A new born girl is placed in a coin operated locker in the subway station. The girl is raised by a mother who is the boss for a loan shark group. Later, when the girl has grown into a teen,... See full summary »
Jin-hong is a coldhearted prosecutor who's obsessed with catching the man who murdered his mother. He quickly becomes the prime suspect when the deceased woman returns from the grave to avenge her death.
A father goes all out to clear his daughter from any wrong doing in the murder of his fiance. When all evidence points to her, he takes matters into to his own hands to save his daughter and outwit the judiciary system.
An up-righteous police officer with a wife and son gets involved with a conspiracy after he arrested a murderer by chance. His weakness was his son needed an operation to treat his legs. Which path to choose? Righteousness or conspiracy?
Life of a upcoming Korean patriot Park Yeol, who formed the anarchist organization "Black Wave" during the Japanese colonial period and attempted the assassination of the Japanese Crown Prince Hirohito.
A former prostitute rises to become the number two in a gangs. However, when her young protege feels over worked doing the gang's dirty business and a prosecutor is roped into handling the syndicate's business dealings, the hidden son of the number two becomes a weakness when his existence is revealed.
- Kim Hye-soo steals the show with her stellar act and excels in some action scenes. Lee Sun-kyun impresses even more with his insanely terrific act.
The action scenes are decently shot.
The film is quite entertaining in its last 30 minutes. Some sequences at this time are really very well executed.
The climax is quite good.
The film is very slow and the story takes too long to pick up, almost when it's too late.
Editing is decent at 90 minutes, but it could've been edited even more as the first 30 minutes are a complete washout. Character development takes too long and the slow beginning was a major reason towards putting this movie on hold for long.
The film drags in many portions and the action takes too long to happen.
Repeat value: No
A SPECIAL LADY is all gloss but almost no substance. Watch it for some decent action scenes and performances, but don't expect anything special.
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