Image Gallery Now Loading… Previous Next Close

A Violent Prosecutor (DVD) (Japan Version) DVD Region 2

Our Price: US$40.99
Availability: Usually ships within 7 to 14 days
Important information about purchasing this product:
  • This product cannot be cancelled or returned after the order has been placed. For more details, please refer to our return policy.
  • This product will not be shipped to Hong Kong.
A Violent Prosecutor (DVD) (Japan Version)
Sign in to rate and write review
No Rating Available

YesAsia Editorial Description

An imprisoned prosecutor teams up with a swindler to uncover the truth behind his wrongful sentence in the crime comedy A Violent Prosecutor starring Hwang Jung Min (Veteran) and Kang Dong Won (The Priests). Directed by first-time director Lee Il Hyung, the blockbuster film also co-stars Lee Sung Min (The Piper) and Park Sung Woong (Office).

Bad-tempered prosecutor Byun Jae Wook (Hwang Jung Min) is known for resorting to violence to catch suspects and it eventually brings him into serious trouble. Accused of murdering a suspect during an interrogation, Jae Wook is sentenced to 15 years. To make his life in prison more comfortable, he maintains a good relationship with the guards and other prisoners by helping them with his legal knowledge. Five years into his sentence, he meets con artist Han Chi Won (Kang Dong Won). The two form an unlikely bond and team up to overturn Jae Wook's wrongful conviction.

© 2017-2022 YesAsia.com Ltd. All rights reserved. This original content has been created by or licensed to YesAsia.com, and cannot be copied or republished in any medium without the express written permission of YesAsia.com.

Technical Information

Product Title: A Violent Prosecutor (DVD) (Japan Version) 王牌計中計 (DVD)(日本版) 王牌计中计 (DVD)(日本版) 華麗なるリベンジ A Violent Prosecutor (DVD) (Japan Version)
Artist Name(s): Hwang Jung Min | Kang Dong Won (Actor) | Kim Eung Soo (Actor) | Park Sung Woong (Actor) | Lee Sung Min (Actor) | Shin So Yool (Actor) | Park Jong Hwan (Actor) 黃 政民 | 姜東元 (Actor) | 金應洙 (Actor) | 朴誠雄 (Actor) | 李聖旻 (Actor) | 申素律 (Actor) | Park Jong Hwan (Actor) 黄政民 | 姜东元 (Actor) | 金应洙 (Actor) | 朴诚雄 (Actor) | 李圣旻 (Actor) | 申素律 (Actor) | Park Jong Hwan (Actor) ファン・ジョンミン | カン・ドンウォン (Actor) | キム・ウンス (Actor) | パク・ソンウン (Actor) | イ・ソンミン (Actor) | シン・ソユル (Actor) | Park Jong Hwan (Actor) 황 정민 | 강동원 (Actor) | 김응수 (Actor) | 박성웅 (Actor) | 이성민 (Actor) | 신소율 (Actor) | 박종환 (Actor)
Director: Lee Il Hyeong 李一炯 李一炯 イ・イルヒョン 일형 이
Release Date: 2017-04-26
Publisher Product Code: TWDD-81061
Language: Korean
Subtitles: Japanese
Picture Format: NTSC What is it?
Disc Format(s): DVD
Region Code: 2 - Japan, Europe, South Africa, Greenland and the Middle East (including Egypt) What is it?
Other Information: DVD
Shipment Unit: 1 What is it?
YesAsia Catalog No.: 1057734896

Product Information

[アーティスト/ キャスト]
ファン・ジョンミン / カン・ドンウォン / イ・ソンミン / イ・イルヒョン (監督、脚本) / ユ・ジョンフン (製作総指揮)

[特典情報]
映像特典収録

[テクニカル・インフォメーション]
本編126分+特典2分
製作国 : 韓国 (Korea)
公開年 : 2016

[ストーリー]
手荒な捜査で知られる熱血検事ピョン・ジェウク(ファン・ジョンミン)は、取り調べ中の容疑者が謎の死を遂げ、殺人容疑で逮捕されてしまう。懲役15年の実刑が確定した彼は、一夜にして検事から服役囚に転落。悔しさのなか、必ず濡れ衣を晴らしてみせると誓った彼は、刑務所内で出会った前科9犯のイケメン詐欺師ハン・チウォン(カン・ドンウォン)にある取引を持ちかける。それは「出所させてやる代わりに自分に協力をしろ」というものだった。検事と詐欺師の、前代未聞のリベンジ作戦が、いま始まる──!!

[解説]
ピンチが生んだ最高の相棒<バディ>!/検事と詐欺師が手を組んだ!?/前代未聞の“リベンジ”が始まる!

Additional Information may be provided by the manufacturer, supplier, or a third party, and may be in its original language

Other Versions of "A Violent Prosecutor (DVD) (Japan Version)"

Search Keywords

The following keywords are associated with this product. Please click on a keyword to search for similar items.

YumCha! Asian Entertainment Reviews and Features

Professional Review of "A Violent Prosecutor (DVD) (Japan Version)"

August 22, 2016

This professional review refers to A Violent Prosecutor (DVD) (2-Disc Digipack + Special Booklet) (Limited Edition) (Korea Version)
Popular Korean actor Hwang Jung-min returns with another corruption-themed thriller in A Violent Prosecutor, making the debut of writer director Lee Il-hyung, who previously worked as assistant director on the likes of Kundo: Age of the Rampant and Beastie Boys. The film pairs Hwang with Kang Dong-won, recently in Jang Jae-hyun's possession horror The Priests, with support from Lee Sung-min (The Piper) and Park Sung-woong (Office), and proved a hit at the domestic box office, ranking as one of the highest grossing blockbusters of 2016 to date.

Hwang Jung-min plays Byun Jae-wook, a prosecutor with little time for the niceties of the job, known for his foul temper and often violent methods. Byun's life is turned upside down when he roughs up a suspect involved in a land development scandal, who later dies in custody, with the prosecutor being accused of his murder. Despite following the advice of Assistant Prosecutor General Jong-gil (Lee Sung-min), he ends up being sentenced to 15 years behind bars, where he makes life more bearable by using his skills to win over the guards and other prisoners. After five years in the slammer he meets new arrival Han Chi-won (Kang Dong-won), a slick swindler who happens to have been involved in the land development case, and the two form an uneasy alliance to try and get to the bottom of the conspiracy.

Originality clearly isn't the strong suit of A Violent Prosecutor, the film seeing Lee Il-hyung playing things as safe as possible with his debut, following the formula laid down by a long list of other films to the letter. The film plays out entirely as expected, with very little in the way of surprises or real tension, and anyone familiar with Korean thrillers over the last decade should have a very clear idea of where it's going from the opening scenes. As a result, it's hard not to get an impression of the film going through the motions at times, and ther'’s a distinct lack of creativity on show, so much so that the film becomes indistinguishable from many of its similarly-themed peers. Even the central mystery and conspiracy are blindingly obvious, and Lee never manages to instil any sense of danger or threat to either of its protagonists.

To be fair, this is a criticism which could be levelled at an increasingly high proportion of Korean films of the type, and A Violent Prosecutor isn't really a worse offender than any other of the accused. To his credit, Lee does manage to hold the interest, and viewers not tired of the form should find his treatment of the usual themes of corruption, social morals and righteousness worthy enough. The film does benefit from at least having a bit of variation, shifting in and out of prison and the courtroom, and the mix of comedy and drama is a pleasing one, with a few funny scenes scattered throughout. Lee also works in some decent action scenes, mostly the expected chases and mass brawls, and these help to keep the pace up during a somewhat overstretched two hours plus running time.

More important, and likely the chief reason behind the film’s box office success, is the presence of the always-likeable Hwang Jung-min, who adds a very welcome touch of charisma and tough charm. Though Byun Jae-wook is the kind of role the actor could likely play in his sleep, it's fun seeing him chewing the scenery, even if he doesn’t have that much to do for significant stretches of the film. Kang Dong-won gets around the same amount of screen time, and so it’s fortunate that he's similarly on enjoyable form, his tricky con artist getting most of the film's laughs, mostly revolving around his shabby seduction attempts of unsuspecting women. The film is at its best when the two are sharing scenes, Hwang and Kang having an entertaining chemistry and dynamic, which Lee makes the most of in the best mismatched couple and buddy movie fashion, with plenty of banter and bickering.

To an extent, this helps to distract from the shortcomings of A Violent Prosecutor, making it a modestly successful debut for Lee Il-hyung. Perfectly watchable but imminently disposable, it's a film which should be enjoyed by fans of Hwang Jung-min, though even they will probably find themselves yearning for a little more innovation and effort.

by James Mudge - EasternKicks.com

This original content has been created by or licensed to YesAsia.com, and cannot be copied or republished in any medium without the express written permission of YesAsia.com.
On the Line A Way Station The Policeman's Lineage Illang: The Wolf Brigade Deliver Us From Evil Pipeline Double Patty
  • Region & Language: No Region Selected - English
  • *Reference Currency: No Reference Currency
 Change Preferences 
Please enable cookies in your browser to experience all the features of our site, including the ability to make a purchase.
Cookie Preferences Close

We use data cookies to store your online preferences and collect information. You can use this interface to enable or disable sets of cookies with varying functions.


These cookies are required to use core website features and are automatically enabled when you use the site. They also enable use of the Shopping Cart and Checkout processes, assist in regulatory and security issues, measure traffic and visits, and retrieve order information for affiliate commissions. We use the information collected to evaluate and improve the performance of your shopping experience.
These cookies are used to deliver advertisements that are more relevant to you and your interests. Marketing Cookies are placed by third-party providers with our permission, and any information collected may be shared with other organizations such as publishers or advertisers.
These cookies enable us to provide better services based on how users use our website, and allow us to improve our features to deliver better user experience. Information collected is aggregated and anonymous.

    Cancel