaking cinematography, intriguing characters, and an ample dosage of violence just for good measure. In addition, Lee Byung Hun is earning critical raves for his performance as Sun Woo, a super-cool hitman with motivations all his own. But in the end, will Sun Woo make it out alive? Find out in A Bittersweet Life, a film that highlights the shadowy underbelly of Korean society, a place where the streets are dark with something more than night. [Quelle: YesAsia]

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Movie-Facts

Titel: A Bittersweet Life (달콤한 인생) - Director's Cut (2 Disc Set)
Orginal Titel: 달콤한 인생 (Dalkomhan insaeng)
Deutscher Titel: A Bittersweet Life
Genre: Drama ⁄ Action ⁄ Crime
Studio: CJ Entertainment
Vertrieb: CJ Entertainment
Land / Jahr: Süd-Korea 2005
Altersfreigabe: Süd-Korea: ab 18
Länge: 119:10 Minuten

Cast & Crew

Regisseur:Jee-woon KIM
Autor:Jee-woon KIM
Produzent:Yo-jin LEE
Jeong-wan OH
Kamera:Ji-yong KIM
Musik:Yeong-Gyu JANG
Besetzung:Byung-hun LEE als Sun-woo
Young-Chul KIM als Mr. Kang
Min-a SHIN als Hee-soo
Jeong-min HWANG als President Baek
Ku JIN
Roi-ha KIM
Yeong-Cheol KIM als President Kang
Mu-yeong LEE
Dal-Su OH
Kwang-rok OH

technische Daten der Disc

Medium: DVD
Region: Code 3 [Süd-KoreaSüd-Korea]
Casetype: DigiPack
Disctyp: DVD 9 [Film]
DVD 9 [Bonusmaterial]
Bildformat: 2.35:1 [anamorph]
Videocodec: MPEG-2
Videodetails: Resolution: 480i NTSC
Color Space: Rec.601 8bit
Tonformate: Koreanisch Dolby Digital EX [O-Ton]
Koreanisch DTS ES 6.1 matrix [O-Ton]
Koreanisch Dolby Digital Stereo (2.0) [Audiokommentar]
Koreanisch Dolby Digital Stereo (2.0) [Audiokommentar]
Untertitel: Koreanisch, Englisch

Special Features

Standard-Features:
  • Hauptmenü (animiert)
  • Kapitelauswahl (animiert)
  • Sprach- & Untertitelauswahl
  • Booklet
  • Trailer + Teaser & TV-Spot [3:59 Min.]
Special-Features:
  • Audiokommentar
  • Audiokommentar
  • Interview(s) 'La Dolce Vita' [17:44 Min.]
  • MakingOf [25:35 Min.]
  • Featurette 'Style Of A Bittersweet Life' [68:13]
  • Featurette [21:22 Min.]
  • Deleted Scenes [23:27 Min.]
  • Featurette [17:18 Min.]
  • Featurette 'A Bittersweet Life in Cannes' [7:41 Min.]
  • Featurette 'Sweet Sleep' [3:32 Min.]
  • Music Video [2:50 Min.]

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