Ma-seu-teo: Directed by Ui-seok Jo. With Lee Byung-hun, Dong-won Gang, Woo-bin Kim, Ji-won Uhm. South Korea’s financial crime unit launches a manhunt for a con man involved in a nationwide financial fraud after he absconds with the money and takes on a new identity.
“It is rare to find three top-billed cast in a single South Korean movie, which probably explains why u0026#39;Masteru0026#39; shot up to the top of the box-office charts and attracted 5 million viewers in the first two weeks in the home country.u003cbr/u003eu003cbr/u003eThis financial thriller revolves around President Jin (Lee Byung- hun), of One Network who is heading a pyramid scheme. He is a cold- hearted, greedy con man who plays the most complex character as he brings up the main theme of the story. Park Jang Goon (Kim Woo-bin) plays an expert systems manager who seems to shift loyalties between police and villains multiple times. Kim binds the two characters of Lee and Kang together and plays a witty, two-dimensional character. Kim Jae Myung (Kang Dong-won) is an obligatory police captain who plots to catch the bad guys and bring justice to the innocent people who were scammed. I personally find Kangu0026#39;s character the best and his exceptional performance in this movie is absolutely remarkable. The bromance among the three characters is not to be missed. u003cbr/u003eu003cbr/u003eThe storyline flows fast while building some degree of suspense, especially towards the latter part. However, half of the running time shows how one double-crosses another and the story to circle around itself without getting anywhere. There are a few action scenes and nothing brutal. Neither any sort of romance is involved. u003cbr/u003eu003cbr/u003eThe movie is shot in South Korea initially and moves to Manilla, Philipines towards the latter.u003cbr/u003eu003cbr/u003eI definitely recommend this movie to everyone who enjoys thrillers.”