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Nowhere to Hide (1999)

Injeong sajeong bol geot eobtda (original title)
A team of police hunt down a villain.

Director:

Myung-se Lee

Writer:

Myung-se Lee

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Cast

Credited cast:
Joong-Hoon Park ... Detective Woo
Sung-Ki Ahn ... Chang Sungmin (as Sung-kee Ahn)
Dong-Gun Jang ... Detective Kim
Ji-Woo Choi ... Juyon
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jae-mo Ahn Jae-mo Ahn
Yong-gu Do Yong-gu Do
Ju-bong Gi Ju-bong Gi
Jong-gu Kim Jong-gu Kim ... Restaurant owner
Yong-ua Kwon Yong-ua Kwon
Hae-eun Lee Hae-eun Lee
Won-jong Lee
Sang-Myeon Park Sang-Myeon Park
Seung-ho Park Seung-ho Park
Cheal-jong Shim Cheal-jong Shim
Young-chang Song
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Storyline

A chase film in which cops try to catch a master of disguise. This is a film as much about the joy of filmmaking as it is about a deadly pursuit. Written by NDNF

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Genres:

Action | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

South Korea

Language:

Korean

Release Date:

31 July 1999 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

Nowhere to Hide See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,100, 24 December 2000

Gross USA:

$22,007
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Quotes

Detective Woo: You have the right to have a lawyer and the right to remain silent. And I can't remember the rest, fuck.
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Alternate Versions

Film exists in two versions. The original Korean version has a running time of 112 minutes while the version released outside of Korea (an "international version") is roughly 12 minutes shorter, clocking at 100 minutes. See more »

Connections

References Ikiru (1952) See more »

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Thank god for Asian cinema!
17 May 2005 | by josh-hallSee all my reviews

Nowhere to hide has to be one of the most perfectly made cop/villain thrillers i have ever seen. The movie has such a a great, yet tense feel to it and is so determined to blow the audiences minds away. The groundbreaking camera-work, beautiful cinematography, tense and violent action (featuring some of the coolest fight scenes i have ever seen) and a to die for soundtrack make this film in my opinion one of the greatest cop thrillers that has been made today. Laying right up there with 'Heat' and 'Infernal Affairs'. This film i think is not only a must see for Asian extreme fans, but for any one a fan of thrillers. 9 out of 10.


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