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And when I say “select”, of course, I mean very few and far between. If you live in one of the areas listed below, you’re in a hell of a lot of luck. Yoon Jong-bin’s “Nameless Gangster” looks like a good time, and it’s certainly something I feel you’ll want to see on the big screen. If given the opportunity to do so, I’d certainly take in a screening. Unfortunately, the film isn’t playing anywhere close to me. Typical.
Here’s what the flick is all about:
1982, Busan. Ik-hyun (CHOI Min-sik) is a corrupt customs officer who is on the verge of getting fired for bureaucratic reasons. He decides to go out with a bang when he comes upon a bag full of heroine and in an attempt to sell it to Japan, he partners up with Busan’s top gangster boss Hyung-bae (HA Jung-woo).
Ik-hyun immediately wins the trust of Hyung-bae with his ability to solve hurdles and to talk his way out of tricky situations. With Hyung-bae’s back alley prowess and Ik-hyun’s lobbying skills, the two men begin to take over Busan. Their era has finally come.
When the war against crime was announced in the ‘90s, cracks in their relationship became more visible, and they begin to look for the right moment to backstab each other and take over the syndicate. Who will rise over the other and have the final laugh?
“Nameless Gangster” opens on March 30th, 2012. You can find a list of theaters nestled below the English-subtitled trailer. Take in a screening in you can. Then rub it in my face.
621 S. Western Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90005
AMC Shoplace Niles
301 Golf Mill Center, Niles, IL 60714
AMC Ridgefield Park
75 Challenger Road, Ridgefield Park, NJ 07660
AMC Bay Terrace
211-01 26th Avenue, Flushing, NY 11361
10123 N. Wolfe Road, Cupertino, CA 95014
AMC Yonge & Dundas
10 Dundas Street East, Toronto, ON M5B 2G9
Cineplex Silvercity Coquitlam
170 Schoolhouse Street, Coquitlam, BC V3K 4X9
April 6th, 2012
Regal La Habra
1351 West Imperial Highway, La Habra, CA 90631
234 West 42nd St., New York, NY 10036
AMC La Jolla
8657 Villa La Jolla Dr., La Jolla, CA 92037
April 13th, 2012
206 Swamp Fox Rd., Alexandria, VA 22314
1210 Bethlehem Pike, North Wales, PA19454
825 Lawrenceville-Suwanee Rd., Lawrenceville, GA 30043
18733 33rd Ave., W. Lynwood, WA 98037
9090 Alta Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89144
AMC Grapevine Mills
3150 Grapevine Mills Parkway, Grapevine, TX 76051