The Age of Shadows
Set in the late 1920s, The Age of Shadows follows Korean resistance fighters as they smuggle explosives heading towards Seoul in order to destroy facilities controlled by Japanese forces.
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April 01, 2017 It may not be the helmer's finest film, yet it darts nimbly and appealingly between its slickly delivered set-pieces.Read in Source
Little White Lies
March 24, 2017 At 140 minutes, The Age of Shadows is a film that peaks early and ends late. Still, there is an upside to this ponderousness.Read in Source
September 23, 2016 Kim sometimes loses the rhythm of his spy thriller, but he's such a confident filmmaker-and his leading man such a magnetic presence-that he quickly gets its back.Read in Source
September 22, 2016 Patriotism and self-interest clash powerfully in "The Age of Shadows," a stylish and morally complex thriller set largely in Japanese-occupied 1920s Seoul.Read in Source
Los Angeles Times
September 22, 2016 The screenwriters, Lee Ji-min and Park Jong-dae, embellish this crafty scenario with no shortage of ingenious complications, effectively doubling the number of double agents at every turn.Read in Source
March 24, 2017 The action is lengthy but well constructed, particularly a sequence on a wood-panelled steam train, but the torture scenes and occasional severed toes may try some viewers.Read in Source
September 23, 2016 You'd be hard-pressed to find a more lavishly staged staged chunk of pulp nonsense.Read in Source
Minneapolis Star Tribune
December 08, 2016 It's a rich stew of a tale, with Korean resistance fighters, Hungarian revolutionaries, Japanese police officials and double agents. Running at 140 minutes, "The Age of Shadows" is worth every moment.Read in Source
New York Times
September 22, 2016 For this director, exposition can't hold a candle to elegantly staged shootouts. And who can blame him. He knows his strengths.Read in Source
March 24, 2017 The Age of Shadows is perhaps too long, but there's no doubt that it is a sumptuous, elegantly crafted piece of cinema.Read in Source
El Pais (Spain)
May 02, 2017 A complex film with Je-woon's unexpected vocation of classicism, the film reaches its particular peak of brilliance in the long stretch that takes place inside a train where persecutors and resistant converge. [Full review in Spanish]Read in Source
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Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
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