Must Watch South Korean Movies – A Bittersweet Life + New World

Must Watch South Korean Movies – A Bittersweet Life + New World

New-World 2013

While many people like to watch only American movies, a number of people also like to watch foreign based movies. And it is for that reason that we’ve got these reviews for two highly rated South Korean movies New World released in 2013 and A Bittersweet Life which was released in 2005.

Check out the synopsis and reviews for the movies below;

Synopsis of New World

The head of the Goldmoon crime syndicate is dead, leaving his top two lieutenants. Seizing the opportunity, the police launch an operation called “New World,” with the perfect weapon. The boss’ right hand man, Ja-sung (LEE Jung-jae, THE THIEVES), has been a deep-cover operative for 8 years, closely watched by handler Police chief Kang (CHOI Min-sik, OLDBOY). With a baby on the way, and living in mortal fear of being exposed as a mole, Ja-sung is torn between his duty and honor as a cop, and the fiercely loyal gang members who will follow him to hell and back

New World (2013) The head of the Korea’s biggest crime organization has been eliminated, leaving one of his top two lieutenants to take his place, does the police has a hand in the assassination? How many moles are in the mafia? No one can be trusted.

The acting is this movie is top notch, everyone gives a great performance.

Rating: 7.5/10

Bittersweet-life 2005

Synopsis of A Bittersweet Life

After doing a morally good thing, which conflicts with his boss’s orders, Kim Sun-woo gets banished from the gang and escapes death narrowly, just so he could come back and avenge. – IMDB

After being the right hand’s boss for seven years, Kim Sun-woo does one mistake and get banished from the gang. Trying to escape death and finding the answers he wants, now he is on his own.

This is one of the Korean’s top popular movies, with a brilliant message and a brilliant story.

Rating: 9/10

Written by Jude Hasrouty