September 14, 2018

Illang: The Wolf Brigade / Inrang / 인랑 (2018) - Korean Movie


Imdb: 5.5/10
Starring: Gang Dong-won, Han Hyo-joo, Jung Woo-sung, Kim Mu-yeol
Genre: Sci-Fi, Action
Country: South Korea
Release: July 25, 2018
Runtime: 138 minutes
Language: Korean
Director: Kim Jee-Woon
Writer: Mamoru Oshii (original story), Kim Jee-Woon, Jun Chul-Hong
Producer: Kim Woo-Sang, Kim Tae-Wan
Cinematographer: Lee Mo-Gae
Distributor: Warner Bros.

The film is directed by Kim Jee-woon and starring Gang Dong-won, Han Hyo-joo, Jung Woo-sung and Kim Mu-yeol. It is a live-action adaptation of the Japanese 1999 animated "Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade" directed by Hiroyuki Okiura and written by Mamoru Oshii.

Filming began August 16, 2017 and finished March 23, 2018. The film was released on July 25, 2018. Distributed by Warner Bros. Korea, the film had cost 19 billion won (US$17.04 million) to produce. It received mixed reviews and underperformed at the domestic box office, selling around 897,000 tickets against its break-even point of six million tickets.

The film will compete in the San Sebastián International Film Festival for the Golden Shell, becoming the second South Korean film to do so.

Synopsis:

In the year 2029, South and North Korea agree to set up a unified government. They have prepared for the unification for the past 5 years. Meanwhile, demonstrators, supporting and opposing the unification, become more fierce. A terror organization known as Sect" appears. They are against unification. A special police force is formed in response, while a powerful government intelligence agency is also against unification.

Bahasa Indonesia:

Film ini disutradarai oleh Kim Jee-woon dan dibintangi oleh Gang Dong-won, Han Hyo-joo, Jung Woo-sung dan Kim Mu-yeol. Ini adalah adaptasi live-action dari animasi Jepang tahun 1999 "Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade" yang disutradarai oleh Hiroyuki Okiura dan ditulis oleh Mamoru Oshii.

Pembuatan film dimulai pada 16 Agustus 2017 dan selesai 23 Maret 2018. Film ini dirilis pada 25 Juli 2018. Didistribusikan oleh Warner Bros. Korea, film ini me menghabiskan dana produksi sebesar 19 miliar won (US $ 17,04 juta). Film Ini menerima tinjauan yang beragam dan performa buruk di box office domestik, menjual sekitar 897.000 tiket melawan titik impas enam juta tiket.

Film ini akan bersaing di Festival Film Internasional San Sebastián untuk Golden Shell, menjadi film Korea Selatan kedua yang melakukannya.

Pada tahun 2029, Korea Selatan dan Utara setuju untuk membentuk pemerintahan yang bersatu. Mereka telah siap untuk penyatuan selama 5 tahun terakhir. Sementara itu, para demonstran, yang mendukung dan menentang unifikasi, menjadi lebih galak. Sebuah organisasi teror yang dikenal sebagai Sekte "muncul. Mereka menentang penyatuan. Sebuah pasukan polisi khusus dibentuk sebagai tanggapan, sementara badan intelijen pemerintah yang kuat juga menentang penyatuan.

Cast:

Gang Dong-Won - Im Joong-Kyung
Han Hyo-Joo - Lee Yoon-Hee
Jung Woo-Sung - Jang Jin-Tae
Kim Moo-Yul - Han Sang-Woo
Han Ye-Ri - Koo Mi-Kyung
Heo Jun-Ho - Lee Ki-Seok
Minho - Kim Cheol-Jin
Shin Eun-Soo - girl in red sweater

Additional Cast:
Kim Pub-Lae - Special Police Force Chief Park Moo-Young
Lee Dong-Ha - Park Chul-Woo
Choi Jin-Ho - Chief Secretary Park Jung-Ki
Jung Won-Joong - Police Commissioner Kim Myung-Bae
Park Byung-Eun - Inspection Department Head Park Hwan-Ryeol
Jeon Jin-Seo - Lee Yoon-Hee's younger brother
Yoo Sang-Jae - In-Rang 1
Park Seong-Taek - In-Rang 2
Kang Hyun-Joong - In-Rang 3
Kim Jae-Young - In-Rang 4
Ok Ja-Yeon - In-Rang 5
Kim Hyun-Joon - In-Rang 6
Lee Sol-Gu - Sect Team 1 Leader
Jung Mi-Nam - Sect Team 1 member
Moon Jae-Won - Sect Team 2 member
Jang Won-Hyung - Park Tae-Kyung
Park Hyoung-Soo - barber
Lim Chul-Hyung - investigation committee spokesperson
Jeon Yeo-Bin - cosmetics model
Choi Chang-Kyun - public security department top agent (Namsan Tower)
Song Ji-Hyun - public security department top agent (Namsan Tower)
Jeon Kwang-Jin - public security department top agent (Namsan Tower)
Lee Je-Yeon - public security department top agent (sewer tunnel)
Park Joo-Hee - Hong Jung-Hee (special task force spy)
Jung Hyung-Suk - Department Head Yoo
Park Jung-Sik - Advisor to Department Head Yoo
Heo Ji-Won - document department employee
Jeong Gi-Seop - tailor
Hong-In - source
Moon Ye-Won - splendid costume woman


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