Ddongpari (Breathless) Reviews

January 14, 2011
Although his first film is only a partial success, Yang Ik-june is a filmmaker worth watching for.
January 13, 2011
Breathless pummels viewers with nearly the same ferocity and frequency with which the characters assault each other.
May 13, 2010
Amid the violent outbursts are moments of warmth and tenderness, some featuring the protagonist's young nephew, the best hope for breaking the generational cycles of domestic tragedy.
February 2, 2010
Blending a thoughtful cycle-of-violence subplot with a piercing study of how even the most hateful and isolated people inevitably affect those around them, 'Breathless' is a challenging, dynamic experience.
February 2, 2010
One of the most relentlessly abusive movies you will ever see - the dialogue is a non-stop torrent of profanity, and the action consists of one brutal beating after another. Yet it cries out to be seen.
February 2, 2010
A horribly nasty and violent drama.
February 2, 2010
It may be too long and repetitious, but this directing debut from South Korean actor Yang Ik-June has some remarkable moments.