Director Ik-Joon Yang
Year 2008
Starring Ik-Joon Yang, Kkobbi Kim and Man-shik Jeong
Run Time 130min
Age Policy

18 and up; Children 6 and up will be allowed only with a parent guardian. No children under the age of 6 will be allowed.

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Sang-hoon is a stone-cold, foul-mouthed debt collector. While the loan company he works for is modest, the amount of pain he unleashes on those who owe is not. Extreme violence against them is a day-to-day operation for Sang-hoon. His merciless behavior doesn’t stop at work as he will beat on unsuspecting strangers and old men he passes on the street. Life is going along as usual for Sang-hoon until he meets Yeon-hue, a teenage girl whose courage and verbal wit take Sang-hoon by surprise. The two share an emotional connection (Yeon-hue suffers from a violent home life) and soon Yeon-hue brings out the compassion and love that Sang-hoon hides deep within himself. BREATHLESS, starring writer/director Ik-joon Yang, is filled with a rare combination of amazing fight sequences, brutal violence, humor and, because of the odd, but effective pairing of Sang-hoon and Yeon-hue, an unexpected poignancy. Don’t miss this mesmerizing and impressive import from South Korea.

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