Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen 1.85:1
Audio: Dolby Digital 5.1/2.0
Cast: Choi Min-Sik, Ryu Seung-Beom
Release Year: 2005
Subtitle: English, Korean
Duration: 135 Minutes
"Crying Fist", directed by Ryu Seung-Wan, is the long awaited boxing movie since his last film, Arahan. Director Ryu brings together powerhouse
actor, Choi Min-Sik (Old Boy) and Ryu Seung-Beom (Arahan).
In one corner, we have Sang-Hwan (Ryu Seung-Beom), a bitter and angry young man with a huge chip on his shoulder. He discovers that instead of
beating people up on the streets and getting arrested, he can beat people up in the ring and get paid. The other corner, we have Tae-Sik (Choi
Min-Sik), a middle-aged man whose moment of glory came long ago, when he won the silver medal as an amateur boxer at the Asian Games. But now,
with his family life falling apart due to mounting debt, he earns his income as a human punch bag on the streets, charging people to punch out
their frustration on him!
Both mean are losers, on a downward trajectory. They are the kind of guys who don't need any enemies besides themselves. Eventually, their path