Desire to Kill (DVD)

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A revenge movie in the twisted style of OLD BOY

Kill or be killed ...

Two men in adjacent hospital beds -one man is paralysed; the other, an amnesiac patient, with no recollection of murdering the other man's wife. 

Min-ho's wife has been murdered and he has been hunting the killer to exact his revenge. He had also attempted suicide many times, with the last attempt leaving him paralysed an hospitalised. When an unidentified amnesiac patient is placed next to him, Min-ho is startled to see it is Sang-up, the killer he had been looking for.

Not only does Min-ho have his chance at last to avenge his wife's cold blooded murder, he must also do it before Sang-up regains his memory and recognises him and finishes him off. Immobile and laid up in bed, the clock starts ticking for Min-ho - it's time to kill or be killed.

Dir: Owen Cho, Kim Sang-hwa
Cast: CHUN Ho-jin, YOO Hae-jin
Runtime: 91 minutes
Language: Korean (English subtitles)
Country: South Korea
Year: 2010
Genre: Comedy horror
Rating: 15
Region: region 2

What the press say:

“Oldboy in a hospital room” - Inside Pulse
“An Eli Roth torture-porn take on Deathtrap” –
“... Kafka-esque feel, with definite Hitchcockian overtones …” –
"A genuinely funny black comedy, come mystery, come
psychological thriller" - Hangul Celluloid
"Whether, in the end, you giggle, cry or cringe in horror, is
entirely up to you ..." - Little White Lies
"Certainly better than anything Hollywood has produced in the past ten years." - Vulture Hound Magazine

DVD special features:
Interview with cast
'Making of' Featurette