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A Bittersweet Life (Dalkomhan insaeng) Reviews

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Adam Lippe
Examiner.com
December 17, 2011
It's all artifice. No matter how good the acting, how stylish the visuals, or efficient the screenplay, A Bittersweet Life never convinces us that it's not a movie.
Don Willmott
Filmcritic.com
March 10, 2009
What's great about all this isn't just the gloriously choreographed violence (among the best I've ever seen) but also Lee Byeong-heon's bravura and surprisingly profound performance
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Beth Accomando
KPBS.org
October 28, 2006
The story revolves around Sun-woo (Lee Byung-hun), a sleek and elegant mobster whose cat-like grace recalls Alain Delon in Le Samourai.
Full Review | Original Score: 10/10
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy
March 4, 2015
The worst things about it are still awfully solid, and the best things are deep and probing far beyond what you'd ever naturally expect from a film of this model.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
Joseph Proimakis
Movies for the Masses
September 10, 2006
click to read review [Greek]
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena
June 12, 2006
Um noir cujo trágico anti-herói sofre abusos físicos como poucos do gênero, este filme belissimamente fotografado traz, por trás de sua capa sangrenta, uma tocante luta para preservar um único momento de doçura.
| Original Score: 4/5
Matt McAllister
Future Movies UK
January 21, 2006
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
JoBlo
JoBlo's Movie Emporium
October 22, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
Louis Proyect
rec.arts.movies.reviews
June 20, 2006
Hair-raising gangster movie in the style of John Woo.

Empire Magazine
April 1, 2006
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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