Red Band Trailer and New U.S. Poster for I Saw the Devil

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South Korea’s “I Saw the Devil” is probably the most talked about thriller to come out of the country since, well, “Old Boy”, which also starred “Devil’s” Choi Min-sik. Magnet Releasing has the film scheduled to land in limited release on March 4, 2011 and will be making it available for Download and Video on Demand about the same time, so check your usual haunts if you’d rather watch the grisly, bloody action in the comforts of your living room. Red Band trailer and U.S. poster for the flick below. You can read our review of the film here.

SAW THE DEVIL is a shockingly violent and stunningly accomplished tale of murder and revenge from Korean genre master KIM Jee-woon (The Good, The Bad, The Weird and A Tale of Two Sisters). Oldboy’s CHOI Min-sik plays Kyung-chul, a dangerous psychopath who kills for pleasure. The embodiment of pure evil, he has committed horrifying and senselessly cruel serial murders on defenseless victims, successfully eluding capture by the police.

On a freezing, snowy night, his latest victim is the beautiful Ju-yeon, daughter of a retired police chief and pregnant fiancée of elite special agent Dae-hoon (The Good, The Bad, The Weird’s LEE Byung-hyun). Obsessed with revenge, Dae-hoon decides to track down the murderer, even if doing so means becoming a monster himself. And when he finds Kyung-chul, turning him in to the authorities is the last thing on his mind.

The lines between good and evil fall away in this diabolically twisted game of cat and mouse. Pushing the concept of revenge to its most extreme limits, KIM Jee-woon brilliantly transcends the police procedural and serial killer genres in surprising and thrilling new ways.

Starring Byung-hun Lee, Gook-hwan Jeon, Choi Min-sik, Ho-jin Jeon and directed by Ji-woon Kim.

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  • Brent

    That trailer makes me more excited for this than I already was. Someone in Seattle better show “I Saw The Devil” or I may cry.

    • Mikey T

      Looks like you are in luck Brent. Playing in Seattle on April 1st. I found this release list on Magnolia Pictures website. I’ve already seen it, but I’m definitely going to see it on the big screen when it comes to Tempe, AZ.

      http://www.magpictures.com/dates.aspx?id=55ae3406-5648-404a-aa3f-31a1720d4e14

      • Brent

        That’s awesome. Thanks Mickey. I’ve been looking around but haven’t been able to find any solid dates. April Fool’s day is now marked on my calender.

  • BuliMetak

    Materpiece!

  • Janusfury

    I’m still reeling a month after seeing this film, my god…amazing…creepy…this is one for the books..