Post-war South Korea in 1953, Heo Sam-Gwan (Ha Jung-Woo) works on a construction site and helps his uncle to farm. The guys in his village can't get married, until they are able to sell ... See full summary »
Eun-A lost her family at the hands of a serial killer. She is now mentally and physically destroyed. She then decides to get revenge by enlists the help of four people from different life to fulfill her revenge.
Jong-seong, a North Korean ghost agent, interrupts an illegal arms sale in Berlin. A notorious North Korean agent tests the loyalties of everyone involved as Jong-Seong prepares to make the ultimate sacrifice.
Ha reportedly wrote the script based on his friend and fellow actor Seung-bum Ryoo's real-life experience. The flight from Seoul to Tokyo normally only takes about two hours, but Ryoo once experienced plane turbulence that went on for almost seven hours, during which he genuinely thought he was going to die. See more »
Let me begin with - Had it not been for Ha Jung Woo directorial debut, I probably wouldn't watch this movie.
A few minutes into the movie, I feel a little bit uncomfortable with the increasing ridiculous characters who board the plane. As this goes on, I couldn't fathom what kind of movie this is, or what kind of philosophical art Ha Jung-woo is bringing to the big screen.
20 minutes into the movie, I'm still concerned on how this movie will wrap up. I hope that I will just sit still and enjoy the ride but it's kinda impossible to do. The mockery or should I say comedy satire keeps popping up and as I'm about to get up from my sit, I started feeling addictive to the jokes. Not that I burst with laughter, not even a smirk but that continuous engaging scenes keep me on my sit.
I gotta tell you, as much as I want to hate, this movie was STRANGELY ADDICTIVE. The same vibe I had when I watch This is the End. Only, of course, this is done the Korean style.
In a way, I think this movie does live up to it's title; be it Roller Coaster or Fasten Your Seatbelt.
So, well done. I think you've done a pretty good job with this, Ha Jung Woo-ssi. I'll be waiting for the next one with Ha Ji-won. I'm sure she's so excited that her dream is finally coming true.
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