The City of Violence (R2) in October
Premier Asia have announced the UK Region 2 DVD release of The City of Violence on 1st October 2007 priced at £19.99. In this Korean action thriller detective Jeong Tae-su (played by martial arts wizard Jeong Du-hong), returns from Seoul to Onsung, the hometown of his youth to attend the funeral of his long-time friend, a reformed small-time mobster, Wang-jae (Ahn Gil-gang). There, following a nostalgic reunion with his gang of former childhood buddies, he becomes obsessed with investigating the circumstances surrounding Wang-jae's death. What he uncovers sparks a chain of events that results in Jeong and his buddy Ryoo (played by director Seung-wan himself) being forced to battle it out with teenage gangs, deadly assassins and a horde of murderous mobsters as they get closer to the truth.
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A 2-Disc Special Edition, the film is presented on Disc 1 in anamorphic widescreen with Korean DD5.1 and DTS 5.1 Surround audio options and optional English subtitles. Extras are found on Disc 2 and include:
- The Making Of The City Of Violence
- Promotional Gallery (original trailer; original teaser; UK theatrical trailer)
- Masters Of Mayhem - cast interviews
- High School Days - crew interviews and storyboards
- Deleted scenes (x9)
- Lights, Camera, Action; The Rules Of Engagement - The Art Of Fight Choreography
- Action Commentaries with Jun Doo-Hung
- Seoul Action School