REVIEW: NO TEARS FOR THE DEAD
OVERVIEW: From the creator of the internationally-acclaimed action thriller The Man From Nowhere, comes the heart-pounding box office hit NO TEARS FOR THE DEAD, debuting on Blu-ray and DVD February 17 from
CJ Entertainment. A hit man traumatized from accidentally killing a young girl during a job is given the mission to eliminate her mother and begins the ultimate fight to save her life. The film’s all-star cast includes superstar JANG Dong-gun (Friend, Warrior’s Way), KIM Min-hee (Helpless, Very Ordinary Couple), Brian Tee (The Wolverine, upcoming: Jurassic World), KIM Hee-won (The Man from Nowhere, My Way) and KIM Joon-seong (Innocent Blood, Man-choo).
Blu-ray and DVD bonus materials include director’s commentary and the featurette “The Making of No Tears for the Dead,” while bonus materials exclusive to the Blu-ray release includes an interview with Brian Tee, deleted scenes, a “Behind the Scene” featurette, action highlights and two character spots.
SYNOPSIS: Abandoned by his mother shortly after immigrating to America, Gon
(JANG Dong-gun) is raised by the mafia and grows up to become a cold-blooded hit man. Though usually flawless in taking out his targets, Gon makes a terrible mistake of killing an innocent young girl. A flood of guilt takes over his life and the situation becomes worse when his boss assigns him the job of killing the young girl’s mother. Gon’s new target, Mogyeong (KIM
Min-hee), is a risk manager at an investment firm and has buried herself in work to bury her grief. She is completely unaware of her role at the heart of a dangerous conspiracy. Finally, she meets the man who wants to tell her the truth behind the death of her child.
The film is
presented in widescreen in a 2.40:1 aspect ration preserving its
theatrical format. The picture is just flawless. Not only the
picture looks great in this release, also the sound it is good,
a 5.1 Dolby Digital in Korean that provides a good complement
to the picture. It also includes English subtitles.
Widescreen (2.40:1) 16x9
Korean English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
Subtitles - English
“The Making of No Tears for the Dead” featurette
Brian Tee Interview
Character Spot: Mogyeong
Character Spot: Gon
Behind the Scene