The Villainess

    Genre
    Action, Drama, Crime
  • Runtime
    124 mins
  • Release Date
    2017
  • Countries
    South Korea
  • Languages
    Korean

ANGELIKA’S NOTE

Bloody revenge is at the heart of this stylish, kinetic action-thriller that gives a welcome shot of adrenaline to the classic femme fatale story that is "equal parts KILL BILL, NIKITA, JOHN WICK, HARDCORE HENRY and HK-Era John Woo" (Screen Anarchy). From Director Jung Byung-Gil, this Cannes Film Festival Official Selection follows a female assassin, who leaves a trail of bodies behind as she seeks revenge.
DIRECTED BY:
Byung-gil Jung
WRITTEN BY:
Byung-gil Jung, Byung-Sik Jung
CAST INCLUDES:
Ok-bin Kim, Seo-hyung Kim, Ha-kyun Shin, Jun Sung

SYNOPSIS

Honed from childhood into a merciless killing machine by a criminal organization, assassin Sook-hee is recruited as a sleeper agent with the promise of freedom after ten years of service - and she jumps at the chance for a normal life. But soon enough, secrets from her past destroy everything she’s worked for, and now nobody can stand in her way as she embarks on a roaring rampage of revenge.

The Villainess

    Genre
    Action, Drama, Crime
  • Runtime
    124 mins
  • Release Date
    2017
  • Countries
    South Korea
  • Languages
    Korean
DIRECTED BY
Byung-gil Jung
WRITTEN BY
Byung-gil Jung, Byung-Sik Jung
CAST INCLUDES
Ok-bin Kim, Seo-hyung Kim, Ha-kyun Shin, Jun Sung
Bloody revenge is at the heart of this stylish, kinetic action-thriller that gives a welcome shot of adrenaline to the classic femme fatale story that is "equal parts KILL BILL, NIKITA, JOHN WICK, HARDCORE HENRY and HK-Era John Woo" (Screen Anarchy). From Director Jung Byung-Gil, this Cannes Film Festival Official Selection follows a female assassin, who leaves a trail of bodies behind as she seeks revenge.

Honed from childhood into a merciless killing machine by a criminal organization, assassin Sook-hee is recruited as a sleeper agent with the promise of freedom after ten years of service - and she jumps at the chance for a normal life. But soon enough, secrets from her past destroy everything she’s worked for, and now nobody can stand in her way as she embarks on a roaring rampage of revenge.