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Movie Review: Traffickers

Traffickers
Traffickers - srf
4.5 stars

Starring: Chang Jung Lim, Daniel Choi, Oh Dal-su, Jo Yoon-hee

Directed: Kim Hong-seon

Release Date: December 23, 2014

Run Time: 111 Minutes

Format: Blu-Ray

Audio:
Korean / Subtitles: English

Distributor: Well Go USA

Film Synopsis

Korea’s Black Market, where everything is for sale. Even your life.

Young-Gyu was the best. He was an Organ Dealer, smuggling body parts for sale to the highest bidder. His crew was the best – an organized team of professionals with top skills and no conscience. But when one of them dies on the job, the crew scatters.

Now he fronts stolen goods, and has fallen in love with Yoo-Ri, a ticket agent at the port terminal. Her father is dying, and when she turns to a ruthless loan shark for help, Young-Gyu  goes on a search to find his old partners for one last job. – Well Go USA

Audio/Video

Audio

Audio Language: Korean
Subtitles: English

The sound is on par with the PQ. No distortion, dialogue is clear and sound effects or also good. I also thought the score was good especially  near the end of the film.

Rating:4.5 stars

 

Picture Quality

Disc Format: Blu-Ray

Overall the Picture Quality looks good, sharp, popping colors, good black levels. Nothing to complain about.

Rating:4.5 stars

Note: Equipment used to watch the film can be found below

Theatrical release Date: August 30, 2012 (South Korea)
Blu-Ray Disc release Date: December 23, 2014 (USA)
Extras

 

  • Trailer

 

My Thoughts

Traffickers is what it sounds like. The film deals with people trafficking drugs, money, people and what ever else but mainly organs. In this film you follow a few guys who are in that business. The film has some big twists and turns, gore and nudity. But not much action, granted it’s not supposed to be an action film but more of a thriller / crime / gore film. I enjoyed the film a lot and thought the score in the film fit well and sounded great. For me I might watch it twice so I can catch a few things that may have slipped my mind. It’s that kind of story.

The Good: Plot, Gore, Nudity, Crazy Twists, dark, score, and good acting.

The Bad: A little long, some dialog was weird like a guy saying to another guy who has just crashed a car while on top of the car, says…stop the car…after they have crashed.

The bad list is small the good list is big and for me The film is a must watch. After viewing and thinking about the plot, you start seeing a few things you didn’t notice and I like that. It’s a movie that might keep you thinking after it’s over.

With that said, The film isn’t classic but it’s not to far off in my eyes. I give the film a Score of 4.5 out of 5. Go pick it up twist seekers, Korean film enjoyers, blood lovers …and so on.

Rating – 5 Star System

Film:

PQ:

Sound:

4.5 stars

4.5 stars

4.5 stars

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Product Details

Blu-ray

$29.98 $16.99


DVD

$24.98 $14.99

Prices are posted at time of review and most likely before release.
Prices will or could have changed after this review.

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This Film was Played on the listed Equipment below

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TV

Samsung (UN46C6900) 46-Inch 1080p LED HDTV

DVD/Blu-Ray Player

OPPO BDP – 103 (Highly Recommended)

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Stereo Receiver

Pioneer VSX-516-K 7.1-Channel

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(1) Center Speaker

Pioneer S-HF 11C

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(2) Front Speaker

KLH 9250B Floor – 350 watts

(4) Surround sound Speakers

KLH 100 watt Bookshelf

(1) Subwoofer

Sony SA-W3000 180 Watt 12″ sub

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Note: I Know my speakers are way outdated. OPPO Blu-Ray Player is one of the best around and used in most home theaters. The Receiver is pretty good but on the line of out dated. Subwoofer is good with tons of bass but not the theater quality from a $400 Sub. Front speakers are fun with tons of power and are good for standalone’s but higher end sound (Hz) is lower quality. Overall I need to update on all speakers granted I do get decent sound out of them just the higher end falls short.

 

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