Digital release: ‘A Bittersweet Life’, ‘The Foul King’ & ‘The Chaser’

By   |  Apr 3, 2024

Blue Finch Film Releasing are bringing three South Korean classics – ‘A Bittersweet Life’ (달콤한 인생), ‘The Foul King’ (반칙왕) and ‘The Chaser’ (추격자) – to UK and Irish digital platforms from April 8, 2024.

A Bittersweet Life (2005)
Kim Sun-woo () is an enforcer and manager for a hotel owned by a cold, calculative crime boss, Kang () who assigns Sun-woo to a simple errand while he is away on a business trip; to shadow his young mistress, Hee-soo, for fear that she may be cheating on him with a younger man with the mandate that he must kill them both if he discovers their affair.

The Foul King (2000)
Im Dae-ho () has been a huge fan of professional wrestling since his childhood. In South Korea, a wrestler called Kim Il was a big star in the 1970s, but Dae-ho preferred a cheating fighter called Ultra Tiger Mask. Years later, when his job at a bank isn’t going well, Dae-ho decides to try professional wrestling himself.

The Chaser (2008)
Joong-ho () is a dirty detective turned pimp in financial trouble as several of his girls have recently disappeared without clearing their debts. While trying to track them down, he finds a clue that the vanished girls were all called up by the same client whom one of his girls is meeting with right now.

‘A Bittersweet Life’, ‘The Foul King’ and ‘The Chaser’ will be available to watch shortly on all digital platforms.

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