Daeho

Daeho

The tiger

DVD - 2016 | Korean
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An ex-sharpshooter for the Kingdom of Korea is hunting the country's last tiger. Japanese forces and vicious local poachers also seek The Four Legged Mountain Lord, and will stop at nothing to claim their prey.
Publisher: Plano, TX : Well Go USA Entertainment, [2016]
Branch Call Number: KOREAN DVD DAEHO
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (140 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
digital,optical,rda
video file,DVD video,rda
Language Note: In Korean with optional English subtitles
Alternative Title: Tiger

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JackamoJames
Apr 19, 2017

A psychological battle between man and tiger. A touching story as well of the similarities of man and his family versus the tiger and its family. Back and forth they go through a series of events over a period of years , involving loss, revenge, sympathy, and acknowledgement.
The film is as beautiful to view as any that has been produced. The cgi is spectacular..if you though Revenant was something to behold just wait till you see the battle of the tiger versus the hunters.
At times, a bit far fetched with how this massive animal survived, but that is also part of the story, survival.
You will feel sympathy for both man and tiger, sadness, revenge, and triumph, and when it is all over the symbolism of the final shot will have your emotions at their bitter end.
Best Korean film since The Host and if you are an avid Asian film enthusiast, you will recognize the lead actor from a number of films ( Old Boy ) as well a couple of the supporting cast.
One of the most enjoyable films borrowed this year.

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imagenel
Apr 10, 2017

Forget Ang Lee's Life of (digital) Pi: this kitty can act! Better than Jean-Jacques Annaud's The Bear and more profound than The Old Man and the Marlin. Spoiler alert: a young hunter saved a one-eye tiger cub; they grew up as a wise old man and the meanest Lord of the Mountain. Of course, the tiger's rampage through armed men was a bit 300, but the back story is solidly entertaining.

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Jaymie
Feb 16, 2017

What a sad story! (Sniff Sniff..) Everyone Dies!

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Apr 19, 2017

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Jaymie
Feb 16, 2017

Jaymie thinks this title is suitable for 10 years and over

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