Detective Jeong returns from Seoul to attend the funeral of his long-time friend, a reformed small-time mobster, Wang-jae. Following a nostalgic reunion with his gang of former childhood buddies, he becomes obsessed with investigating the circumstances surrounding Wang-jae's death. What he uncovers sparks a chain of events that result in Jeong and his buddy Ryoo being forced to battle it out with teenage gangs, deadly assassins and a horde of murderous mobsters as they get closer to the truth.
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Poorly acted, poorly directed, amateurish, shaky-cam nonsense. Waving the camera around silly fight scenes merely enhances their lack of believability (as Greengrass continues to prove). Those who rated this film 'dazzling' and 'amazing' must have owed the producer a favour.