I Saw the Devil

I Saw the Devil ★★★★★

A girl waiting for a tow truck to come... Meets a man in a black hoodie wanting to help. She refuses his help, he goes to his van. There is no movement... Everything is in pin drop silence state and suddenly the Devil rises...

Now a mourning fiance gets on the track for revenge... It is not a revenge which can should be taken easily, it is devil he is against and to beat him he has to be devil himself and nothing less...

When the hunt for revenge starts, it is a revenge for the pain he can cause to the devil... It is about what can break him. But the devil, he has no remorse, he kills for his pleasure, nothing to loose and enjoying every bit of it. Even when his hurt badly, he just won't stop. And the scene in the taxi where he kills two people was just so great to watch, the editing for that scene and the brutality was the staggering.

Here for Kim Soo-hyun's battle for revenge is nothing to gain really, it is more the pain he is suffering and getting even with that pain against Jang Kyung-chul.

The scenes where Jang Kyung-chul is killing and cutting, he is shown so calm. Even his cannibal friend tells Kim, that Jang is mad, I mean a real psychopath. He likes to get even and how he tells Kim about Jang gives pleasure before pain...

The last sequence of the film is what makes this movie so great. Kim finds something that breaks in a slight of Jang...

I Saw the Devil, is pure psychological play of minds in the sense of violence and becoming the devil, it is shown beautifully with equally beautiful score that makes it more compelling to watch. It is sad to watch someone so good breaking down in the world of the devil. I can understand why he wants to do it but it just breaks his soul and his life forever.

Lee Byung-hun as Kim Soo-hyun and Choi Min-sik as Jang Kyung-chu give one the best performance's you can see on the screen. Just Brilliant.

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