Ha Jung-woo, one of South Korea’s most bankable superstars, has had a good run in the past few years. While the two “Along With the Gods” films were among the most successful Korean films of all time, his performances in “1987: When the Day Comes”, “The Tunnel
” and “The Handmaiden
” were universally praised. It’s been a while since he has been in action mode though, but that changes with his next film “Take Point
” (called “Pmc” domestically) by director Kim Byung-woo.
Under the tense situation between South Korea and North Korea, hired Pmc
(Private Military Company) attempt a daring rescue within an underground bunker.
While the synopsis may seem meagre, the trailers are interesting for their use of mostly English dialogue as well as for their gritty-looking action set-pieces. Director Kim Byung-woo reteams with Ha Jung-woo for his first film since 2013’s “The Terror Live
”. “Take Point