I found myself mostly unimpressed. You're almost there! Coming Soon. The Subversion' during one of my rest days last month. An eerie and utterly beautiful Victorian ghost story that skilfully blends ancient and modern. Anyway, the movie started slow, but I'm a fan of… I have seen quite a few Korean movies of the same ilk and it felt to me as if the director was showing off in this one, where this could have been a slightly better explained movie, the intentional obfuscation of the events in the latter half of the movie dilutes the payoff and the impact. Most people would not. The men treat Hee-Jin and the prostitutes with brutality and contempt, even making them dive into the water to get their payments; that these women are willing to work in this way is a measure of their desperation. J.R. 'Bob' Dobbs & The Church of the SubGenius, Fall TV First Look: Find Out What’s Coming, The Best Peacock Original Shows and Movies, All Upcoming Disney Movies: New Disney Live-Action, Animation, Pixar, Marvel, and More. This leads to a sex scene I will not describe here, and later to an equally painful sequence involving Hee-Jin's use of fishhooks. Watching him one day, she sees that he is about to commit suicide, and interrupts his chain of thought with sudden violence, swimming under his raft and stabbing him through the slats of the floor. 김주혁 주연, 아시아 최고 마약조직 추격액션작품" - 한국강사신문", "Kim Joo-hyuk's energetic performance to be a factor in 'Believer, "Director LEE Hae-young Readies for DRUG WAR", "Jo Jin Woong, Ryu Jun Yeol, Kim Joo Hyuk, And Cha Seung Won To Star In Upcoming Film", "영화 '독전', 7월 1일 크랭크인..조진웅X류준열X차승원 등 "초호화 캐스팅, "[Box Office] Movies in theaters this week", "South Korean crime film 'Believer' hits target", "[공식입장] '독전', 5일 만에 100만 돌파…2018 韓 영화 최단 기록", "[공식입장] '독전', 12일만에 300만 돌파..올해 韓영화 최단 기록", "5관왕 '공작', '허스토리'와 함께 부산 품었다(종합) [27회 부일영화상]", "제55회 대종상, 각 부문 후보 공개…'공작' 12개 최다부문 노미네이트", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Believer_(2018_South_Korean_film)&oldid=977053819, Pages with non-numeric formatnum arguments, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, 5th Korean Film Producers Association Awards, Park Sung-yeon as Sign language interpreter, This page was last edited on 6 September 2020, at 17:19. | Fresh (6) The percentage of Approved Tomatometer Critics who have given this movie a positive review. Rated NR By opting to have your ticket verified for this movie, you are allowing us to check the email address associated with your Rotten Tomatoes account against an email address associated with a Fandango ticket purchase for the same movie. I report that because I want you to know: This is the most gruesome and quease-inducing film you are likely to have seen.