David Knight - 19th Mar 2013

It's a leftfield idea that is initially almost bamboozling, because the video is true to the traditions of the genre. Patrick, back to directing after a year-plus sabbatical, plays it straight with a combination of intrigue, romance, evildoing and derring-do. You just have to disentangle a number of simultaneous storylines, set in different timeframes and places (both South and North Korea) involving the same actors playing similar roles in the different narratives.

Almost surprising too to see Patrick Daughters returning with something so averse to the cinematic production values for which he's renowned. But its so faithful to the subject you'd be forgiven for thinking its the real McCoy, until a few characters start lipsyncing...

PRO Credits


DirectorPatrick Daughters
Production CompanyThe Director's Bureau
Executive ProducerSue Yeon Ahn
ProducerEmily Skinner
1st ADJesse Fleece
2nd ADChad Nicholson
Director of PhotographyLarkin Seiple
Camera operatorMatt Sanderson
SteadicamAri Robbins
Production designerHeidi Adams
Make-upVictoria Aronson
HairTaylor Stevenson
StylistKeith Wage
CastChristine Ko, Jason Her, Tim Park, Adam Jung, Davis Choh, Ben Cho. Mihui Hall, Sejin Park, Mia Danelle
EditorStephen Berger
ColouristJames Tillett
Post ProducerAlannah Currie
Director's RepresentationRiff Raff Films
ProducerBenjamin Gilovitz
StylistZoey Macdonell

David Knight - 19th Mar 2013

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