GANGNAM BLUES

GANGNAM 1970

By Ha YOO

SHOWBOX - as SALES / DISTR Theatrical, TV, DVD-video, VOD, Airline

Action/Adventure - Completed 2016

As the district of Gangnam development reaches its peak, two childhood friends' friendship is tested as their associated gangs battle to take larger shares of the land.

    • Year of production
    • 2016
    • Genres
    • Action/Adventure, Crime, Drama
    • Countries
    • KOREA (South)
    • Languages
    • KOREAN
    • Duration
    • 135 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Ha YOO
    • Writer(s)
    • Ha YOO
    • Producer(s)
    • Yoo M.O.VERA PICTURES (Ha), Jeong-hun YOU (Showbox/Mediaplex)
    • Synopsis
    • In 1970s, during the height of political corruption, Gangnam, the southern part of Seoul is starting to be transformed into developed area. Childhood friends Jong-dae and Yong-ki struggled to get by, until their shanty homes are demolished by local thugs. Desperate for cash, they get involved in violent political clashes, and are separated during one for the skirmishes.
      3 years later, Jong-dae lives as an honest man with former gang leader Kil-su. Meanwhile, Yong-ki has joined Seoul’s most powerful criminal gangs organization, the Myeongdong-pa and as a member he has been entangled in a high stakes battle over lands in Gangnam, all in the name of putting together secret presidential election funds that drive up the value of the city. As the gangs fight over the rights to various plots, Yong-ki is captured and interrogated by a rival gang…
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