Broken (2014)

Broken     Broken Korean Film Poster

Release Date: April 10th, 2014

Running Time: 122 mins.

Director: Lee Jung-Ho

Writer: Lee Jung-Ho (Screenplay), Keigo Higashino (Original Novel)

Starring: Jung Jae-Young, Lee Sung-Min, Seo Jun-Young, Lee Soo-Bin, Choi Sang-Wook,

The film starts with the sort of beautiful imagery that is all sorts of intriguing. A frost-covered man in a fur-lined coat kneels in a snowy forest, a bloodied mobile phone providing the only splash of colour in the white wilderness while there is complete silence on the soundtrack. The few shaky close-ups reveal he has the look of someone with shellshock. His eyes stare unevenly into the distance as he shivers, his mental equilibrium clearly wrecked by some trauma. Fade to black, the title, Broken.

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