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2017 DVD RELEASES

AGE OF SHADOWS (15) 2016   KOREA   JEE-WOON,  KIM   £19.99
  Thriller set in 1920s Seoul, the film follows Korean-born Japanese agent Lee Jeong-chool as he attempts to uncover members of the Korean resistance.
ASURA: THE CITY OF MADNESS (18) 2016   KOREA  SUNG-SU, KIM   £19.99
  Detective Do-kyung Han has an sick wife and takes bribes from the corrupt city mayor to pay for her medical treatment.  However,  as the mayor comes under investigation, Han needs to stay on step ahead of the investigators. 
HANDMAIDEN (18) 2016  KOREA    PARK, CHAN-WOOK   £15.99
 Adapted from Sarah Waters' novel 'Fingersmith' and set in 1930s Korea under Japanese colonial rule. Orphaned pickpocket Sook-hee is hired by a con artist posing as Japanese Count Fujiwara  to act as the handmaiden of heiress Lady Hideko in a ploy to rob her of her  wealth.
SEOUL STATION (15) 2016  KOREA  YEON, SANG-HO £19.99
 Animated horror film about a mass Zombie outbreak in Seoul.
TRAIN TO BUSAN (15) 2016 YEON,  KOREA SANG-HO DVD - £19.99  BLU RAY - £24.99 
 Following the outbreak of a deadly virus throughout the country, a high-speed train is overrun by a swarm of frenzied zombies.  Seok-woo, a divorced city trader, and his  young daughter Su-an are on the train battling the Zombies.

2015-16 DVD RELEASES

A GIRL AT MY DOOR (18) 2014 S.KOREA JUNG, JUDY £15.99
   Disgraced  police graduate Lee Young-nam (Bae Doona) is sent to the quiet seaside town of Yeosu where she protects troubled 14-year-old local Sun Do-hee (Kim Sae-ron). However eventually Lee Young-nam past catches up with her. 
ASURA: THE CITY OF MADNESS (18) 2016   KOREA  SUNG-SU, KIM   £19.99
  Detective Do-kyung Han has an sick wife and takes bribes from the corrupt city mayor to pay for her medical treatment.  However,  as the mayor comes under investigation, Han needs to stay on step ahead of the investigators. 
AGE OF SHADOWS (15) 2016   KOREA   JEE-WOON,  KIM   £19.99
  Thriller set in 1920s Seoul, the film follows Korean-born Japanese agent Lee Jeong-chool as he attempts to uncover members of the Korean resistance.
CLASH (15)  2009   PHILIPPINES DIOKNO PEPE £12.99
  Two brothers, Richard and Raymond in separate gangs, but when Raymond is ordered to kill his older brother,
the  two teenage brothers attempting to escape the city.   
HAN GONG-JU (15) 2013 KOREA LEE, SU-JIN £13.99
   Abandoned by her alcoholic father and ignored by her newly married mother, 17-year-old Han-Gong-ju moves 
to an  unfamiliar school and is forced to confront the trauma of her recent past.
THE MONSTER CHRONICLES: TIKTIK (15) 2012 PHILIPPINES MATTI, ERIK £14.99
   Action comedy starring Dingdong Dantes who  finds himself battling with a whole family of shape-shifting monsters, the Aswang.
ROARING CURRENTS (15) 2014 S.KOREA  KIM, HAN-MIN     £15.99
   War drama based on the Battle of Myeongnyang which took place in 1597. 
THE SHAMELESS (15) 2015  KOREA   OH,  SEUNG-UK   £19.99
   Jaded detective Jung attempts to capture a gang member by befriending the gangsters  girlfriend, Kim.   However, it's not long before Jung develops feelings for Kim, leaving him in a difficult position when a violent gangster returns.


BACK LIST

ADDRESS UNKNOWN (18)  KOREA  2001  KI-DUK, KIM     £19.99
 Three teenage boys hope to escape through courting women abroad, but all the time
their letters get returned “address unknown”
ANOTHER PUBLIC ENEMY (18) SOUTH KOREA 2002 WOO-SEOK, KANG £19.99
 Sequel to the smash hit ‘Public Enemy’
BAD GUY (18)  2003 KOREA   KI-DUK, KIM       £19.99
 Dark, daring, brutal and twisted tale that challenges  romantic ideals.
A BITTERSWEET LIFE (18) S.KOREA  2000  KIM, JI-WOON Y     £19.99
 A blackly comic thriller
A BLOOD PLEDGE (15) KOREA 2009        LEE, JONG-YONG        £12.99
    Horror movie centered around a  suicide pact.
BLOOD RAIN (18)  SOUTH KOREA  2005     Dae-seung, Kim     £19.99
 Korean murder mystery .
BLUE SKY (15)  2003 KOREA   SUNMIN,  PARK / KIM,  MOON-SAENG   £15.99
 Anime feature set in a post-apocalyptic world.
BOOMERANG FAMILY (15) 2013 KOREA   SONG,  HAE-SUNG     £14.99
    Comedy in which an elderly woman's household is shattered by her three grown up children returning to live with her.
BREATHLESS (2-DISC SPECIAL EDITION) (18) KOREA 2009  IK-JUNE,  YANG   £15.99
   Multiple award winning film on the cyclical nature of violence in society.
THE CAT (15) 2011 S  KOREA        BYEON, SEUNG-WOOK     £15.99
    Korean feline horror in which a pet shop worker decides to adopt an abandoned cat after its owner is found 
dead. However, with the cat's appearance becomes terrifying apparitions.
CHASER (18) 2008 KOREAN NA HONG-JIN £19.99
    Crime thriller.
CHINWASEON (15)  KOREA 2002 KWON-TAEK, IM    £19.99
 
Film tells the story of the renowned nineteenth century painter Jang Seung-up.
COAST GUARD (PG) S. KOREA 2002   KI-DUK, KIM     £19.99
 A soldier intent on killing a spy accidentally kills an innocent person.
CONTACT  (15) 1997 SOUTH KOREA   YOON-HYUN, CHANG   £19.99
 Radio presenter starts chatting to a girl over the internet and a romance blossoms between them. They are desperate to
 meet each other in the flesh but both are fearful of what the effect will be when they eventually do.
CROCODILE (18) KOREA 1996        KIM, KI-DUK     £12.99
    Dark South Korean drama revolving around a homeless man living next to the Han River in Seoul.
FOREST SPIDER (18)  2004 KOREA   SONG,  IL-GON   £15.99
 Awaking from a coma after two weeks, a man soon becomes both witness and suspect in the police investigation 
which reveals some of its own sinister secrets.
GHOST SCHOOL HORROR (18)  KOREA         £24.99
 Features - Whispering Corridors, Momento Mori, Wishing Stairs and the Voice.
GUARD POST (18) 2008  SOUTH KOREA    SU-CHANG, KONG   £17.99
 When a secret military border post falls silent, an army team is dispatched overnight to re-establish contact and 
safely retrieve the son of the Army Chief of Staff who is posted there
HAN GONG-JU (15) 2013 KOREA LEE, SU-JIN  £13.99
   Abandoned by her alcoholic father and ignored by her newly married mother, 17-year-old Han-Gong-ju moves  to an  unfamiliar school and is forced to confront the trauma of her recent past.
HANDMAIDEN (18) 2016  KOREA    PARK, CHAN-WOOK   £15.99
 Adapted from Sarah Waters' novel 'Fingersmith' and set in 1930s Korea under Japanese colonial rule. Orphaned pickpocket Sook-hee is hired by a con artist posing as Japanese Count Fujiwara  to act as the handmaiden of heiress Lady Hideko in a ploy to rob her of her  wealth.
HANSEL AND GRETEL (15) 2008 KOREA  PHIL-SUNG, YIM  £15.99
 Based on the timeless tale by the Brothers Grimm though transplanting its events to present day South Korea
HARMONIUM IN MY MEMORY(12) 1998  KOREA    LEE, YOUNG-JAE      £19.99
 Love story set in 1963 Korea.

THE HOUSEMAID (18) KOREA 2010        IM, SANG-SOO            £15.99
   
A remake of Kim Ki-Young's classic 1960 film, this Korean thriller charts the destructive sexual relationship 
between a rich and powerful man and his newly-appointed young housemaid.
HOW TO USE GUYS WITH SECRET TIPS (15) 2013 SOUTH KOREA  LEE, WONSUK
  
  A young woman working as an assistant on commercials, one day  purchasing a video called  'How to Use Guys with 
Secret Tips'. She scoffs as she plays the old videotapes but is soon surprised to see people around her treating her differently, not least of which a condescending big star who had previously ignored her.
HUMANIST (15) 2001 KOREA LEE, MU-YEONG £19.99 
 Three lifelong friends are unjustly accused of murdering a police officer by the man’s corrupt  partner.
JSA - JOINT SECURITY AREA (18) 2000 KOREA PARK, CHAN WOOK £12.99 
  Set in the military area between North and South Korea, a team investigating the killing of two North Korean soldiers
I’M A CYBORG (15) 2006  KOREA  PARK CHAN-WOOK      £19.99
 Romantic screwball comedy.
INTO THE MIRROR (18)   KOREA  2003   KIM, SUNG-HO      £19.99  
 A year after a mysterious fire, a department store is set to reopen, but then people start dying, seemingly murdered 
by their own reflection.
LADY VENGEANCE (18) KOREA  2005 PARK,  CHAN-WOOK    £19.99
 Lee Guem-ja has been released from jail having served 13 years for the kidnapping and murder of a child. In that 
time she has been plotting her revenge on the man who was responsible for her incarceration.
MEMENTO MORI (18) 2000 KOREA   KYU-DONG MIN TAE-KYEONG    £19.99
 Second in the ‘Ghost School’ trilogy.
MOEBIUS (18) 2013 KOREA KIM,  KI-DUK   £15.99
   Korean black comedy
NOBODY'S DAUGHTER HAE-WON (12) 2013    KOREA     SANG-SOO HONG   £19.99
    A student tries to come to terms with her complicated love-life
NOWHERE TO HIDE (15) KOREA  1999 MYUNG-SE, LEE       £19.99
 Stylish action movie. 
PIETA (18) KOREA 2012            KIM,  KI-DUK     £19.99
  
  A brutal debt collector seeks redemption from a woman claiming to be his long-lost mother.  
PLUTO (15) 2012 SOUTH KOREA SHIN, SU-WON £14.99
Thriller set in a prestigious high school.
POETRY (12) KOREAN 2010   LEE, CHANG-DONG   £19.99
    A grandmother in her late 60s who is struggling to bring up her teenage grandson on her own while also 
entering the early stages of Alzheimer's. When she discovers that her grandson is one of the perpetrators of a serious crime, she is at a loss how to react, and ends up enrolling in a poetry class in an attempt to find some strength, purpose and meaning in her life.
PRINCESS AURORA (18) 2005  KOREA  BANG EUN-JIM    £14.99
 Woman takes revenge on the World.
R-POINT (18)  2005 KOREA   SU-CHANG, KONG     £19.99
 Set in the Vietnam war, R-Point follows a group of soldiers sent to investigate the
mysterious disappearance of an earlier platoon in the jungle.
RED SHOES (18)   KOREA  2005   KIM, YONG-GYUN     £19.99  
 A mysterious pair of pink shoes found on a subway platform seems to bring a curse on the owner.
ROARING CURRENTS (15) 2014 S.KOREA  KIM, HAN-MIN     £15.99
   War drama based on the Battle of Myeongnyang which took place in 1597. 
SAMARITAN GIRL  (18)  SOUTH KOREA  2004 KI-DUK, KIM   £19.99
 When one young prostitution dies her friend travels with the dead girl’s father on a trip in the hope of gaining redemption.
THE SHAMELESS (15) 2015  KOREA   OH,  SEUNG-UK   £19.99
   Jaded detective Jung attempts to capture a gang member by befriending the gangsters  girlfriend, Kim.   However, it's not long before Jung develops feelings for Kim, leaving him in a difficult position when a violent gangster returns.
SHE'S ON DUTY (15)   KOREA  2005   PARK,  KWANG-CHUN     £15.99  
 Action-comedy movie  in which a female detective has to go undercover in an all-girls school.
SEOUL STATION (15) 2016  KOREA  YEON, SANG-HO £19.99
 Animated horror film about a mass Zombie outbreak in Seoul.
SPIDER FOREST (18) 2004  KOREA  IL GONG SONG    £14.99
 Thriller about a man who wakes up to discover a dead man and his dying girlfriend.
SPRING, SUMMER, AUTUMN, WINTER ..AND SPRING (15) KOREA  2003  OH, Y S/KI-DUK, K.  19.99
 Film charts the life of a Buddhist monk from his early days to the winter of his years.
THE SUSPECT (15)  SOUTH KOREAN    WON , SHIN-YEON   £15.99
   After defecting to South Korea a man takes vengeance on those who destroyed his family back in North Korea.
TAKE CARE OF MY CAT (PG)   KOREA  2002   JEONG, JAE EUN     £14.99  
 In the port city of Icheon, five female friends struggle to stay close while forging a life for themselves after high school.
TALE OF TWO SISTERS (15) 2003  KOREA JEE-WOO, KIM    £19.99
 Horror story based on an old Korean folk tale

THE TASTE OF MONEY (18) 2012   KOREA    IM, SANG-SOO     £19.99
    Erotic drama following the antics of a prominent South Korean family.
TIDAL WAVE (15) 2009 KOREA   JE-GYUN YUN £15.99
  Big-budget Korean disaster movie.
TRAIN TO BUSAN (15) 2016 YEON,  KOREA SANG-HO DVD - £19.99  BLU RAY - £24.99 
 Following the outbreak of a deadly virus throughout the country, a high-speed train is overrun by a swarm of frenzied zombies.  Seok-woo, a divorced city trader, and his  young daughter Su-an are on the train battling the Zombies.
TREELESS MOUNTAIN (PG) 2008 KOREA    SO YONG KIM        £19.99
   
When their mother goes off in search of their estranged father, seven-year-old Jin Kim) and her younger sister Bin  are left in the care of their emotionally distant alcoholic aunt.
TUBE (15) KOREA 2003   WUN-HAK, BAEK   £19.99
 Action movie.
UNINVITED (15) 2008   KOREA    LEE, SOO-YOUN £15.99
  Supernatural horror, in which a man is haunted by the deaths of two children.
UNTOLD SCANDAL (18) 2003   KOREA    YONG, LEE JAE  £19.99
 Adaptation of ‘Les Liasons Dangereuses’ set in aristocratic 18th century Korea
THE YELLOW SEA (18) 2010 KOREA   NA, HONG-JIN  £17.99
    Blood-soaked Korean thriller about a man driven to desperate measures to repay his debts.
WAR OF THE ARROWS (15) 2011  KOREA   KIM, HAN-MIN        £17.99
    South Korean action movie following the attempts of a skilled young archer to rescue his sister from invading Manchurian forces.

FILIPINO DVDS

4 DAYS (12) 2016 PHILIPPINES ALIX JR., ADOLFO    £15.99
 College friends Derek and Mark slowly begin to realise their true feelings for one another and will have to confront their own sexuality.
CLASH (15)  2009   PHILIPPINES DIOKNO PEPE £12.99
  Two brothers, Richard and Raymond in separate gangs, but when Raymond is ordered to kill his older brother,
the  two teenage brothers attempting to escape the city.   
MANILA IN THE CLAWS OF LIGHT/INSIANG (PG) 1975/6 PHILIPPINES BROCKA LINO DUAL DVD/BLU RAY £34.99
  MANILA IN THE CLAWS OF LIGHT is a fascinating portrait of life in the Filipino capital’s teeming urban jungle, and tells the story of 21 year-old fisherman  Julio, who has arrived in the city looking for his girlfriend. Immediately he is robbed of all his money and he drifts through a number of temporary jobs while wandering the city in search of his beloved.  

INSIANG tells the story of young Insiag who is raped by her mother’s boyfriend Dado and is treated not much better by her would-be boyfriend, Bebot. Forced to return home she turns the situation upon itself and exacts her revenge.
THE MONSTER CHRONICLES: TIKTIK (15) 2012 PHILIPPINES MATTI, ERIK £14.99
   Action comedy starring Dingdong Dantes who  finds himself battling with a whole family of shape-shifting monsters, the Aswang.

LAOTIAN DVDS

THE ROCKET (12) 2013 LAOS MORDAUNT, KIM DVD - £12.99 BLU RAY - £15.99
    Ten-year-old Ahlo is cursed. People believe that he brings bad luck everywhere he goes and is condemned to do so for the rest of his life. Desperate to escape from his destiny he leads his family away to find a new home where people don't know who he is.

THAI DVDS

BANG RAJAN (15) THAILAND 2000  JITNUKUL, TANIT      £17.99
 As an invasion of Burmese troops advances ever nearer to the capital city of Ayudhaya, residents of a small village, Bang Rajan, gather forces and, led by Taen, fight to keep the enemy at bay.
BANGKOK DANGEROUS (18) THAILAND 2000 PANG CHUNG, O & D.      £19.99
 Cold hearted hit man befriends a  beautiful girl who changes him.
BANGKOK HAUNTED (18) THAILAND 2001   PANG, OXIDE      £19.99
 Collection of short horror stories.
BEAUTIFUL BOXER (15) 2003 THAILAND       UEKRONGTHAM, EKACHAI      £19.99
 Based on the true story of a famous Thai transsexual championship kick-boxer, Nong Toom.
BLISSFULLY YOURS (18) THAILAND  2002   WEERASETHAKUL, APICHATPONG      £12.99
 A meditation on happiness, superstition, politics, sexuality and the uncertainty of Thai-Burmese border crossings, nothing really happens except that it happens with a purpose.
BLOOD FIGHTER (15) 2007  THAI            JATURAPHAT, PITI    £15.99
   
Thai martial arts thriller in which a group of bar workers use their fighting skills to resist an attempt to buy.
CEMETERY OF SPLENDOUR (12) 2015 THAILAND    WEERASETHAKUL,  APICHATPONG DVD - £15.99 BLU RAY - £19.99
 A group of soldiers are in a field hospital stricken by a mysterious sleeping sickness that causes them to suffer spiritual hallucinations.  A young volunteer at the hospital has psychic abilities and claims the  dead are siphoning the soldiers’ energy.
EYE (15) THAILAND 2002 PANG BROTHERS       £19.99
 Claimed to be one  of the best horror movies of recent years.
GHOST OF MAE NAK (15)   2005 THAILAND   DUFFIELD, MARK     £19.99
 A young couple reawaken the spirit of a famous old Thai legend.
INVISIBLE WAVES (18) THAILAND  2006    RATANARUANG, PEN-EK      £19.99
 Follows the story of a man who is ordered to kill his lover.
MUNDANE HISTORY (15) 2009  THAILAND     SUWICHAKORNPONG, ANOCHA    £12.99
   
Drama exploring the relationship between a paralyzed young man, Ake and his carer.
MY EX (18) 2010  THAILAND     CHOOPETCH, PIYAPAN   £15.99
   
A superstar discovers that breaking up is hard to do in this Thai horror.
MYSTERIOUS OBJECT AT NOON  2000 THAI    APICHATPONG  WEERASETHAKUL       £12.99
  Experimental documentary in which the film-maker travels through rural Thailand to Bangkok and along the way invites participants to expand upon an invented tale involving a disabled boy and his teacher.
ONG-BAK (18) 2003 THAILAND    PINKAEW, PRACHYA    £17.99
    Martial arts action set in Thailand.

SYNDROMES AND A CENTURY  (15) 2007 THAILAND   WEERASETHAKUL,  APICHATPONG   £19.99 
 Acclaimed drama that blurs the boundary between past and present and explores the subjectivity of memory. Flipping back and forth between the real and surreal.
TEARS OF THE BLACK TIGER (18) THAILAND 2000 SARTSANATIENG, WEST   £19.99
 Beautifully shot film which pays homage to the western. 
TONY JAA BOXSET (18)  THAILAND 2003/5     PINKAEW,  PRACHYA    £9.99
 Contains two Thai martial arts Films: Ong-Baka and Warrior King
TROPICAL MALADY(12) THIALAND 2004  WEERASETHAKUL, APICHATPONG    £19.99
 Mysterious and beautiful, ‘Tropical Maladay’ is a film of two halves: the first a romance story between two men, the second a tale of a soldier lost in the jungle beset by what might be spirits.
UNCLE BOONMEE WHO CAN RECALL HIS PAST LIVES (12) 2010THAI    APICHATPONG  WEERASETHAKUL        £15.99
   
The film portrays the final days in the life of Boonmee, a middle-aged man with failing kidneys who recalls his various past lives from his deathbed. As he revisits his many reincarnations and is reunited with the ghosts of his dead wife and lost son, Boonmee becomes immersed in memories and undergoes intense personal transformation as he surrenders to the inevitability
of death. The film won the Palme d'Or at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival.  BLU RAY - £19.99
WONDERFUL TOWN (12) 2007 THAI ASSARAT, ADITYA £15.99
 Thai drama exploring the after-effects of the 2004 Boxing Day  tsunami.

VIETNAMESE DVDS

AT THE HEIGHT OF SUMMER (PG) 2001 VIETNAM  HUNG, TRAN ANH      £19.99
 Three sisters meet each which a secret. 
CLASH (15) 2009 VIETNAM            LE THANH SON        £15.99
  
  Johnny Nguyen stars in this Vietnamese action thriller. Trinh (Veronica Ngo) and lover Quan (Nguyen) are two assassins who are forced to carry out a series of organised crimes in order to save Trinh's kidnapped daughter.
CYCLO (18) 1996   VIETNAM   HUNG, TRAN ANH          £12.99
 Award winning film about a boy surviving on the streets on Ho Chin Minh City.
THE LADY ASSASSIN (15) 2013   VIETNAM     NGUYEN,  QUANG DUNG  £14.99
    Three young hostesses lure any bandits and travellers into the tavern before murdering and looting their bodies for any worthy possessions. When their latest haul includes the bound and gagged body of a beautiful young woman, the group decide to spare her life and enable her to take revenge on those responsible for her situation.
THE SCENT OF GREEN PAPAYA (U) 1993 VIETNAM   HUNG, TRAN ANH      £19.99 
 Poetic film set in 1950s Saigon.
THREE SEASONS (12) 1999 VIETNAM BUI, TONY  15.99   
 An American in Ho Chi Minh City looks for a daughter he fathered during the war.

INDONESIAN DVDS


HEADSHOT (18) 2016 INDONESIA  STAMBOEL,K/TJAHJANTO,T DVD - £15.99 BLU RAY - £17.99 
Severely injured assassin Ishmael washes up on the beach of a small Indonesian island and is cared for by local medical student Ailin.  However will Ishmael recover on time before gangster Mr Lee discovers his whereabouts?
METRO MANILA (18) 2013 INDONESIA   ELLIS, SEAN IN TAGALOG  DVD - £12.99  BLU RAY - £15.99
    A rural Filipino family discover the realities of life on the streets of the capital in director crime thriller.
THE RAID (18) 2011 INDONESIA        EVANS, GARETH     
DVD - £17.99  BLU RAY - £19.99
    Action film in which a SWAT team becomes trapped inside a 15-storey apartment block ruled by a ruthless gangster. BLU RAY - £19.99

THE RAID TWO (18) 2013 INDONESIA        EVANS, GARETH      DVD - £17.99  BLU RAY - £19.99
Jakarta cop Rama (Iko Uwais) is tasked with going undercover and infiltrating the criminal underworld to find out who's really pulling the strings.



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