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‘prey. ‘Spy Hunt’: The South Korean thriller continues to delight us with impossible twists and an electrifying celebration of pure action

The South Korean audio-visual industry has been around for many years, which brings us tremendous joy. Likewise, we are a huge number of devotees who have spent a long time to perfect their mastery when it comes to storytelling in images; especially with regard to his mastery of suspense and his innate ability to surprise with some unusual narrative and structural play outside its limits.

The samples of genius that can be found in the last century are countless, ranging from Park Chan-wook’s extraordinary revenge trilogy to high-voltage bombshells like ‘I Found the Devil’, ‘The Yellow Sea’, ‘That sinister cathedral title’ Including going through explosions. The Man Without a Past’ or ‘The Chaser’. However, in spite of this, The massive recognition of this Asian factory in the West took longer than it was worth,

It may be that with Bong Joon-ho’s undeniable win at the Oscars for ‘Parasites,’ South Korea’s surest stir on our screens came from the hands of ‘The Squid Game,’ and it’s precisely its protagonist, lee jung-jaewho has once again demonstrated the power of his motherland with his directorial debut; An exciting action packed spy thriller Joe, under the title of ‘Hunt’. Hunt The Spy’, gives us a fresh dose of first class cinema.

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The first scene of “Hunt,” in addition to allowing us to taste the first samples of the tension levels and exhausting pace that mark its tight 125-minute duration, hints at the Lee-Jo film’s cast. also lead- not only has tremendous presence in front of the cameras; also brags Inappropriate tension and mastery of cinematographic language for a budding artist,

In a matter of minutes, supported by the director, cinematographer Lee Mo-gae—’The Redeemer’, ‘The Good, the Bad and the Wear’—and above all, Great montage of veteran Kim Sang-beom – responsible for such jewel cuts as ‘Old Boy’ or the above ‘The Man Without a Past’ – condensed and anticipated A fast-paced festival of impossible twists, shootouts and conspiracies Which is built upon, undoubtedly, one of the first great premieres of 2023.


Leaving aside the formal clean-ups, at this point, for granted usually taken for granted in this type of production, it is harsh to praise the equally effective narrative treatment of ‘The Hunt’. Take advantage of every last drop of its meticulous setting in troubled dictatorial South Korea Historical tensions with its neighbors to the north since the early 1980s.

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This engaging framework serves as the basis for a story in which a coup of influence is everything and sin an abundance of complexity that can play tricks on even the most unsuspecting onlookers, which are probably lost among moles, clues, and double games. Of course, anyone who gets over this minor inconvenience will enjoy an intense journey that reaches its peak for South Korean tastes thanks to the four-act structure.

And this is that, when ‘Hunt’ has given us everything it could have given us – which is no small thing – and suggested the arrival of an anticlimax that will close the dramatic arc of its protagonist, it again accelerates to reach ferocious speeds and, finally, overcome One set piece final that can only be described with two adjectives: extreme and fabulous, An unexpected finishing touch for a thriller that may not stand out among its more famous counterparts, but is already synonymous with great quality when it comes to this industry.

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