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“Revolver” Locks in Release Date, Unveils Enigmatic Poster and Trailer

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Revolver Locks in Release Date Unveils Enigmatic Poster and Trailer

South Korean crime thriller “Revolver,” starring Jeon Do-yeon, Ji Chang-wook, and Im Ji-yeon, has locked in an August 7th release date and unveiled its first poster and trailer on the 27th.

Revolver” follows the story of Ha Soo Young (Jeon Do-yeon), a former detective who is framed for a crime and imprisoned. Upon her release, she sets out on a relentless pursuit of a single goal, fueled by a promise made two years ago.

Ha Soo Young (Jeon Do-yeon) is a police officer who is investigating a corruption case. She uncovers evidence that implicates a powerful businessman named Andy (Ji Chang-wook). However, Andy is also the lover of Ha Soo Young’s superior, and he has Ha Soo Young framed for the crime.

Ha Soo Young is sent to prison, where she spends the next seven years. When she is finally released, she is a changed woman. She is now cold and hardened, and she is determined to get revenge on those who wronged her.

Ha Soo Young tracks down Andy and begins to plot her revenge. However, she soon realizes that she is not alone. There is someone else who is also after Andy, and they are willing to do anything to stop Ha Soo Young.

Collaboration Between Director Oh Seung-uk and SANA Entertainment

The film promises an explosive synergy between its powerful characters. “Revolver” marks the second collaboration between director Oh Seung-uk, who garnered acclaim for his work on “The Shameless” with an invitation to the Cannes Film Festival’s “Un Certain Regard” section, and Sanai pictures, the production company behind films like “New World,” “Asura: The City of Madness,” “The Spy Gone Northand,” “Hopeless,” and “Hunt.”

Cryptic Poster Hints at Mystery and Suspense

The released poster exudes a sense of mystery with its cryptic caption, “An abandoned promise, a single purpose,” and the silhouette of a revolver hidden behind the characters’ backs. The captivating visuals showcase the intense gazes of Jeon Do-yeon, Ji Chang-wook, and Im Ji Yeon, their sharp eyes hinting at the thrilling suspense and raw emotions that lie ahead.

Trailer Sets the Tone for Electrifying Pursuit

The accompanying trailer sets the tone for “Revolver” with its vibrant color palette, a blend of tranquility and electrifying emotions, and the captivating performances of the actors who bring their unique personas to life.

Ha Soo Young’s Journey for Justice

Framed for corruption, former detective Ha Soo Young is released from prison only to discover that everyone involved in the case, including Andy (Ji Chang-wook), who promised her money, has abandoned her. Fueled by a single burning desire, a promise made two years ago, Ha Soo Young embarks on a relentless pursuit of justice.

As she navigates a world where trust is a rare commodity, she encounters Jung Yoon Sun (Im Ji-yeon), a mysterious figure whose true intentions are unclear – is she an ally or a pawn sent to monitor her every move?

Transformations and Nuanced Performances

Jeon Do-yeon sheds her usual gentle image to portray the hardened and cold Ha Soo Young, a former detective seeking retribution for the betrayal she endured. Ji Chang-wook undergoes a dramatic transformation as Andy, the enigmatic “crazy dog” who sets Ha Soo Young’s quest in motion. Lim Ji-yeon delivers a nuanced performance as Jung Yoon Sun, a character shrouded in mystery whose true motives remain hidden.

Director Oh Seung-uk Promises “Unique” and “Intriguing” Film

Director Oh Seung-uk promises a film that “explores unique ways of portraying characters and resolving conflicts,” adding, “It’s a film with a peculiar and intriguing charm.” With his meticulous directing style and focus on human emotions, Oh is set to bring the characters and their intricate relationships to life.

I am an Entertainment News writer, with a specialization in Asian dramas (because, obviously, I am clueless), Kpop and Celebrity News. I am based in the Singapore. I love nothing more than to impart my wisdom and churn out interesting articles. I also assist journalists over on the HARO platform with some of that all important showbiz know-how!


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