|release date||March 8 2011|
|studio||Well Go USA|
|starring||Won Bin, Kim Sae-Ron|
|trailer 1||Trailer #1|
SynopsisMaster ip a new arrival in british-occupied hong kong wants to open a martial arts academy to teach his unique wing chun style. A corrupt cabal of martial arts masters led by master hung of refuses to allow him to teach in peace until he proves himself in a series of fights against the local master which ip does.
The press notes describe The Man from Nowhere as “Taken meets Oldboy”, but it’s more like Taken had an orgy and invited Oldboy, The Professional, Man on Fire, I Saw the Devil, and pretty much every other revenge thriller to be released in the last 20 years. Virtually everything cool about The Man from Nowhere seems to have been lifted directly from another movie, but that doesn’t render the resulting film any less awesome. There’s a reason this was the highest grossing movie in Korea in 2010. Hitting all the revenge thriller notes with obvious relish, it’s a slick, highly satisfying piece of anger-rush cinema. …Read More