Indonesian Film Critics

 
Random Article


 
Don't Miss
 

 

Veteran (2015)

 

 
Overview
 

Genre: , ,
 
Release Date:
 


0
Posted September 22, 2015 by

 
Full Article
 
 

Veteran-Poster

Critics Review: NA (0 review)
Film Bloggers Review: ★★★1/2 (3 reviews)

SYNOPSIS

Setelah sukses menjalankan penangkapan untuk kasus pencurian mobil, Detektif Do-chul (Hwang Jung-min) diajak untuk berpesta di sebuah klub di mana ia bertemu dengan pewaris ketiga dari Sun-jin Group, Tae-oh (Yoo Ah-in), yang perilaku kasarnya membuat Do-chul merasa tak enak. Yakin bahwa Tae-oh adalah pengguna narkoba, Do-chul mencoba untuk menyelidikinya, tetapi dilarang oleh atasannya. Sementara itu, Tae-oh bertemu dengan Mr. Bae (Jeong Woong-in), pengemudi truk yang membantu Do-chul dalam kasus sebelumnya. Mr. Bae yang diberhentikan dari pekerjaannya tanpa diberi upah menuntut keadilan pada Sun-jin Group. Setelah kejadian tragis yang tak dapat dijelaskan menimpa Mr. Bae, Do-chul yang menduga kuat bahwa Tae-oh terlibat mencoba sekuat tenaga untuk mengusut kasus tersebut. Tetapi, Tae-oh mencoba untuk menyabotase setiap langkahnya dengan kekuasaan yang dimilikinya.

 

After an international auto theft sting, dimwitted detective Do-chul is treated to a night at a club where he meets Sun-jin Group third-in-line Tae-oh, whose rude behavior rubs Do-chul the wrong way. Convinced Tae-oh is a drug addict, Do-chul tries to investigate, but is stopped by his boss. Meanwhile, Tae-oh runs into Mr.Bae-a truck driver that helped Do-chul with his auto theft case-and his 9-year-old son, protesting to get his overdue wages. After being humiliated and beaten for Tae-oh’s amusement, Bae is hospitalized but his son finds Do-chul’s business card and calls for help. Do-chul feels responsible and so decides to get Tae-oh, no matter what it takes and no matter how much Tae-oh tries to sabotage him.

General Information

Director: Ryoo Seung-wan
Scriptwriter: Ryoo Seung-wan
Cast: Hwang Jung-min, Yoo Ah-hin, Yoo Hae-jin, Oh Dal-su, Jang Yoon-joo, Kim Si-hoo, Jung Woong-in
Running Time: 124 minutes
Release Date: 23 September 2015

Full Cast and Crew

Not available.

 

BLOGGERS REVIEW

DANIEL IRAWAN (Dan at the Movies)

In veins of what Korean did best to its sources, also a solid dose of comedy in action, Veteran beats Shaft and New Police Story relentlessly. Rating: ★★★★

RASYID HARRY (Movfreak)

Mudah memilih sisi dalam konfrontasi ini, dan klimaksnya memberikan payoff yang memuaskan. Sama memuaskannya dengan keseluruhan isi Veteran yang tidak punya kedalaman, tapi memberikan kesenangan luar biasa. Saya jarang dibuat tertawa oleh komedi bodoh apalagi slapstick, tapi film ini berhasil melakukan itu. Rating: ★★★1/2

SHINTA SETIAWAN (Staff)

Veteran is a highly enjoyable action comedy. What elevates Ryoo Seung-wan’s film from being a standard procedural pic is how well the comedy and slapstick stick to the story, even when things get really dark and bitter. Violence is abound, and you’ll hear cracks and wince every time the hero and the villain both take turns to punch and bleed. The only drawback is how starkly Do-chul and Tae-oh are depicted. While you’ll instantly root for Do-chul with his comically violent behavior, Tae-oh is lacking in more color and complexity. His violent tendency which affects men, women, children, and animal alike looks more like a laundry list for bad guys than a real personality. That said, you’ll find much satisfaction when the inevitable finally occurs at the end. Rating: ★★★1/2

 

Last Updated: 24 September 2015


0 Comments



Be the first to comment!


Leave a Response


(required)